CTU rally on March 26... Buses leaving from six locations across the city so people don't have to pay extortionist downtown parking prices...

The Chicago Teachers Union is providing buses to its March 26, 2015 rally downtown (at the Thompson Center) from six locations across the city. Such actions have become necessary since Chicago's privatized downtown parking costs $34 or $35 per day now.

Photo courtesy Chicago Teachers Union.Here is what the CTU announced on March 25:

Buses are now coming to the rally tomorrow, Thursday, from seven locations. Spring may not have fully sprung, yet, but its important that our members show we will stand strong for our contract and for the schools our students deserve.

Join us to stand up for our children and our communities. Download the flyer at the CTU website (

Thursday, March 26, 4:30pm6:15pm, Thompson State of IL Building, Corner of Clark and Randolph

Buses will go downtown from the following locations.

Parking will be available at each location.

Lane Tech HS 2501 W. Addison 4:15 p.m.

Joplin ES 7931 S. Honore 4:15 p.m.

KOCO 4242 S. Cottage Grove 4:15 p.m.

Laura Ward ES 646 N. Lawndale 4:15 p.m.

Talman ES 5450 S. Talman 4:15 p.m.

Lindblom HS 6130 S. Wolcott 4:15 p.m.

Beasley ES 5255 S. State 4:15 p.m.

United Working Families has also scheduled an "after-rally rally". Matt Luskin sent the following to the CORE email list yesterday:


After the "A Just Chicago" rally tomorrow to promote our contract demands, please stop by the event United Working Families is hosting! There will be rank and file members of several unions, community activists and folks from around town who have been volunteering in the elections through UWF, the independent political organization CTU helped form. Details below, email or text me (312-296-2571) for more info.

I'm sure some people will be finding a bar to watch the debate from afterwards!



Thursday: Join union members and community activists from across the city! We will hear from Chuy Garcia and other progressive candidates as we get ready to win in the April 7th elections!

United Working Families Rally

Next Thursday - March 26th

6:00 - 8:00pm

333 S. Ashland Ave - Workers United Hall


Rally with Chuy Garcia and candidates for Alderman supported by United Working Families

Build an independent political organization for working communities in Chicago

Sign up to get involved in the April 7 elections


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