RED Alert 12/11

REMEDIATE:

The Concealed Carry Reciprocity Ace (HR 38) passed in the House this past week by a 33 vote margin. This law forces states with strong concealed carry laws to honor concealed carry permits from states with weaker laws. 

To learn about next steps and receive periodic updates from Moms Demand Action about ways to fight against gun violence, text JOIN to 644-33. 

https://momsdemandaction.org/by-the-numbers-what-you-need-to-know-about-wednesdays-gun-actions/

EVENT:

The Glenbard North Civics Club and The Coalition for a Better Illinois 6th are co-hosting the IL-6th Congressional District Democratic Primary Candidates Forum to be held at Glenbard North High School on December 12th from 7-9pm. The Forum kicks off the official campaign as it is the first gathering of the challengers (the seat is currently held by Peter Roskam) following the filing of petitions to enter the race. The event is sold out, but overflow seating is available.

 https://www.facebook.com/events/1306877362751826/

DONATE:

Check out The Urban Canopy (www.theurbancanopy.org). The Urban Canopy is "pioneering the local food cycle to create a more sustainable and equitable food system in Chicago. We are growers, distributors, composters, and community partners who seek to directly impact our city for the better. We strive to make local healthy produce more accessible to all, reduce the miles fresh food travels, and create and maintain local jobs." 

Check out this innovative organization and find out ways that you can help contribute to creating a more sustainable and equitable food system in our city.