In a predominantly Mexican neighborhood on Chicago’s west side, high school students are leading a fight to “rewind to August 6″ and restore staff at their school. Just before classes began, the Chicago Public Schools district sacked the principal, then fired two veteran teachers the next week. The sit-in was wildly successful and all fired personnel were reinstated.
Friday August 24th, 10:45am
Columbia College: 8th floor of 600 S. Michigan
Come out to show Diana, President of the Part-time Faculty Association at Columbia College, that we support her work on behalf of all working people and all students. Come to 600 South Michigan Ave., Room 811A. Please arrive before 11:00 a.m. on Friday August 24th. We want to show the administration of Columbia College that if they continue to harass Diana, we are going to defend her. Stop the intimidation, negotiate in good faith! Sign the petition to support Diana Vallera
CTU Stands Strong
CACHE will join the Chicago Teacher’s Union tomorrow for a rally simultaneous with their membership meeting.
Sunday May 20th, we will gather at Lasalle and Jackson at 11:00am and march past Chase Tower to join the CANG8 rally at Daley Plaza.
Ben Schacht represented CACHE on the panel of ‘University as Corporation’ at the People’s Summit
Photos by James Murphy