Teachers Union Calls For Mayor To Halt Plans To Close SchoolsThe Chicago Teachers Union delivered a letter to Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office at City Hall on Monday, offering advice for interim Chicago Public Schools CEO Janice Jackson, and calling for a halt to planned school closings.
Activists Demand Cicero Pass Welcoming Ordinance To Protect Immigrants“We are seeing increased attacks against the immigrant community under the Trump administration,” said Irene Romulo, with Organized Communities Against Deportations.
Protesters: Trump's Travel Ban 'Always Was And Still Is A Muslim Ban'Judges in Hawaii and Maryland have temporarily blocked the president’s third version of the travel ban from going into effect.
Fight For $15 Protests Target McDonalds, United Airlines ShareholdersProtest organizers said, since the “Fight for $15” movement launched in 2012, more than 20 million low-wage workers have received pay raises
Fight For $15 Protesters Gather At McDonald's Shareholder MeetingA big turnout was expected in Oak Brook for a "Fight for $15" minimum wage protest outside the annual McDonald’s shareholders meeting.
Protesters To Mark Trump's First Month In Office On Presidents DayAs President Donald Trump prepares to unveil a revised travel ban, protesters were preparing to gather at Trump Tower in Chicago on Monday, for the second day in a row of demonstrations against the president’s immigration policies.
Rick Bayless Eateries, Other Businesses Closing To Support ImmigrantsDozens of restaurants and other businesses were shutting their doors on Thursday, as part of a “Day Without Immigrants,” a nationwide protest against President Donald Trump’s immigration policies.
Hundreds Gather In Loop To Protest Trump Order On ImmigrationAnother day brought another set of Chicago protests against President Donald Trump’s series of executive orders restricting the travel of immigrants and seven Muslim-majority countries’ citizens.
Scores Of Protesters Greet Pence At GOP Fundraiser In ChicagoSigns in the crowd read “Trump Unfit For Office,” “A Disaster For The Nation,” “A Tweeting Fool As President,” and “What A Joke.”
Hundreds Of O'Hare Workers To Join "Fight For $15" ProtestHundreds of non-union workers at O’Hare International Airport planned to go on strike Tuesday as part of a nationwide protest demanding a higher minimum wage.
Protesters, Mount Greenwood Residents Make "Wonderful Progress" At MeetingBlacks and whites spoke of unity, not name-calling, coming out of a three-hour closed-door meeting Wednesday night in the far southwest side Mt. Greenwood neighborhood.
Illinois Students Walking Out Of Classes Tuesday To Protest TrumpStudents upset with the election of Donald Trump as the nation’s next president were planning a number of protests across the country on Tuesday, planning to walk out of class to show their anger.