Poor People’s Campaign Illinois Press Conference

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. 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. Read more [...]

Senator Mark Kirk holds field hearing about mistreatment of veterans and retaliation against whistleblowers

Senator Mark Kirk held a field hearing in Chicago, as Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs to question whistleblowers about the pattern of abuse at the Edward Hines, Jr., VA Hospital in Maywood, Illinois. Read more [...]

Illinois Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program

The Illinois Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is designed to assist eligible low income households pay for winter energy services. LIHEAP will provide a one-time benefit to eligible households to be used for energy bills. The amount of payment is determined by income, household size, fuel type, and geographic location. Read more [...]