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Tom Geoghegan: Only One Thing Can Save Us

We helped Tom Geoghegan release his latest book: Only One Thing Can Save Us: Why America Needs a New Kind of Labor Movement. Mark Bazer of the Chicago-Famous “The Interview Show” moderated the discussion at the Hideout. Seminary Co Op was on hand to sell copies. Book details from the publisher: National.

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Resistance

How best to cure your post-election hangover? Come on down to the Siskel Film Center and watch Resistance, and learn why antibiotics are no match for today’s modern superbug. Find out more at your friendly neighborhood Facebook.  

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Heartland Alliance, Center on Halsted open region’s first LGBT-friendly senior housing

Heartland Housing and Center on Halsted today joined with Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Senator Dick Durbin, Congressman Mike Quigley, Alderman Tom Tunney, State Representative Sara Feigenholtz, and other friends and supporters to open Town Hall Apartments, the region’s first LGBTQ-friendly, affordable senior housing development. “Town Hall Apartments is a safe, welcoming and affordable.

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Campaign swag

Rich Miller asks: What’s your own favorite political button and why? Bonus points for telling us a little about your own collection. I’ve kept a few buttons from previous campaigns I’ve worked on, but this is perhaps my favorite piece of memorabilia: Back in 1998, a potholder with the image of your.

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New data reveal over one in seven Illinoisans are living in poverty

(CHICAGO) – The State of Illinois made very few substantive efforts in the past year to live up to its constitutional charge to eliminate poverty, a new report released today by the Illinois Commission on the Elimination of Poverty says. The state’s meager anti-poverty efforts stand in juxtaposition to new data released.

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Mercy Housing Lakefront names new president


Mercy Housing Lakefront is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Angelini as president of the Chicago-based Mercy Housing Lakefront, a regional affiliate of national Mercy Housing, Inc., a non-profit affordable housing company. “Mark’s years of leadership experience and commitment to our mission will ensure that Mercy Housing Lakefront continues to tackle the big.

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Maskani Place opens in Milwaukee

(Milwaukee) – Heartland Housing proudly announced the grand opening of Maskani Place, a 37-unit, $10 million housing community for Milwaukee families that were previously living in shelters, homeless or at risk of homelessness. “Maskani Place provides high-quality, affordable, permanent housing for families affected by poverty that previously had to search monthly, weekly,.

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