Welch Sponsors ‘Safe Zones’ Immigrant Bill

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 || By Tom Holmes || Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews On Jan. 12, Rep. Emmanuel “Chris” Welch (D-8th) filed a billed called the Immigration Safe Zones Act, HB426. A synopsis of HB426 on the State of Illinois General Assembly website states: “[HB426] provides that schools, medical treatment and health care facilities, and places of worship may not grant access to state … Continue reading Welch Sponsors ‘Safe Zones’ Immigrant Bill

District 209 Declares Itself a ‘Welcoming and Safe District’ for All Students

Members of the District 209 school board during a Feb. 15 board meeting where they passed a resolution designating the district “welcoming and safe.” Click the image to access the meeting video. The discussion on the resolution starts at around the 54:00 mark.  Friday, February 17, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 12:44 p.m. At a Feb. 15 regular meeting, the Proviso … Continue reading District 209 Declares Itself a ‘Welcoming and Safe District’ for All Students