The next meeting of the Coalition of Veterans Organizations will be held in the 2nd floor Conference Room of the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center at 7 PM on this Wednesday, February 21st.
The Executive Committee will meet at 6 PM in the same location. If you want to attend and see what the Executive Committee does, arrive at 6 PM.
The Agenda for the Membership Meeting will include a presentation on “The Right to Heal Campaign,” a campaign against the increasing privatization of the VA. We will also have reports on the Veterans Against Violence Campaign, the CVO struggle for Dental Care for Veterans and other issues of importance to Veterans and their families.
Light refreshments will be served. Parking will be validated.
Come out and support CVO!
Illinois State Capital – Springfield, Illinois
The Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival aims to build a broad and deep national moral fusion movement – rooted in the leadership of the poor, marginalized and moral agents and reflecting the great moral teachings – to unite our country from the bottom up.
This campaign has emerged from more than a decade of work by grassroots community and religious leaders, organizations and movements fighting to end systemic racism, poverty, the war economy, environmental destruction & related injustices and to build a just, sustainable and participatory society. We draw on the history, vision and unfinished work of the 1968 Poor People’s Campaign.
They demand a change in course. And on February 5, 2018, they served notice to the state capitals that if their voices are not heard and the issues remain unaddressed, they are prepared to take direct action and engage in nonviolent civil disobedience.
The Illinois Poor People’s Campaign is forming teams across Illinois to organize for next spring and beyond. We invite you to bring your talents and commitment to the liberation and moral revival of this nation. Please indicate that you would like to participate in one of the teams and which team you are interested in by replying to this email.
- Faith Community Outreach Team
- Volunteer and Organizations Outreach Team (for cities throughout IL, as well as Chicago)
- Direct Action Coordination Team
- Movement Cultural Arts Coordination Team
- Unions and workers Team
- Millennial and College Students Team
- Social Media Team
Volunteer organizers are available to meet with your organization and/or smaller groups of people who would like to learn more about our movement. Contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org.
In struggle and solidarity,
Illinois Poor People’s Campaign Coordinating Committee
Are you a veteran struggling with a substance misuse or co-occurring disorder (PTSD, depression, anxiety, etc.)? Are you a friend or other loved one of a veteran, and you want to learn more about substance use and PTSD among veterans or the ways you can help them? Information on rehab centers and VA options can be found at https://www.therecoveryvillage.com/resources/veterans/
Since 2018, Rehab Spot has served as a critical source of information on addiction and recovery for those who are struggling with substance abuse disorders and co-morbid mental health conditions. Rehab Spot is owned by Recovery Worldwide, a national informational marketing umbrella for several addiction recovery-related properties. Rehab Spot works with a nationally recognized drug and alcohol treatment facility that provides treatment consultation and counseling, placement and enrollment into a treatment program, and payment/insurance information.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Addiction
People suffering from PTSD often self-medicate with drugs and alcohol, which can lead to addiction.
Oxford Bank & Trust has open positions available:
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