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Mar 09

Ten Thousand Villages shop in Oak Park invites everyone to bring in a donation this weekend (March 9-11) to benefit Sarah's Inn, a shelter for domestic violence victims. Items needed are juice boxes and Pull-Ups, children's individual-size snacks, and full-size personal care items. Each customer will receive a 25% discount coupon for a donation, so you can shop for a unique fair-trade item from around the world at the store, 121 N. Marion Street

Mar 08

Ascension is planning to participate in Church League Basketball, a fun yet competitive organization for high school girls.  The season runs from April 8 through late May, with 1-2 practices and 1 game every week (6 regular games plus playoffs), with most games taking place on Saturday nights in the western suburbs.  There is a fee for playing, although the exact cost will vary based on interest. We’re hoping to field a freshman-senior team.

Mar 06

Please join United Power and the other Illinois Metro IAF organizations for A Real Exercise in True Democracy on Sunday, March 11 from 4:00 to 5:15 PM at Maine East High School, 2601 W. Dempster, Park Ridge.

This will be a meeting with the Illinois Attorney General candidates on 4 areas of deep concern to our families and institutions including mental illness and addiction, affordable housing, immigration and gun safety.

Mar 06

The Ascension Men's league is hosting a team bowling even on March 24th. The sign up link is below. We hope to see you on the lanes!

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Feb 26

Please participate in the Call-in Day to Congress on Monday, February 26, 2018! Your advocacy is critical to help the nearly 1.8 million Dreamers, young people who were brought into the United States by their parents as children. They may face deportation as soon as March 6, unless Congress reaches a bi-partisan deal to protect them. Please follow these easy steps to help: