Announcement of Meeting, May 17, 2023

For endnotes from previous meetings and updates since then, click here to go to Bulletin Board page.

The next AFSCME Retirees Subchapter 161 Member Meeting will take place on Wednesday, May 17. The meeting will occur at Sweet Basil Cafe, 5203 Old Orchard Road, Skokie, IL 60077. The meeting will begin at noon. Attendees may arrive as early as 11:30 and should order food before the meeting begins (click here to view Sweet Basil Cafe menu). Members who attend will be eligible for a drawing for a complimentary lunch. There will be no Zoom for this meeting,

Our guest speaker will be Robin Rue Simmons. She is the Founder and Executive Director of FirstRepair, a not-for-profit organization that informs local reparations, nationally. She serves as the chairperson of the City of Evanston’s Reparations Committee. Rue Simmons is the former 5th Ward Alderman for the City of Evanston, IL, where she led, in collaboration with others, the passage of the nation’s first municipally-funded reparations legislation for Black residents, which began disbursements in January 2022.




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