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Healthcare Union Provides Crucial Donation To Keep Kids Educated During Chicago Teachers Strike

"We thank SEIU for its contribution and commitment during the CPS teacher strike," said Maria Trejo, LSNA's Freedom Camp coordinator.  "With SEIU's donation, we will be able to provide breakfast, lunch and materials to the 100 students that participated in our camp that educated them on Civic Engagement and Participation.

Students get civics lesson at LSNA Freedom School - Video

Students take part in civic engagement lessons at the "Freedom Camp" through the Logan Square Neighborhood Association on Sept. 12, 2012. 

Logan Square students get education in strike issues

'Freedom Camp' makes teaching moment of contract impasse, giving lessons in civics, democratic process

Community Advocates See CTU Strike As Opportunity To Highlight National Education Issues

Jennifer Velazquez, an organizer with the Logan Square Neighborhood Association, says freedom camps will explain to CPS students “why teachers are striking.”