Fifth Annual Poetry and Prose Writing Awards Night Competition

The Tenth Dems Community Connection 5th Annual Poetry and Prose Awards Night is Tuesday, April 14th from 7:00 – 9:00 pm. This writing competition invites high school students in Waukegan, North Chicago and Zion Township to submit original, unpublished entries on the theme of “Hope.” Awards will be presented to the winning entries at the keep reading…

Fifth Annual Poetry and Prose Writing Awards Night Competition

The Tenth Dems Community Connection 5th Annual Poetry and Prose Awards Night is Tuesday, April 14th from 7:00 – 9:00 pm. This writing competition invites high school students in Waukegan, North Chicago and Zion Township to submit original, unpublished entries on the theme of “Hope.” Awards will be presented to the winning entries at the keep reading…

Monthly Newsletter: A bright future for local Democrats, Contrasting the Republican Presidential candidates, and more

Tenth Dems April 2015 Newsletter Please follow the link to view our April newsletter as a pdf file: Tenth Dems Newsletter Apr. 2015 In this issue of Tenth News: Jacqueline Herrera Giron for 9th Ward Alderman: A Tireless Advocate for Waukegan Local Democrats Express Ambitions for a Bright Future Two Free Tenth Dems Events in keep reading…

Local Democrats Accepting Summer 2015 Internship Applications

Contact: Lauren Beth Gash or Ariel Sheffey Phone: (847) 266-VOTE (8683) Email: volunteers@tenthdems.org Deerfield — The Illinois Tenth Congressional District Democrats (Tenth Dems) is now accepting applications for its Summer 2015 Internship Program. The internship is a substantive program designed for high school, college and graduate students seeking an opportunity to become deeply engaged in keep reading…

Senate President Cullerton on Governor Rauner’s Cuts

On March 9, 2015, Illinois Senate President John Cullerton addressed the City Club of Chicago. His remarks concern the cuts proposed by Governor Bruce Rauner in his budget. The highlights of Cullerton’s speech are posted by the City Club of Chicago here.

Shaping Our Democracy: A Conversation with the Honorable Abner J. Mikva and Sen. Adlai Stevenson III

When:  Monday, April 13, 2015 at 7:00 pm Where:  Highland Park Public Library, 494 Laurel Ave., Highland Park, IL 60035 What: The Tenth Congressional District Democrats and Tenth Dems University present Civic Action for a New Generation.  The Hon. Abner J. Mikva and Sen. Adlai Stevenson III will talk about the Mikva Challenge and the Adlai Stevenson keep reading…

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 Distributed Solar: The Best Renewable Energy

By Donnie R. Dann Several forms of “green” energy may do more harm than good. So what types of renewable energy are better? Is there a renewable energy source that is both wildlife-friendly and relatively low cost? Yes, there is: “distributed solar.” Current energy generation sources are primarily large-scale coal- and gas-fired power plants, massive keep reading…

Opportunity for High School Students

DePaul University Labor Center offers an intensive one-week union summer school program for high school students. This program, founded in 1948 serves as a resource center to students, labor activists, academics and community leaders seeking a deeper understanding of labor issues and economic justice. This forward thinking program is facilitated by Bob Breving, who in keep reading…

The Top 10 Republican Presidential Candidates – The Cast of a New Reality TV Show?

  By Steven Gan One of the things I like about Facebook is that it gives me a wonderful opportunity to debate with my conservative friends all the issues that we so passionately disagree on. Whether the topic is gun control, women’s reproductive health, marriage equality, immigration, climate change, my days and weeks can be keep reading…