#FightForDyett in Voices from the Frontlines Today [Videos]

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2016-11-29T17:39:10+00:00

After 34 days, the Hunger Strike may have ended, but the commitment has not waned. The "conversations" with Chicago Public Schools remain. Through the video presentations [below] we invite you to the Dyett Hunger Strikers Press Conference held at the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition. [We apologize for [...]

When a Compromise Is Not a Compromise “The Hunger Strike Continues!” #WeAreDyett

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2016-11-29T17:39:11+00:00

Once again Chicago Public schools has demonstrated that they don’t respect community voice, they don’t respect the voice of black parents, young people and community residents. And do not have the highest expectations for our children. We don't only have "leaders" who betray the people [...]

A Candlelight Vigil in the #FightForDyett — Day 16 [Videos]

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2017-02-14T14:42:39+00:00

It has been a long and arduous journey, this Journey for Justice. It began in 1999. It is no wonder that the hunger strikers today are tired. Not only is there the physical strain of going without food, the emotional drain of [...]

Health Professionals Challenge Mayor Emanuel to End Hunger Strike #WeAreDyett

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2016-11-29T17:39:11+00:00

On August 17th Chicago parents embarked on a Journey For Justice, Education Justice. After more than fifteen years of struggle, the people felt determined to secure moral justness. Twelve parents from communities across Chicago launched a hunger strike in front of Dyett High School. Dyett [...]

Parents and Allies Launch a Hunger Strike #FightForDyett Videos

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2016-11-29T17:39:11+00:00

UPDATE: By Jitu Brown | Originally Published at Facebook. August 17, 2015 | ‪#‎fightfordyett‬ ‪#‎wearedyett‬ Good morning brothers and sisters. This is Day 3 of our HUNGER STRIKE for Dyett Global Leadership and Green Technology High School. We are united in purpose, for Black children in [...]

Twelve Parents Launch Hunger Strike

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2016-11-29T17:39:11+00:00

Twelve parents from Bronzeville and allies from communities across Chicago launch a hunger strike in front of Dyett High School to call out the injustice suffered at the hands of CPS and the appointed Board of Education and to demand the adoption of the Global [...]