Money for Mondoweiss: The Chicago challenge

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Adam speaking at a house party in Evanston, IL.

Chicago likes a good competition every now and then. We are on the third coast, have two baseball teams, contests for our architecture, and even sent a community organizer to the White House. We have a growing community that wakes up and has our coffee while reading our daily newsfeed from Mondoweiss.

During the last week of April we hosted Adam Horowitz, of Mondo fame, to the windy city. He charmed audiences at area colleges and universities and told the Mondo story of fame and fortune (well, at least the early phase) to house parties held in activist homes in Evanston, Hyde Park, and Oak Park. We may not have the big bucks of the California or New York fundraising pros, but we were able to raise over $3000 to show our support for the daily hard work Adam and Phil provide to us in the land of Lincoln. We hope that the 3 million readers who come to Mondoweiss each year will join us and make a pledge to keep this important community alive and flourishing. And for those other city folk who like a urban challenge – plan a tour for Phil and Adam and see if you can top our $3000.

About Jennifer Bing

Jennifer Bing is director of the Palestine-Israel program at American Friends Service Committee. She organizes education and advocacy campaigns and has worked in and led delegations to the region.

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