Category Archives: COVID-19

Party for Socialism and Liberation, Champaign-Urbana, Launches Free Grocery Delivery Service

The Public i has received this press release from the Party for Socialism and Liberation, Champaign-Urbana, detailing its new, free grocery delivery service. The program is designed to help those affected by the pandemic get access to essential goods. While … Continue reading

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Champaign County Bailout Coalition Plans Noise Demonstration Rally

The Public i has received this press release from the Champaign County Bailout Coalition. We have published the statement in its entirety below. To download a copy of this statement, click here. Champaign County Bailout Coalition Noise Demonstration Rally Demanding … Continue reading

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Resources for Artists and Small Businesses

Financial Assistance During the COVID-19 Crisis: for small businesses, for Illinois artists TOC: State of Illinois: Illinois Small Business Emergency Loan Fund — IDCEO, IDFPR Downstate Small Business Stabilization Grant Program — not available for Champaign-Urbana because of a HUD … Continue reading

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Organizing for a Rent Freeze in CU and Illinois

Why is a rent freeze necessary? The global pandemic which resulted from COVID-19 drastically affects the employment status of millions of workers in the United States and the wider world. As advised by the Center for Disease Control and The … Continue reading

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Champaign County Bailout Coalition Open Letter to County Officials Regarding COVID-19 Pandemic

The Champaign County Bailout Coalition (CCBC), a coalition of groups and individuals in focused on bailing out individuals in our Champaign County jails who cannot afford bail, has released an open letter which we have published below.

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COVID-19 and the Inadequacy of US Healthcare

The coronavirus pandemic has made the total inadequacy of our current health care system crystal clear and proved the necessity of adopting an improved and expanded Medicare for All system in the US as soon as possible. Our current system … Continue reading

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