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Building public support and power in our schools

As we start the school year, here are a few ways you can add your unique voice to our CTU chorus. Use our social media accounts and our communications staff—our Facebook and Twitter feeds (be sure to tag @CTULocal1) and communications@ctulocal1.org—to spread the word about your first week back:

Sign up a new member at your school or in your work group, take a photo and share it with us! Take pictures of you holding union meetings and gathering with your CAT teams—your Contract Action Teams. Use the hashtags #FairContractNow and #PutItInWriting to remind our city of the promises that Mayor Lightfoot made everyone about smaller classes, full staffing, justice for our students and a fair contract for all.

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Chicago Teachers Union
Chicago Teachers Union1 hour ago
Chicago public school educators have been threatened, trolled, locked out, gaslit, scorned, ignored, docked pay, forced to work in unsafe schools, fallen ill with COVID, seen friends and family infected with COVID, and died of COVID. Yet they persevere.
Chicago Teachers Union
Chicago Teachers Union4 hours ago
We don't know what kind of retaliation the mayor and CPS will impose. We have clerks who have had pay docked because they exercised their legal right to safety and remained working remotely. Help our returning educators who may be experiencing hardship.
Chicago Teachers Union
Chicago Teachers Union6 hours ago
President Biden is pushing Congress to approve another $170 billion for K-12 schools, colleges and universities to help them operate safely in person or facilitate remote learning.
Chicago Teachers Union
Chicago Teachers Union8 hours ago
BREAKING: Renowned physician Dr. Vin Gupta joins rank-and-file nurse Lorraine Coleman and our bargaining team to consult and provide guidance in Chicago public school educators' ongoing advocacy for a safe working and learning environment.
Chicago Teachers Union
Chicago Teachers Union
Chicago Teachers Union
Chicago Teachers Union15 hours ago
Teachers and mentors who have worked with Gorman weren’t surprised to hear she’d been chosen to perform at the inauguration. From a young age, she had a reputation as a powerful writer and activist, working to help those in need.

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

Use Your Teacher Voice

Every voice matters—including yours. No-one can tell your story or your school’s story like you can. Send the CTU a brief (15-30 second) video about what your classroom and school needs, and what your students could achieve if those needs were met. We’re composing an anthem—and every voice lifted and singing this tune amplifies our mighty chorus.

More from the Contract Campaign

Contract Campaign Central
Tentative Agreement Vote Resources
Meetings on the TA
Latest Bargaining Update
Answers About Strike Loans, etc.
Solidarity from Allies
Social Media / CTU Speaks! Podcast

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