Tri-Valley Packet for Wednesday Night

By: Diane Benjamin School Districts used to respect Wednesday nights since churches hold services and/or activities on that night. During Lent my church does so I will not be able to attend. The District is releasing packets now: https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/487/District/2850302/BOE_Packet_3.15.23.pdf See PDF page 34 and following. The district is going to quit paying a stipend for […]

Unit 5 – last meetings public comments

By: Diane Benjamin I went to the District 87 meeting last week because their meetings aren’t on video. Unit 5 meetings are, I’m just now getting to their Public Comment. Please note: Public Comment will likely not change your elected officials mind. It is for the public because it proves other people think the same […]

Unit 5: Community Organizing by the local socialists

By: Diane Benjamin This is video of what met people wanting to attend the Unit 5 School Board meeting last night. Local socialist organizer Sonny Garcia is speaking with the bullhorn. Sonny is employed by Illinois State University, from Open The Books.com The yellow vests are their own security team. There was a sign on […]

Unit 5: You work for those paying the bills!

By:  Diane Benjamin The next School Board meeting is January 10th, 7:00 pm at Chiddix Junior High, 300 S Walnut St, in Normal.   Website See the Unit 5 Public Comment policy HERE Public Comment at every meeting of a Public Body is LAW.  It’s called the Open Meetings Act.  If you read Unit 5’s Public Comment policy […]