Monday, October 10, 2011

Occupy Chicago: Thousands Projected to Protest in Chicago, Much Reacting to Financial Conferences

Today, Monday, October 10, 2011, thousands of protestors are projected to descend on downtown Chicago. It is anticipated to be one of the largest protests to date. Will it exceed the estimated 20,000 marching in New York City last Wednesday?

Reuters' report: Thousands expected at Chicago Financial Conference Protests

The official schedule of the protests, differing rally locations, according to the official Occupy Chicago website.

The Chicago Teachers Union is among organized labor that will be at the protest.

Day 17 Monday (10/10/2011) Schedule of Events:
9am-12pm – Peacekeeper/Civil Disobedience Training (37 S. Ashland @Monroe/Ashland)
1:30pm – General Assembly (Jackson/Lasalle)
3:30pm – Student/Activist march departs for Balbo/Michigan (Jackson/Lasalle)
4:00pm – Meeting time for Take Back Chicago marches (See below)
4:45pm – Marches depart for the Art Institute (See below)
5:20pm – Marches converge (Art Institute of Chicago)
6:00pm – Take Back Chicago Rally finishes (Art Institute of Chicago)
7:00pm – General Assembly (Congress/Michigan in front of Horse Statue)
9:00pm – Occupation/Police Legal Training (Congress/Michigan Horse Statue)
9:45am – March departs from Jackson and Lasalle (Destination to be determined)
see the original Occupy Chicago site for details on what these actions involve.

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