Policy

Chicago’s South Suburbs on the Rise

Spotlight || Chicago’s South Suburbs on the Rise “But why the South Suburbs? Why are you there?” This is a question we inevitably encounter whenever we speak about our work in Calumet City and surrounding suburbs. We politely answer, we’re a grassroots worker center based on the southeast side of Chicago, humbly known as “Chicago’s …

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Lobbying in Springfield to Put Workers First and Keep Healthcare for all of Illinois’ Children

CTU-IWP leaders were in Springfield to pass HB1290, a bill that will make it easier for workers to collect stolen wages, and to advocate for All Kids, a program that ensures no child in Illinois lacks basic medical coverage. Thanks to our partners, Healthy Illinois and the Raise the Floor Alliance, who stand with us …

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