Occupy the Dream! MLK Day Celebration and Public Meeting

Committee: 

Press

When: 

Sunday, January 15, 2012 - 2:30pm

Location: 

People's Church, 941 W. Lawrence

Facilitator: 

IIRON - Indiana Illinois Regional Organizing Network

IIRON's Martin Luther King Day Celebration and Public Meeting
Sunday, January 15 at 2:30pm at the People's Church (941 W. Lawrence)

 

SUNDAY JANUARY 15
11:30am Occupy Chicago Event including brunch, sign making, and teachin-learnin on civil rights (Location TBA--keep an eye out on the website for updates).
1:30pm Leave our gathering to head to the Main event. If you can't make it to brunch but would like to meet us there at 1:30 to travel with us, please do so! Just let us know on your RSVP so we can plan accordingly.
2:30-4:30pm--Occupy the dream rally--we'll meet up with 1000s from across the city at The People's Church located at 941 W. Lawrence Avenue.

Come together with 1200 other people from across the Chicago are to celebrate the legacy of Dr. King and to continue his work of justice by holding Wall Street banks and corporations accountable!

Elected officials from across the Chicago area will be there, including aldermen, state legislators, and federal officials. We will be asking them to commit in front of hundreds of their constituents to hold banks and other big corporations accountable. We need you to participate in this event so that our elected officials know they're being watched!

Occupy Chicago is gathering at 11:30 that morning for brunch and a teachin-learnin to get ourselves energized before moving as a group to the event. (Location TBA-Keep an eye on the website for updates). Let us know if you plan on attending the brunch so we can get an approximate headcount for food. Additionally, if you cannot make it to brunch but will be meeting us to travel together, let us know that as well so we can account for you in possible bus plans.

Hosted by:  IIRON - Indiana Illinois Regional Organizing Network, SOUL - Southsiders Organized for Unity and Liberation, Northside POWER, The Northwest Indiana Federation and Occupy Chicago!
 


PLEASE RSVP as soon as you are confirmed to go! Numbers are important for transportation and food!  https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dDRIUXEtRzVZSFc2MVI3R2FpNmJudUE6MQ#gid=0

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/events/245098605555240/

Poster:http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=2513164221761&set=a.1450590698087.2054437.1032810116&type=1&theater
 

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