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Monthly Archives: September 2012
Fellow Raise Illinois coalition members Women Employed and Action Now Institute recently released a report by Marc Doussard called, “Chicago’s Growing Low-Wage Workforce: A Profile of Falling Labor Market Fortunes”. The report dispels the common myth that all low-wage workers … Continue reading
Action Now parents and community members have been active in the fight for better neighborhood public schools for years, so on the night of September 18th they were excited to celebrate the teachers’ contract victory and the end of the … Continue reading
On the morning of September 10, 2012, the first day of the Chicago teacher’s strike, Action Now President Michelle Young spoke at a press conference held by Grassroots Collaborative outside of CPS Headquarters to voice community support for striking Chicago … Continue reading
Action Now stands in support of Chicago public school teachers that are striking for smaller class sizes, fair pay and respect, and for keeping experienced teachers in the classroom. We urge CPS to settle this contract now so teachers can … Continue reading