Below are selected posts from the 5/20/18 edition of CU Indivisible’s *WEEK AHEAD* features. Note that additional links may be added to provide information for non-Facebook users. Also, there will be some overlap in these events and posts on the CUP site. We anticipate this summary to be a weekly feature on this site.
Tomorrow, May 21th, the IL Poor People Campaign:
The second action will be tomorrow on Monday, May 21 in Springfield, also at 2 pm. The focus will be on systemic racism and economic justice.
Somebody’s hurting our people and it’s gone on far too long…
Hosted by Illinois Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for a Moral Revival.
A local group from Champaign is going to Springfield: Details and location will be updated shortly. (waiting for permission to give out contact info)
Immigrants in Champaign County
Wednesday May 23rd 4-6pm at I-Hotel
New American Welcome Center
The New American Welcome Center at the University Y helps immigrants fully integrate into American society and prepares receiving communities around Champaign County to be welcoming and inclusive. By engaging local institutions and mobilizing community resources, we help make our community a place where newcomers and immigrants can thrive and flourish.
Join us for a presentation on the demographic and economic contributions of immigrants with the New American Economy and the New American Welcome Center, followed by a light reception with local representatives of business, education, government, and faith communities.
I-Hotel & Conference Center
1900 S 1st Street, Champaign, IL 61820
Saturday May 26th 2-4pm Champaign Public Library Room C
CCVA (Champaign County Voters Alliance) will host a meeting to discuss local grassroots strategies to get out the vote in Champaign County.
We had an all-time record breaking State Primary election here in our county, and we need to keep up the momentum for the General Election.
CCVA are Non-Partisan, they do not endorse any candidates, and welcome all people with the common goal of Increasing Voter Turnout.