Rev. Dr. William Barber II will bring the voice of his civil rights activism to the cause of striking educators with the Chicago Teachers Union and Service Employees International Union Local 73.
Bargaining Update: Del Valle endorses CTU special ed demands, $38 million separates proposals, Rev. Barber on Sunday
The day started with a Union Park rally and Board of Education President Miguel del Valle pledging support for our special education demands. Our team bargained until about midnight with the Board and announced that our contract demands would cost less than half of one percent of the Board’s budget to settle. Tomorrow, Rev. Dr. William Barber stands with CTU and SEIU 73 and we’ll hold a TeleTown Hall with members Sunday night.
3P, Sun. 10/27: Famed civil rights leader Rev. Wm. Barber II to rally with striking CTU rank and file members
As founder of Moral Mondays movement, co-founder of Poor People’s Campaign, Barber’s interfaith activism has brought together some of most important movements for justice in 21st century.