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Tag Archives: school closings
Action Now joined the Chicago Teachers Union, Kenwood Oakland Community Organization, SEIU Local 1 and many others for a press conference at Mayo Elementary to announce plans for a 3 Day March For Education Justice called “Our City, Our Schools … Continue reading
Members of the community organizations Action Now and KOCO are held a protest outside of the Chicago Urban League (CUL) on April 11th because Andrea Zopp, the CUL President, supports CPS school closings that will destroy the very communities that … Continue reading
On March 27th, 2013 busloads of Action Now parents, students and community members marched to protest the Mayor and Board of Education’s plan to close 54 neighborhood public schools! We were joined by thousands of people from Chicago Teacher’s Union, … Continue reading
Yesterday, Action Now parents and community members are held a “School Board Bullies Bus Tour” traveling to the homes of three Chicago Board of Education members to protest schools closings and post suspension notice yard signs that accuse Board members … Continue reading
Action Now leaders have been quoted in the press lately speaking out about community issues that are plaguing our city and our nation as a whole! – On February 11th, Action Now leader Charles Brown and Action Now Executive Director … Continue reading
Action Now and Kenwood Oakland Community Organization, along with organizations from 18 other cities, traveled to Washington D.C. to testify at the Department of Education Hearing on Civil Rights on January 29th. The topic of the hearing is “The Impact … Continue reading
50 Action Now members left Sunday morning on a bus to Washington D.C. for the 2nd “Journey For Justice” to speak out against school closings, turnarounds and other corporate education reform strategies. Action Now is joining community organizations from 18 … Continue reading
On February 6th, Action Now members traveled to CPS Chief Administrative Officer Tim Cawley’s neighborhood in Winnetka because members are upset that their neighbors are being paid by CPS contractors to sell out schools in their own communities. At the … 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