Los Angeles Teachers Union Protest


Cecily Myart-Cruz, UTLA President, speaks to teachers outside Bravo Medical Magnet High School in Los Angeles Wednesday, October 19, 2022. It has been almost four months since the contract between LAUSD and UTLA members expired. Teachers are asking for smaller class sizes, better pay, more staffing, and other items during record-high inflation and a housing crisis. (Photo by David Crane, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)

UTLA wants fully-staffed schools, smaller classes, equitable school funding and better pay for teachers

On the sidewalk of Bravo Medical Magnet High School, 30 teachers and supporters protested on Wednesday, Oct. 19 against what they say is a lag by Los Angeles Unified School District in addressing the United Teachers Los Angeles’s contract demands. Across the district, thousands of teachers participated in the protest, according to UTLA.