Organizing Strategy and Practice

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Jennifer Johnson

Jen Johnson taught high school history in Chicago Public Schools for ten years before joining the staff of the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) in 2013.  She has a BS from Northwestern University in Secondary Education and an MA from Northeastern Illinois University in Community and Teacher Leaders. She is currently the CTU Chief of Staff and believes that teacher union organizing for public schools and the teaching profession is part of a larger struggle for social, economic, and racial justice, which connects educators with students, parents, and communities.