Advancing the struggle in our schools, our union, our city: Building Power, Building Leaders |  Friday, September 19 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm |  Saturday, September 20 9:00 am – 3:00 pm |  Whitney Young HS  |  Click here to download the flyer. Since CORE’s candidates Karen Lewis, Jesse Sharkey, Michael Brunson and Kristine Mayle won leadership of

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Little Village Mexican Ind. Parade

Brothers and sisters,   Join President Karen Lewis, CTU members and families as we march in the 45th annual Mexican Independence parade in Little Village on September 14. The parade begins on the corner of 26th and Albany, we are position #26. Meet up starts at 10:30am, the parade steps off at noon. Let’s demonstrate a strong presence in the Latino

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2nd Annual CORE Yard Sale

The second annual CORE Yard sale is fast approaching. Start collecting your donations for CORE and drop them off at the location near you:     South: Sue Garza                  10654 Ave G North: Nate Rasmussen        5739 N. Virginia (back porch)          

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Marchemos Por La Paz

  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12TH, 4:30 – 6PM MARSHALL BOULEVARD PEACE WALK ‘GIVE A PASS': Respect For Life, No Shootings Around Schools and Playgrounds. The Peace Walk will begin at Saucedo/Tepcohcalli Campus (parking lot on 24th and California) and end at Spry Community Links Campus (parking lot on 24th and Marshall Boulevard). We will be distributing

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Karen Lewis for  Mayor

  Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis’ exploratory campaign for Mayor of Chicago invites you to CIRCULATE PETITIONS to get Karen’s name on the ballot. To join the petition drive please attend our training event on Saturday, September 6 from 10am to 12noon at St. Paul Church, 4550 S. Wabash Ave., Chicago, IL. Send to

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Brothers and sisters,  This Thursday, August 23rd, President Karen Lewis will be in Little Village meeting with the 22nd Ward IPO.  As CTU members who either work or live in Little Village or just plain want to hear our President, you’re invited!!  The meeting starts at 6:30 pm at Pollo Real, 3835 W. 31st St.  The 22nd ward IPO is

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More Than a Score

Come and find out how we can work together to provide all our children with a high-quality education that values learning not testing.Instead of spending money on smaller class sizes, supports for the neediest students, enrichment or the arts, Chicago Public Schools spends millions of dollars on tests and test prep sold by private corporations.

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