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Monthly Archives: January 2012
In a front-page investigation by Rosalind Rossi of the Chicago Sun-Times, two men admit they were paid by an organization called HOPE Englewood to protest in favor of closing neighborhood schools! Action Now members have seen many paid protestors at … Continue reading
Action Now Holds MLK Day Rally To Protest School Turnarounds And Closings In African-American Communities
On January 16th, 2012, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Action Now community members and parents from Dvorak and Herzl schools held a press conference to voice their concerns about CPS’ pattern of neglecting neighborhood schools in low-income minority communities and … Continue reading
Responding to a rope-line question at a campaign event on Saturday in Derry, New Hampshire, former Governor Mitt Romney stated that he favors raising the minimum wage automatically each year so that it keeps pace with inflation. Mr. Romney’s position … Continue reading
On January 4th, Action Now members joined Kenwood Oakland Community Organization and other local organizations in a protest and sit-in outside of Mayor Emanuel’s office calling for an end to CPS’ failed policy of school closings and turnarounds in low-income … Continue reading