Democracy to the Forefront in Municipal Election

In a sign of the shifting winds of change in Chicago politics, the races for mayor and alderman in 19 wards are headed to run-off elections to be decided April 7, 2015. 

Congratulations from the IFT!

'Yesterday’s election in Chicago was a victory for all working people,' said Illinois Federation of Teachers president Dan Montgomery. 

Full primary night speech by "Chuy" Garcia

'We’re still standing...we’re still running...and we’re going to win.'

CTU, ACTS Support Teachers’ Efforts to Unionize in Two of Illinois’ Largest Charter School Networks

The CTU and the Chicago chapter of the AFT's Alliance of Charter Teachers and Staff (ACTS) stand in solidarity with teachers at North Lawndale College Prep and Urban Prep who are organizing to form unions.

CPS Schools Closed Thursday, February 19

Schools have been closed on Thursday, Feb. 19.

Chuy For Mayor!

Money does not vote. People vote. And Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia is a candidate for ALL people. Vote Chuy on Feb. 24!
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