The United Teachers of Los Angeles union will hold a news conference Sunday in anticipation of Monday’s first strike against the Los Angeles Unified School District in 30 years, union officials said.
UTLA President Alex Caputo Pearl and Bargaining Chair Arlene Inouye will be among those speaking at the 4 p.m. media gathering staged inside the union’s Wilshire Boulevard headquarters, accompanied by other UTLA leaders, parents, students and supporters.
Picketing is scheduled to start Monday at 7:30 a.m., coinciding with a news conference at John Marshall High School, 3939 Tracy St., according to the UTLA.
A rally and march is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. starting at Grand Park on Spring Street in front of City Hall, heading downtown to LAUSD headquarters, 333 South Beaudry Ave.
There, more picketing by teachers, parents and students is set for between 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in front of Marianna Avenue Elementary School, 4215 Gleason St. union officials said.
The proceedings will wrap up with a 5 p.m. news conference at the UTLA building, organizers said.
The UTLA said it will stream most events live on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
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