By Chris Geovanis | December 17, 2022 | News, Press Release
File under: Environmental Justice, Environmental Racism
While Mayor Lightfoot continues to drag on replacing dangerous lead water pipes for hundreds of thousands of Chicagoans, educators at a South Side school that serves a large number of special education students are scrambling to force Lightfoot’s CPS team to address serious lead paint risks in their school facility.
By Lauren Bianchi | April 6, 2021 | Features, News
File under: Environmental Justice, Environmental Racism, General Iron
Southeast Side teachers, students join the fight against General Iron
By CTU Climate Justice Committee | December 9, 2020 | News, Resolutions
File under: CTU Committees, CTU Resolution, Environmental Justice, Environmental Racism
This Resolution for a CTU Green Schools Campaign was passed by the CTU House of Delegates at its December 9, 2020 meeting.
By Sarah Rothschild | May 9, 2018 | Health, Housing, Schools
File under: Environmental Racism, Segregation
The appalling filth and environmental hazards in our schools are driven by decades of neglect, particularly in schools that serve Black and Brown children. But Chicago’s working class communities of color have been dogged by generations of environmental racism, as well.