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Dyett Hunger Strike

These Chicago Protesters Have Been Starving Themselves For 34 Days

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 09.20.2015 | Home

For the past month, the same eight Chicago protesters have spent their days in front of Walter H. Dyett High School, a once-bustling but now vacant in...

#FightForDyett: What Would You Sacrifice for a Fully Supported, Fully Public School?

Daniel Katz | Posted 09.16.2016 | Home
Daniel Katz

That in the city of Chicago in 2015 there are people who have been on hunger strike for nearly a month to simply have what their peers in the suburbs never even question -- an excellent, fully public school -- is heartbreaking and infuriating at the same time.

School Protesters Force Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel To Shut Down Budget Meeting

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 09.02.2015 | Home

A group of protesters caused Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to shut down a budget meeting on Wednesday evening after he refused to answer their questions ...

Protesters On Hunger Strike For 17 Days Ask Education Department To Help

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 09.02.2015 | Home

Two Chicago protesters who have been fasting for 17 days over the future of a local high school traveled to Washington D.C. this week to take their fi...