Month: January 2013

National “Journey for Justice” Movement Gains Speed In Wake Of Mass School Closings & Turnarounds That Violate Civil Rights & Promote Divestment In Low-Income Communities of Color (Download Media Kit) Students, parents and advocacy representatives from 18 major United States …

Community Members from 18 Cities Call on US Dept. of Education to End Discriminatory Public School Closings at Washington D.C. Hearing Read More »

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Hearing Highlights Impact of Persistent Drop in Youth Employment Rates & Lack of Summer Jobs Program Resulting In Increased Violence In Chicago Area Communities (Download the Press Release in PDF format) Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle  joined state and local legislative, …

Toni Preckwinkle with State & Local Leaders Attend Hearing on Youth Joblessness at Chicago Urban League Read More »

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