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Let’s unleash the power of 30,000.

By now you should have received Contract Action Bulletin #3 which details the importance of CTU members showing their power through massive mobilizations like the TIF rally on October 10th.

 To ensure that these actions are both safe and effective, CTU is sponsoring training opportunities for rank-and-file activists. 

October 6th & 7th– Protest Visuals Training:

Thursday, October 6th 6-8p @ 1832 S. Halsted, Craft Against Corporate Welfare:  Hands-on training on the use of props, banners, signs and other big images for getting our message out

Friday, October 7th, Saturday, October 8th, and Sunday, October 9th – 10a-10p @ 1832 S. Halsted, Craft Against Corporate Welfare: Calling all artists/activists to come together to create the puppets, banners, and signs for the Take Back Chicago Week of Action

October 8th –Non-violent Direct Action Training:

Saturday, October 8th 10a-6p @ Teamster City 300 S Ashland Ave (lunch and dinner provided) Non-violent Direct Action/Peace Keeper Training for Take Back Chicago Week of Action led by Lisa Fithian

Lisa Fithian has been working for nonviolent social change since the mid 1970’s.  Over the years she has been a student, labor and community organizer on a broad range of issues.  From environmental justice to student and worker rights, from peace and global justice to immigration and housing, Lisa continues to use a wide range of strategies and tactics and encouraged nonviolent direct action as one of the most effective strategies for change.

October 10th -Peace Keeper Training & Mass Mobilization:

Monday, October 10th

9a-12p Peace Keeper Training for Take Back Chicago Mass Mobilization

4 p CTU Feeder March Assembles at Board of Trade, LaSalle & Jackson Streets, downtown Chicago 

4:45-5p Marches head out

5:30p Marches Converge at Michigan/Adams Art Institute


To sign up for a training, email MatthewLuskin@ctulocal1.com or call 312-329-6249.