Stop closure of 1/2 of our mental health clinics and privatization of all other city clinics!
Watch accompanying video: Our Lives on the Line
signed by 50 community & labor organizations!
CALL YOUR ALDERMAN and say "Save our mental health clinics and speak out against privatization and cuts to services for the poor"
Some Recent Press:
Mental Health Movement on Politics Tonight - WGN/CLTV
Report Criticizes Emanuel's Planned Facility Closures - Huffington Post
Protesters Disrupt Emanuel Announcement - Tribune
Alderman: Council will review Mental Health Cuts - Progress IL
Mental Health Centers hit Hard by Cuts - NY Times
Rahm's Psych Ward - Labor Beat
Protesters against plan to shutter mental health clinics end 10-hr sit-in at City Hall - Chicago Tribune
Inside the City Hall Sit-In - Chicago New Co-op
Unions, Activists Occupy Chicago City Hall Over Clinic Closing Plan - In These Times
Supporters want Beverly clinic to stay open, stage protest - Southtown Star
"We're gonna make it" video about last time Mental Health Movement stopped a Chicago Mayor from closing Chicago's Mental Health clinics
Chicago's next budget and its health services - ChicagoNow
Commissioner fails to show at mental health town hall meeting - We the People
Fearless Leading by the Youth keeps up pressure on U of C
"Put our NEED before your GREED... open a Level 1 Trauma Center, the south side has NONE!"
Check it out: TRAUMA CENTER CAMPAIGN MUSIC VIDEO!
Protesters say U of C needs trauma center - Huffington Post
Youths appeal to U of C for trauma center - Chicago Tribune
South siders revive fight for U of C trauma center - Progress Illinois
Locals push for U of C trauma unit - Lakefront Outlook
Protesters want trauma center - Chicago Tribune
South Side Emergency Care - WTTW Chicago Tonight
Sun-Times:S. Side Trauma Care Ignored Long Enough
How much is a life worth? - Chicago Weekly
Die-in on quad protests UCMC - Chicago Maroon
Protesters demand trauma center - Hyde Park Herald
A Death sparks a demand for care - New York Times