This Week in Ed 1.26.21: Zoom With RYH Tonight (Tues, 1.26) | Petitions & Events | Meet Some RYHers

We plan to send two email newsletters this week since there is way too much going on! We hope you and your family are well. Sign up to receive our email newsletters here. Continue reading

This Week in Ed 1.20.21: Parents Demand Remote Learning Supports | So Much CPS Pandemic Schooling News

Join our amazing RYH team! We are hiring a full time parent organizer. You can find the job description and how to apply here. Please share this widely. Continue reading

This Week in Ed 1.13.21: Democracy Delayed (again) | Pandemic Schooling This Week | Events

Below you will find some of the latest news, upcoming events and resources. Make sure you follow us on social media! Things change on the regular and we’ll try to keep you informed.  Search @ILRaiseYourHand: Facebook Page | Twitter | Instagram | Linktree | Facebook group Continue reading

This Week in Ed 1.6.21: LSCs & Alderfolks Push Back on CPS Reopening Plan

Happy New Year! First, thank you for all of your support, especially throughout this pandemic. We appreciate every donation, every share of our weekly email newsletter (or parts of it) to a wider audience, every like and share on social media, every attendee of our so, so many virtual events, and every conversation. Thank you. Second, so much has happened since our last newsletter. To be honest, we’re still catching up! Below you will find some of the latest news, upcoming events and resources. But, it’s not everything. Make sure you follow us on social media! Things change on the regular and we’ll try to keep you informed.  Continue reading

This Week in Ed 12.21.20: Air Filtration Q & A Event Recording | Happy Holidays! ❄️

Happy Holidays and welcome to Winter Break! We have lots of resources and news to share below. We'd recommend skimming the below now, then saving this webpage so you have the links for viewing or reading when you are ready to digest. Continue reading

#LSCElections2020 Survey Results + Dec 2020 CPS Board of Ed Statements

Our LSC Elections 2020: Community Feedback & Recommendations report is here. (You can read the report as a pdf here.) Our prepared statement is below. You can also find statements from several LSC candidates sharing their LSC Election experience. RYH signed on to this letter presented to the board and organized by Chicago Veterans for Peace.  Continue reading

This Week in Ed 12.15.20: Events! Air Filtration Q&A | #CPSFalseChoice on Twitter | Elected School Board

Elected Representative School Board (ERSB) Town Hall TONIGHT! Tues, Dec 15 | 6:30PM | Register | Instagram - ERSB Facts Join the Grassroots Education Movement (GEM) to learn about the demand for an ERSB and how you can bring democracy to CPS! Continue reading

This Week in Ed 12.9.20: Take our LSC Elections Survey! | Elected School Board Town Hall | Pandemic Schooling

Join the Grassroots Education Movement (GEM) town hall to learn about the demand for an Elected Representative School Board (ERSB) and learn how you can bring democracy to CPS! See you there. Tues, Dec 15 | 6:30PM | Register Continue reading

This Week in Ed 12.2.20: RYH's LSC Elections Debrief Event | Thank you! | SpEd & SSCA

Thank you to everyone who donated on #GivingTuesday either via Facebook or our webpage! We are looking for 16 more folks who can give $25 each to keep us on pace for our December goal. Remember, donations are still being matched so your gift will count 2x! Help us end our 10th year strong! You can support us here.  Continue reading

Support Parent Power on Giving Tuesday 2020!

Giving Tuesday is December 1. Please consider supporting Raise Your Hand and our most hyperlocal democratic lever, Local School Councils. Continue reading