Southwest Side CPS Students Share Their Demands

View our Twitter Moment of Southwest side students' #NationalWalkoutDay

1. Keep all schools open in Chicago #NoSchoolClosings

2. Fund schools in Black and Brown communities equitably #RahmHatesUs - More counselors (ratio of at least 1:200 students) - Full time social workers in every school - Drop in therapy at every school

- Full time nurse

Southwest side CPS youth and BPNC youth leaders hold #educationnotcriminalization action downtown #NoCopAcademy

3. Invest in schools using TIF money. Make banks and the wealthy pay their fair share. #FreeTheFunds

- Fund Schools for students not a new police academy that would cost $95 million #NoCopAcademy

4. Support Black and Brown businesses

5. Reopen mental health clinics

6. Fund community centers an