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CTU calls on members to join and support Chicago City Hall Sit-In

Leaders of the 30,000-member Chicago Teachers Union have issued a call for the union's members to begin joining the sit-in outside the offices of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on the fifth floor of Chicago's City Hall beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 5, 2012.

In an email to all union members, CTU Staff Coordinator Jackson Potter said the following.

Dear member:

Today, over 200 parents, students, educators, and community leaders participated in a sit-in outside the Mayor’s office demanding a meeting to discuss the plan to turnaround, close, and consolidate schools.

We will continue our sit-in tomorrow, Thursday January 5th starting at 8:00 AM. Please join us.

City Hall

121 N LaSalle St, Fifth Floor

Members can also go to the CTU website (www.ctunet.com) to see the CTU video of the beginning of the sit in. Updated reports will be published at the top of the Substance Home Page (www.substancenews.net) as they come in.



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