National Lawyers Guild Decries Terrorism Charges Against Occupy Activists protesting NATO Summit

PRESS RELEASE Chicago Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild For Immediate Release: May 19, 2012 National Lawyers Guild Decries Terrorism Charges Against Occupy Activists protesting NATO Summit Preemptive raids, terrorism and conspiracy charges are common characteristics of National Special Security Events Chicago, IL — After holding NATO protesters for up to 48 hours, and releasing 6 out […]

MAY 14-21: NATO WEEK OF ACTION

This week, NATO, one of the largest military organizations in the world and the armed wing of the global 1%, is descending upon Chicago.  Today, we at Occupy Chicago cordially invite you to join us and thousands around the world in a week of action in protest.  We will highlight the connection between our local […]

Solidarity with Greece Rally! STOP AUSTERITY MEASURES!

Committee: Direct Action When: Thursday, February 16, 2012 – 7:00pm to 9:00pm Location: HQ & Greece’s Consulate (650 N St Clair St, Chicago) Facilitator: Occupy Chicago Occupy Chicago stands in solidarity with the People of Greece in saying NO to austerity Measures. 7pm – Meet-up at HQ (Jackson & LaSalle) 7:30pm – March to Greece’s Consulate (650 N St […]

BREAKING NEWS: Woodlawn Mental Health Clinic Occupied by Patients & Advocates! 6337 S. Woodlawn Ave.

Mental Health Clinic Facing Closure Occupied by Patients and Advocates Mental Health Movement barricaded inside Woodlawn Clinic until Rahm Emanuel backs off clinic closures Dozens of people who use Chicago’s mental health clinics along with other advocates have barricaded themselves into the Woodlawn Clinic at 6337 S. Woodlawn, one of 6 clinics facing closure. They […]

Chicago: The Occupation Will Continue!

Second occupation attempt brings harsher consequences for peaceful protesters. CHICAGO 10/23/11 – -Early this morning, roughly 130 people from Occupy Chicago were arrested while attempting for the second time to build a new, permanent home for the Occupation, exercising their First Amendment right to peacefully assemble. Arrestees were taken to the District 1 Police Station […]

Supplies Needed

Mail non-perishable items to 1137 W Taylor St #312 Chicago, IL 60605 We can accept any size package at this address. **PLEASE ONLY DONATE UNOPENED FOOD** **Please shop as locally & environmentally friendly as possible! **Supplies Receiving is at 500 W. Cermak, currently just before or during GAs or other scheduled meetings. ** **PLEASE EMAIL: donations@occupychi.org with questions/concerns** […]

FINAL RALLY TO FREE HOWARD MORGAN!

COMMITTEE:  Direct Action WHEN:  Friday, March 30, 2012 – 6:30pm LOCATION:  1738 W. Marquette Rd. Chicago, IL 60636 FACILITATOR:  Free Howard Morgan Campaign The last rally to free police brutality victim Howard Morgan before his April 5th sentencing will be this Friday at The Church of the Living God P.G.O.T. (1738 W. Marquette Rd. Chicago, […]