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- RT @EqualVoiceNews: School Concerns Flare, as 48 Chicago Elementary Schools Close equalvoiceforfamilies.org/school-concern… #CPSclosings posted 1 hour ago
- RT @MSGUNDERSON: One of my fav photos from #cpsWipes protest. Parent holds TP rolls for each 100K cut from her school ow.ly/mbKpP posted 1 hour ago
- "Age is not a good measure of capacity for financial sacrifice. Wealth, however, is." ow.ly/mbIIF @EconomicPolicy @washingtonpost posted 1 hour ago
Monthly Archives: November 2011
Action Now And Partner Community Organizations Create A “Neighborhoods Agenda For Schools” In Response To CPS Proposal To Close Schools
The new Mayor and heads of CPS have recently announced that they want to “fix” our school system by doing more of the same: closing public schools and creating more charters. Evidence gathered by the Chicago Consortium on School Research … Continue reading
On November 17th, Action Now members joined unions, community members and the Occupy Wall Street movement at a rally to call for JOBS instead of cuts to schools, libraries, health services, medicare, medicaid, social security and other programs that benefit … Continue reading
Rahm Emanuel’s budget is targeted at cutting public services for taxpaying Chicago residents, like health clinics, libraries and schools. The Mayor wants to make these cuts even though there is a $240 million surplus in the city’s Tax Increment Financing … Continue reading
Action Now joined Jane Addams Senior Caucus, and several other community, healthcare and labor organizations to protest the Congressional super committee’s proposed cuts to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. There was a large rally of over 1,000 people at Federal … Continue reading