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Demand CPS Reopen the CPS Meal Sites Tomorrow June 2nd

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Demand that CPS CEO Janice Jackson reopen all CPS meal sites.

The District has given out over 12.5 million meals and decided to shut down all meal sites at 10:30 pm the night before via email. Families depend on this food - especially if grocery stores are closed or damaged. Meal sites need to be opened. 

1) Sign the petition, 2) Email your demand, and 3) Share on social media

Emails (of Mayor's Office, CEO Jackson and Chicago Board of Education)

Lori.lightfoot@cityofchicago.org, sybil.madison@cityofchicago.org, ceo-jackson@cps.edu, mdelvalle2@cps.edu, srevuluri@cps.edu, arome1@cps.edu, dtruss1@cps.edu, etoddbreland@cps.edu, lmelendez9@cps.edu, lsotelo11@cps.edu, 

Sample Script
Subject: Demand CPS Reopen the CPS Meal Sites Tomorrow June 2nd

My name is ____ and I am a (CPS parent/caregiver, teacher, student, community member). I am calling to demand that the Janice Jackson reopen all meal sites tomorrow. The District has given out over 12.5 million meals and decided to shut down all meal sites at 10:30 pm the night before via email. Families depend on this food - especially if grocery stores are closed or damaged. Meal sites need to be opened.  

 

Sample Tweets:

  • CPS has given out 12.5 million meals since COVID. That’s 200k meals a day. @chicagosmayor & @janicejackson - open the meal sites tomorrow!! #CPSFeedtheKids
  • How do you expect students to learn without food? @chicagosmayor & @janicejackson - reopen the food sites tomorrow #CPSFeedtheKids
  • Candidate @chicagosmayor brings in the light but closes 200+ meal sites the night before. Open the meal sites tomorrow #CPSFeedtheKids

Endorsing Organizations:

Access Living
Asian Americans Advancing Justice Chicago
Black Women Organizing for Power (BWOP)
Blocks Together
Chicago Coalition for the Homeless
Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights
Chicago Teachers Union
Chicago United for Equity
Illinois Families for Public Schools
Kenwood-Oakland Community Organization (KOCO)
Legal Counsel for Health Justice
Logan Square Neighborhood Association
Northside Action 4 Justice
Northwest Side Housing Center
Parents 4 Teachers
Raise Your Hand for Illinois Public Education

 

(photo credit: Sun Times Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Sun-Times )

https://chicago.suntimes.com/education/2020/5/31/21276564/cps-suspends-food-distribution-program-evolving-nature-activity-chicago?fbclid=IwAR24RukH19g3ksPR95l7Fdv5t3oFTBd9uCTG0jwPh8C14KiD5yAy1en2THk



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