From the United Teachers of Los Angeles:


MEDIA ADVISORY
Contact: Anna Bakalis, 213-305-9654
Kim Turner, 213-305-9316

UTLA Strike Press Advisory

* United Teachers Los Angeles, the nation’s second-largest teacher union local, with more than 33,000 members and thousands more supporters, is poised to lead one of the largest teacher union strikes in the nation’s history, beginning Monday.

* For planning purposes only. Times subject to change, will update media as needed with new info.

* UTLA will provide daily strike updates and briefings which will preview actions for the next day.

* UTLA will stream most events live on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 13
• 4 PM PRE-STRIKE NEWS CONFERENCE
Where: UTLA building, 3303 Wilshire Blvd, LA 90010.
What: UTLA Strike update and planning
Who: Alex Caputo Pearl (UTLA President), Arlene Inouye (Bargaining Chair), and UTLA leaders, joined by parents, students and supporters
MONDAY, JANUARY 14
• 7:30 am: PICKETING & NEWS CONFERENCE
Where: John Marshall High School, 3939 Tracy St, Los Angeles, CA 90027
Who: Alex Caputo Pearl (UTLA President) and officers
Randi Weingarten (AFT President)
Lily Eskelson-Garcia (NEA President)
Arlene Inouye (UTLA Officer and Bargaining Chair)
VISUALS: Teachers, parents, students and supporters picketing with homemade signs
• 10:30 am: RALLY & MARCH
Where: City Hall to LAUSD headquarters
Start: Grand Park, Spring St. in front of City Hall, downtown LA
End: LAUSD headquarters, 333 S. Beaudry
• 2:30-3:30: PICKETING (media availability)
Where: Marianna Elementary School
Who: Teachers, parents and students
VISUALS: Picketing with homemade signs

• 5 pm: NEWS CONFERENCE
Where: UTLA building, 3303 Wilshire Blvd, LA 90010.
Who: UTLA leaders, students, parents and supporters
What: UTLA will give an update on the day’s developments and plan for the next day

For more information, go to the following:

https://wearepublicschools.org

https://www.instagram.com/utlanow/
https://www.facebook.com/UTLAnow/