Monthly Archives: March 2020

COVID-19 News and Important Resources

*Last Updated May 3, 2020* There are now over 1,000,000 confirmed cases of Corona Virus/COVID-19 in the United States, and over 170 confirmed cases in Champaign County. To avoid contracting or spreading the virus, the Centers for Disease Control and … Continue reading

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Criminal Justice Reform to Return Dignity to Community

This is an edited version of the statement by 103rd District Illinois State Representative Carol Ammons made to the Champaign County Board on November 21, 2019. For more on criminal justice reform ideas, see http://www.staterepcarolammons.com/. Good evening, members of the … Continue reading

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The Trump Administration Just Opened a New Immigrant Prison in Rural Michigan

From his office at the Cristo Rey Church in Lansing, Michigan, Oscar Castañeda runs a campaign against a new federal immigrant prison, part of President Donald Trump’s escalation of immigration enforcement. In May, 2019, the Trump administration awarded a ten-year, … Continue reading

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Midwest Black Women Climate Justice Leaders

Last fall, I led a reading group on climate justice and learned about three leaders from the midwest who inspire me. They recognize that climate change is having the greatest impact on communities who have the least. And they share … Continue reading

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This Month from the Archives

Established in 2000, the UCIMC was one of the earliest nodes in the Indymedia network, representing an anti-globalist and anti-corporate agenda. With the motto “don’t hate the media, be the media,” along with tools, training, and support, Indymedia encourages citizen … Continue reading

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