United in opposition to the Gateway Connector
Citizens Against the
Sprawlway, formed in 2003
by a network of individuals and groups concerned about
the unnecessary and unwanted highway proposals for
Southern Illinois. This organization is committed
to stopping certain pork barrel highway projects in our
For more information visit: http://www.sprawlway.org
The EcoHawk Foundation, is a small, non profit local environmental group.
EcoHawk Foundation recently announced their full support
of Stop158 organization that opposes the "Outer
Belt Corridor." EcoHawk
was formed in 1990 and received a Certificate of Authority from the
Office of the County Clerk in St. Clair County (IL) on July 25th, 1990,
authorized under Section 1, et seq. of Ill. Rev. Stat. 96, par 4 et
seq.) by Janice D. Delany.
For more information: email: Joe Reichert at Ecohawk@aol.com
The Illinois Chapter of
the Sierra Club,
began as the Great Lakes
Chapter around 1959,
supports Club members and other
inhabitants of southwestern Illinois who oppose the
proposed Gateway Connector outer belt highway in Monroe,
St. Clair, and Madison Counties, from I-255 at Columbia
to I-55 and I-70 at Troy...
For more information visit: http://illinois.sierraclub.org
|United Congregations of Metro East (UCM), was established in early 2000, is an inter-faith organization that goes beyond charity, seeking justice through empowered leadership. UCMs vision is to ensure a strong base of diverse, powerful and committed members with the courage to face and overcome the many challenges that confront our values.|
American Bottom Conservancy (ABC),
is a not-for-profit organization working to protect the
people and environment of Illinois through education,
advocacy and, when necessary, litigation. ABC is
active in air and water quality issues and preserving
open space. A prime focus of the organization
is to preserve wetlands and to monitor and challenge
unwise development in the floodplain.
For more information email Katy at firstname.lastname@example.org
47 Plus Coalition. Our Goals: To encourage
development and improvement of a diverse transportation
network in Kane, Kendall, and Grundy counties by
expanding the capacity and efficiency of existing
highways and extending Metra rail service to the area.
To focus on improving Illinois 47 as a major north-south artery between Interstate 80 and Interstate 88, supplemented by the Wikaduke Trail and the Eldamain Road corridor and connecting east-west routes.
To encourage investment of scarce state and federal transportation dollars in the existing highway and transit networks instead of introducing new large scale and costly projects like the Prairie Parkway.
To preserve and protect farmland and agricultural resources, environmental features, and the rural and small town communities which make up the fabric of life in the area.
For more information visit: http://47plus.org
Money, form in
a citizen's action group committed to addressing the
increasing burden of excessive property taxes on families
and businesses in our community. Our focus is on
governments that tax the most and have the opportunity to
provide the most immediate relief. The problem, as
well as the solution, is multifaceted.
For more information visit: www.ourtaxmoney.org
The Alliance. East St. Louis was established almost 190 years ago, for change is a civic-oriented political action committee committed to creating a First Class City in East St. Louis, Illinois by investigating vote fraud and election authorities to ensure that the Illinois Election Code (10 ILCS 5) is being followed and that each vote is fully counted. We are currently working with state legislators to change the penalty for voter fraud from a Class 4 felony to a Class 2 felony and from a Class 3 felony to a Class 1 felony respectively in Article 29 of the Code.