The Right to Heal VA Campaign (RTH) at Jesse Brown VA

On May 17th, join us as the Right to Heal Campaign announces a call to action and next steps in the fight to unite veterans and VA workers to save the VA and fight back against privatization. After the announcement the Workers’ Rights Board will hold a hearing to discuss what VA privatization would mean for veterans. The hearing will feature experts in the field of VA care, veterans speaking to their experience of using both the VA and the private sector, and VA employees who have dedicated their lives to serving veterans. Continue reading

Join the Poor People’s Campaign Illinois Veterans Rally – May 28, 2018

Join the Illinois Veterans movement to transform the political, economic and moral structures of our country. Wear your military jackets, shirts, medals, assemble at the State Capitol on Memorial Day — Monday May 28, 2018 at 2pm. Continue reading

Stanley Porter, USMC awarded VACCC Jim Proffitt Volunteer Award

On March 24, 2018, the Veterans Assistance Commission of Cook County (VACCC) awarded Stanley Porter, United States Marine WWII, the Jim Proffitt Volunteer Award at the annual Corned Beef and Cabbage Awards Luncheon at the Ukrainian Cultural Center in Chicago. Continue reading