03 / 28 / 14
Barber Show Show 157: Film Opportunities in Chicago

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On this installment of the Barber Shop Show, we got an update on the struggle in South Shore to fill their vacant Dominick’s store.
For that, we heard from:
• Allen R. Sanderson, Senior Lecturer in Economics at the University of Chicago.

More films and TV shows are being produced entirely in Chicago. That means more screen time for the City of Big Shoulders, as well as more jobs.

On this installment, we also heard about a program that will train Chicagoans to work in the quickly growing local film industry (especially minorities). To learn more about that program, we heard from:
• former Alderman Ed Smith
• veteran local filmmaker Nate Grant, and
• producer Delvin Molden

Source: SoundCloud / Vocalo's Barber Shop Show

6health, grocery stores, barber shop show, vocalo, WBEZ, Chicago Films, cinespace, employment, film,

07 / 02 / 13
Fight For Fifteen: The Ongoing Battle for Fair Wages and Benefits

It’s just the whole idea that they want to always make it seem like they have a fair environment that everybody has that opportunity. Workers do get exploited, workers do get overlooked, workers do get put on hold. I’m a known well worker. But it just took all this just for me to even get promoted to where I am today.”

Robert Wilson Jr., Promoted McDonald’s employee


Earlier this year and on Black Friday 2012, downtown Chicago fast food and retail workers went on strike to call attention to their inadequate wages and job security. This morning, the AMp hosts Brian Babylon and Molly Adams followed up with organizer Lorraine Chavez and McDonald’s worker Robert Wilson Jr., who won a raise from his franchise after the strikes.

If you are interested in joining the union, the number for the Worker’s Organizing Committee of Chicago is 312-702-1224!

Source: SoundCloud / vocalo

6SoundCloud, vocalo, PublicRadio, fight for fifteen, fair wages, employment,

07 / 02 / 13
Fight For Fifteen: The Ongoing Battle for Fair Wages and Benefits

It’s just the whole idea that they want to always make it seem like they have a fair environment that everybody has that opportunity. Workers do get exploited, workers do get overlooked, workers do get put on hold. I’m a known well worker. But it just took all this just for me to even get promoted to where I am today.”

Robert Wilson Jr., Promoted McDonald’s employee


Earlier this year and on Black Friday 2012, downtown Chicago fast food and retail workers went on strike to call attention to their inadequate wages and job security. This morning, the AMp hosts Brian Babylon and Molly Adams followed up with organizer Lorraine Chavez and McDonald’s worker Robert Wilson Jr., who won a raise from his franchise after the strikes.

If you are interested in joining the union, the number for the Worker’s Organizing Committee of Chicago is 312-702-1224!

Source: SoundCloud / vocalo

6SoundCloud, vocalo, PublicRadio, fight for fifteen, fair wages, employment,

02 / 26 / 13

Overdrive (Weekdays 4-6 PM): Cash Money Tuesday f

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Healthy Schools Campaign: Improving the public school system is a complex issue because there’s so many things that can be focused on. We speak with Guillermo Gomez, Vice President of Internal Affairs for the Healthy Schools Campaign. He’ll discuss this week’s “Principal’s Breakfast for School Wellness” Event and…

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6Vocalo, Overdrive, Employment, Healthy Schools Campaign, jobless, advice, expert, author, team vocalo, activism,

10 / 18 / 12
nvrohr:

Yesterday, I spoke to Eli Williamson, Director of Veterans Programs at the McCormick Foundation. He gave me a lot of really great info on resources that veterans can use in Illinois when beginning the process of accessing their benefits (health, housing, employment, education).
I also found out mid-interview that Williamson is a veteran, too! He spent 10 years serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. His personal experience really added to the story.
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nvrohr:

Yesterday, I spoke to Eli Williamson, Director of Veterans Programs at the McCormick Foundation. He gave me a lot of really great info on resources that veterans can use in Illinois when beginning the process of accessing their benefits (health, housing, employment, education).

I also found out mid-interview that Williamson is a veteran, too! He spent 10 years serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. His personal experience really added to the story.

(via vocalostorytellers)

Source: nvrohr

6Vocalo, Storytellers, Eli Williamson, Veterans, Health, Housing, Employment, Education,

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