By CTU Communications | November 1, 2022 | News
File under: Chicago City Council, Mueze Bawany, North-Grand High School
When Mueze Bawany speaks out in support of our immigrant students or those in temporary living situations, he speaks from personal experience. Bawany was an immigrant student himself, having moved to the United States from Pakistan at age three, and faced the same struggles many of his CPS students today face. But the love and support of his teachers saved him.
By CTU Policy Department | October 1, 2021 | Movement, News
File under: Chicago City Council, COVID-19, Lori Lightfoot, mayor, Michael Scott Jr.
Mayor Lightfoot has turned the question of our children’s safety into a grudge match with the Chicago Teachers Union. Her hand-picked school board and appointed CEO rely on mayoral favor for their positions. As the independently elected representatives from all 50 wards, alderpersons must step in. Our school communities are counting on you to stand with us for school safety and serve as a check on this reckless mayor’s power.
By Chicago Area Fair Housing Alliance | July 8, 2020 | News
File under: Chicago Area Fair Housing Alliance, Chicago City Council, Chicago Housing Justice League, Just Cause, Lori Lightfoot
19,000 evictions are filed in Chicago per year, and an estimated 25%of those are “no-cause evictions.” This means that the renters in these situations did not do anything wrong like fail to pay the rent or breach their lease to wind up in eviction court.
By CTU Communications | January 15, 2020 | News, Press Release
File under: Carlos Ramirez-Rosa, Chicago City Council, Housing, Roberto Maldonado, The 606
Let this action serve as the beginning of a positive trend that halts the exodus of families from Chicago, and allows our schools to develop programs that support every child’s chance to succeed.
By CTU Communications | November 26, 2019 | News, Press Release
File under: Budget, Chicago, Chicago City Council, City Budget, Lori Lightfoot
We should be expecting more from those whom the people elected to lead, but sadly, we have come to expect less from all levels of city government. Today was no exception.
By CTU Communications | May 20, 2019 | News, Press Release The city of Chicago needs the Chicago Teachers Union, City Hall and every resident to work together to bring about authentic equity, thorough justice and coveted resources in all 77 neighborhoods. Join us May 22 at the Thompson Center as we continue that work....
File under: Chicago, Chicago Board of Education, Chicago City Council, Chicago Public Schools, City Council, Contract, Ida B. Wells, Jackie Vaughn, Karen Lewis, Lori Lightfoot, mayor, Willie Barrow
By Michael Brunson, CTU Recording Secretary | December 6, 2018 | Movement, News, Press Release, Resolutions
File under: Chicago City Council, Election, Endorsement, Mayor 2019, Susan Sadlowski Garza, Toni Preckwinkle
The CTU House of Delegates voted to adopt the following endorsements at its December 5, 2018 regular meeting.