Our message to Democratic legislative breakfast at IL State Fair: "You passed fracking - now you own it. BAN FRACKING!"
August, 2014 - Hundreds of Illinois residents pack the Crowne plaza hotel in Springfield during the Democratic Legislative Breakfast. We occupy the lobby with our bodies and our words.
IPA, a founding member of Fair Economy Illinois, organized to defeat a bill that would have fast-tracked fracking in the state.
May, 2014 - IPA organized to defeat a bill that would have fast-tracked fracking in the state and allowed companies to bypass the rule-making process. IPA, who spearheaded 35,000 public comments to the IL Department of Natural Resources demanded that those voices not be silenced.
IPA leaders demand Executive Action on immigration outside of the White House
April, 2014 - As part of National People's Action's "Rising Voices" conference, IPA leaders protested and shared testimony outside of the white house. They demanded a stop to deportations and executive action on the part of the president to provide temporary status to undocumented immigrants.