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Resources to Organize for Our Contract

Together, our union fights to win.

Contract Campaign Central
Strike FAQ
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Solidarity from Allies
Latest Bargaining Update
What We're Fighting For
Resources for Organizing
Bargaining Timeline
Social Media / CTU Speaks! Podcast

Resources to Build Our Power

Our Union is powerful if we are united and organized. Click the links below for resources to help build union members’ unity and power at your school. Build Contract Action Teams, reach out to parents and community members, and wear red together every Friday. If we get strike ready, we can win a contract that will improve our schools and our lives.

Picket Captain Materials

Parent & Community Flyers

Window Sign

Strike Picket Line Info Google Slides presentation

Strike Picket Line Info (same presentation in PDF)

Delegates Flyer for Members

Count on Me sheet

Bargaining with CPS fact sheet

What is a Contract Action Team

CAT school planning doc

CAT Phone tree 2019

Apparel Info

Social Media Resources

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The ball is in your court, Mayor Lightfoot. Remember the promises that won you leadership of our city. Don’t just talk about it. Be about it and #putitinwriting for the schools our students deserve. #faircontractnow https://t.co/ZhvQpbUGOK CTULocal1 photo
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Excited to join my @CTULocal1 and @SEIU73 colleagues today in the struggle for fair contracts & the resources Chicago's students need. #FairContractNow #PutItInWriting https://t.co/XCgTnyTSty
45 minutes ago
Homer stands with @CTULocal1 and @SEIU73. Even his doggy daycare has class-size limits, so he’s baffled as to why @chicagosmayor and @ChiPubSchools won’t put class-size limits for Chicago students in writing. #PutItInWriting #CTU #FairContractNow #strikedog https://t.co/LIpOedlM6r CTULocal1 photo

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‪She was elected on our platform. Now it’s time for the mayor to accept our path forward—teachers, case managers, PSRPs, clinicians, librarians and nurses—for the schools our students deserve.‬
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This person is the champion our students and school communities need. Put it in writing, Mayor Lightfoot, and we all win.
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Stairwell solidarity from Chicago Academy Elementary!! 🍎🍎🍎🍎
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Main Hashtags

  • #FairContractNow
  • #PutItInWriting
  • #StandWithCTU
  • #RedForEd

Specific Hashtags

Use these hashtags with posts that fit them. For example, #ClassSizeMatters with a photo post of your overcrowded room.

  • #SolidarityFriday
  • #PrepTime
  • #TeachersPrepare
  • #ClassSizeMatters
  • #FairPay
  • #StaffOurSchools
  • #WomensWorkEqualPay
  • #SanctuarySchools

More from the Contract Campaign

Contract Campaign Central
Strike FAQ
Take Action
Solidarity from Allies
Latest Bargaining Update
What We're Fighting For
Resources for Organizing
Bargaining Timeline
Social Media / CTU Speaks! Podcast

General CTU Announcement

Fighting for a Fair Contract!

CTU is fighting for quality pay and benefits (including health care), full staffing in our schools, smaller class sizes and justice for students and families. Get updates and resources for our contract fights here.

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