Avi Waldman

CONTRIBUTIONS

CTU Rally

Chicago Teachers Union Vice President Stacey Davis Gates at Wednesday's event.

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Oct. 20, 2020

AFT Makes South Side Stop Advocating for Fair Tax, Biden-Harris Ticket

The American Federation of Teachers was joined by the Chicago Teachers Union in covering concerns about reopening schools in Chicago.

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October 19, 2020

Coalition of Faculty Embarks On Diversity Strike, Claiming Administration Inadequately Addresses Systemic Racism

The coalition of faculty, affiliated with the Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture, published a letter detailing their grievances and demands.

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September 30, 2020

CNC UCPD Graffiti

Graffiti left outside of UCPD Headquarters during a demonstration on Friday promises to "see you in the fall."

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Sept. 9, 2020

CNC Block Party Protest

Protestors and police stand off on the evening of Friday, September 4th, 2020, as a weeklong occupation of the street near Provost Ka Yee Lee's home concludes.

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Sept. 9, 2020

Weeklong #CareNotCops Occupation Ends with Block Party, Police Confrontations

Police confrontations and a block party followed the week-long occupation of the space surrounding Provost Ka Yee Lee’s home where protestors slept, ate, held meetings, and socialized.

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September 9, 2020

CopsWatchingCNC

Chicago Police look on at a protest by #CareNotCops in front of Provost Ka-Yee Lee's house, September 2020.

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Sept. 2, 2020

#CareNotCops Stage Multi-Day Occupation Outside Provost Lee’s Home; Lee Rejects Demand to Abolish UCPD

In a statement released Tuesday, Provost Lee said “the actions that are currently taking place on my doorstep go beyond any civil bounds.”

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September 1, 2020

Graffiti

In English, one set of characters means "do you not have a face." Another translates literally to "need/want face."

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Sept. 2, 2020

University Holds Conference Discussing the Reform and Reinvention of Policing

UChicago’s sociology department hosted a two-day conference to discuss the ways to reform the police with immediate results and reimagine public safety that does not involve police at all.

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August 13, 2020