Northeastern Illinois University United
sponsored by NEIU/UPI 4100 and NEIU/AFSCME Local 1989
welcomes students, staff, and faculty from all Illinois universities
and we invite our community partners and our union sisters and brothers
to mourn and reclaim the future of Illinois in a . . .
(Jazz Funeral) MARCH ON WINNETKA
for Higher Education in Illinois and for All Public Education and Social Services in the State
Resurrection is not optional
We are Illinois, and we demand stop gap funding and a state budget
When: Monday, June 26, 4:00 – 6:00 pm (march starts at 4:30)
Where: Hubbard Woods Park, 939 Green Bay Rd, Winnetka 60093
Transportation: Hubbard Woods Metra Station is adjacent to the park, and parking is available if you drive or carpool
What to Wear/Bring:
(1) Academic Regalia and/or Mortar Board (university, 8th grade or kindergarten, high school (all regalia will rock this funeral))
(2) If you don’t have graduation robes, not a problem: please wear a T-Shirt from your university, organization, or school
(3) Flowers to leave as a tribute to our loss and resolve to #FundOurFutureIL
We will have flowers for you, too, and a band playing tunes to march with!
Be ready for an approximately 1.5 mile round trip processional walk!
Are you coming? Please let us know and get updates as 6/26 approaches!