Avi Waldman

CONTRIBUTIONS

MayDayMarch2

Activists held picket signs at the May Day march.

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May 7, 2021

May Day March

Activists demanded UCPD abolition at May Day march.

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May 7, 2021

Campus and Community Activists Demand UCPD Abolition at May Day March

March organizers linked UCPD abolition to demands by labor groups.

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May 7, 2021

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12:27 p.m.

An Account of UCPD’s Disciplinary Actions, Amid Its Reaccreditation Pursuit

In a public UCPD reaccreditation forum lasting 15 minutes, only one person spoke: a UChicago student recounting his experience with the UCPD.

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April 20, 2021

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6:54 p.m.

UCPD To Pursue Reaccreditation; Assessor Seeks Public Comments by Phone and Forum on April 13

The UCPD is seeking reaccreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA), which it last achieved in July 2017.

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March 31, 2021

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4:12 p.m.

Chicagoans Rally Downtown to “Defend the Election”

Hundreds of demonstrators, UChicago students among them, took to the streets after President Trump prematurely claimed victory.

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November 6, 2020

Halloween Night Brings Police, Protesters, and Organizers to Hyde Park

Officers on bicycles pushed groups of Chicagoans around 53rd Street shortly after a demonstration against UCPD by #CareNotCops. Other community organizers were also in the area to help de-escalate tense situations.

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November 1, 2020

CTU Rally

Chicago Teachers Union Vice President Stacey Davis Gates at Wednesday's event.

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Oct. 20, 2020

AFT Makes South Side Stop Advocating for Fair Tax, Biden-Harris Ticket

The American Federation of Teachers was joined by the Chicago Teachers Union in covering concerns about reopening schools in Chicago.

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October 19, 2020

Coalition of Faculty Embarks On Diversity Strike, Claiming Administration Inadequately Addresses Systemic Racism

The coalition of faculty, affiliated with the Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture, published a letter detailing their grievances and demands.

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September 30, 2020