Nancy Delgado, a low-wage worker at McDonald’s and single mom, gives moving speech at Raise Chicago’s press conference with Aldermen on Sunday, March 16th.
Chicago Aldermen, along with low-wage workers and community groups with Raise Chicago, held a press conference on Sunday afternoon, just 36 hours before polls open on election day, March 18th. Chicago aldermen and community advocates are mobilizing and calling on their constituents to “vote our values” to pass the $15 minimum wage referendum in 103 Chicago precincts.
Aldermen who joined the press conf and spoke were:
Alderman Bob Fioretti, 2nd Ward
Alderman Toni Foulkes, 15th Ward
Alderman Joe Moore, 49th Ward
Alderman Rick Munoz, 22nd Ward
Alderman Roderick Sawyer, 6th Ward
Alderman Nick Sposato, 36th Ward
Aldermen Scott Waguespack, 32rd Ward
Advocates who also spoke:
Gloria Warner, President, Action Now
Amisha Patel, Executive Director, Grassroots Collaborative and “Take Back Chicago” Campaign