Demonstration Held In Millennium Park To Protest Corruption In Malaysian GovernmentProtesters gathered in Millennium Park today to talk about government corruption in Malaysia.
20 Arrested At Michigan Ave. Demonstration Over State Budget ImpasseChicago Police say 20 people were arrested at a noontime protest on North Michigan Avenue where dozens demonstrated against politicians' handling of the state budget.
Tamir Rice's Mother Brings Fight For Justice To ChicagoThe mother of a 12-year-old Cleveland boy who was killed by police last year was in Chicago on Friday, for a series of meetings, marches, and protests about alleged police misconduct.
Marchers Protest Violence On South SideTwo hundred people rallied near Chicago police headquarters, demanding an end to the violence on East 35th Street.
Teachers Protest CPS Budget Cuts, LayoffsPublic school teachers were raising their voices against Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s leadership of the district; in particular his proposal to help shore up CPS finances by having teachers pay the full cost of their individual pension contributions, most of which is now paid by the district.
CTU Plans City Hall Protest As CPS Begins 1,400 LayoffsThe union said the district’s cutbacks are counterproductive, and will lead to fewer resources for educators. The Emanuel administration has said the cuts will save $200 million for a district reeling from paying $634 million in pension obligations.
Demonstration Turns Physical During U Of C Protest Calling For Adult Trauma Center
Activists Rally Against Rauner's Proposed Budget CutsEven though Democrats control the House and Senate, and approved a budget plan that is more than $3 billion in the red, state Sen. Emil Jones III (D-Chicago) wasn’t prepared to say his party shares in the blame for the budget cuts.
Nine Arrested After Protesters Lock Themselves In Building At U Of CFirefighters had to cut through bike locks at a U of C administrative building Wednesday night after protesters, demanding a meeting with administrators over a trauma center, locked themselves into a vestibule.
Coalition Of Faith Groups Protest Rauner's Budget Cuts Outside Chicago Board Of Trade A coalition of faith based groups gathered today in front of the Chicago Board of Trade to protest Governor Rauner's budget cuts, reports Mariam Sobh.
Courthouse Closes Amid Protest Over Teen's Shooting Death By OfficerLaToya Howell, the mother of 17-year-old Justus Howell, led about 30 protesters onto the street in front of the Lake County Courthouse and blocked traffic.
Minimum Wage Workers Call For $15 An HourA series of protests across the country was planned for Wednesday, as activists planned their biggest push yet for a $15-an-hour minimum wage.