One Illinois Media is a left-of-center nonprofit journalism project focused on Illinois. The project has taken six-figure funding from the Illinois Education Association government worker labor union,1 and its board includes former Chicago Alderman Ameya Pawar (D); Sam Hobert, a former staffer for U.S. Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL); and Jennifer Camille Lee, the founder of a left-wing state-level advocacy group.2
- Illinois Education Association (Department of Labor File Number 512-892), Annual Report of a Labor Organization (Form LM-2), 2019, Schedule 16
- “About.” 1IL. Accessed October 2, 2019. https://www.oneillinois.com/about.