It is time for the community to voice our concerns about the lack of Transparency, Community Service Workers, and Summer Employment Opportunities for our young people. Join Fathers Who Care, West Garfield Park Community Stakeholders, West Garfield Park Youth Council, Senator Kimberly A. Lightford and the Illinois Black Caucus on Thursday, June 25 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the L.C. Redmond South Austin Coalition, located at 5071 W. Congress Pkwy in Chicago.  

Help stop Governor Bruce Rauner’s attacks on the middle class and poor. Come stand with us as we rally against: 

  • Liheap Cuts 
  • Dental and Medicaid Cuts 
  • Summer Youth Job Cuts 
  • Childcare and Senior Service Cuts 
  • Higher Education Cuts 
  • Economic Equity

Let’s fight together! Speak up and be counted! 

For more information, please call (773) 933-7715 or visit

The primary mission of the ILBC is to assure that the interest of African-American citizens are given equitable representation in the General Assembly and that legislative action is directed to address those interests. For 45 years the ILBC has represented the interests of Illinois citizens. Through the efforts of the Caucus, tremendous strides have been made in the areas of housing, health & welfare, education, employment and minority business enterprise.