Norine Gutekanst taught elementary school in a bilingual program in the Chicago Public Schools for many years. Active in the formation of the Caucus of Rank and File Educators (CORE), the rank-and-file caucus, she helped transform the Chicago Teachers Union into a militant union with deep community ties. Recently retired, she headed up the union’s organizing projects for several years.
Latina Writers Defying Borders
Against the Current, No. 48, January/February 1994