Religious/Community Leaders Take Aim at GOP Attack on Youth Program

CHICAGO, IL – Elder Kevin Anthony Ford, Father Michael L. Pfleger, and other faith/community-based leaders from Chicago’s impacted communities will hold a press conference and rally 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 16, 2014, outside of the Bilandic Building, 160 North LaSalle, Chicago, IL, 60601.

Ford, who is executive director of the St. Paul Church of God in Christ Community Development Ministries, Pfleger, head of Saint Sabina, and others will discuss Republican efforts to spend state time and taxpayers money on a 2010 now defunct anti-violence program instead of focusing on supporting efforts to improve the quality of life for youth in Illinois.