Justice for Harith “SNOOP” Rally

July 16, 2018 - 6 PM

71st & Jeffery, Chicago, Illinois

Supporting Organizations: Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression

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No justice, no peace!
Come out Monday at 6 to demand justice for Harith “Snoop” Augustus. He was shot and killed in South Shore. he was a barber, beloved community member, and father of a 5 year old daughter. He was shot 7 times in the back because officers said he was “exhibiting the characteristics of an armed man”

When people began to protest at the scene on 71st and Jeffrey, CPD responded by aggressively pushing the crowd. They jumped their own barricades to beat protesters with batons. There were 100 police officers using full force against peaceful demonstrators. People were shoved and attacked, and some people were arrested. Check out this twitter thread from Nader Issa, Suntimes Reporter, for videos and pics from Saturday night: https://twitter.com/naderdissa/status/1018284580250488832?s=21

We demand:
-the release of the officer’s name
-her immediate arrest
-the release of the names of all officers that attacked protesters last night and their arrest
-drop the charges against all protesters

Confront Corruption Demand Democracy – Chicago

July 18, 2018 - 8 PM - 9 PM

Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago 401 N Wabash Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60611

Supporting Organizations: Democracy 21 · act.tv · People For the American Way · March For Truth · MoveOn · Defending Democracy · Public Citizen · Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington · American Constitution Society · Daily Kos · End Citizens United · Revolving Door Project · Lawyers for Good Government · Common Cause · Need to Impeach · People Demanding Action · Blue Future · Youth Progressive Action Catalyst · American Family Voices · Greenpeace · People's Action · The Loyal Opposition · National LGBTQ Task Force · Represent.Us · Franciscan Action Network · Tikkun & the Network of Spiritual Progressives · Hip Hop Caucus · Every Voice · Wolf-PAC · Stand Up America · Alliance for Democracy

Contact Info: sharsand1950@gmail.com

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Across the nation on Wednesday, July 18, 2018, we will Confront Corruption and Demand Democracy with a candlelight vigil at sundown. In Chicago, we will hold ours just south of 400 N. Michigan (the Tribune Tower), and facing the Trump Tower.

From attacks on the rule of law to conflicts of interest, ethics violations and flagrant abuse of government offices for personal gain, the corruption of the American government by the President, his associates and many in his party has reached a new, profound low.

Officials are trading on the power invested in our institutions for personal and financial gain rather than for the welfare of the American people. From attacks on the Russia investigation to ethics scandals in the highest offices in the land, we must reject attempts to shield corruption from political consequences, public scrutiny, and legal accountability.

These issues are on top of years of challenges to the basic health of our democracy: from money in politics to attempts to shape congressional districts to manipulate outcomes and laws written intentionally to exclude voters from participating in our democracy.

Together, we must confront corruption and demand democracy. For more information, visit confrontcorruption.org.


WE WILL PROVIDE CANDLES (please donate $1 to offset costs), bring signs, and your friends. You will be our speakers, the people most affected by this widespread corruption and dysfunction, organizational leaders and grassroots activists who are working to hold the Trump administration accountable and create a democracy that works for everyone. Speakers will have two minutes to speak (please let us know if you’d like to speak – sharsand1950@gmail.com) – We will have a total of 30 minutes for all speakers so requests will be on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Slutwalk Chicago 2018

July 28, 2018 - 12 PM

Water Tower Place 835 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60611

Supporting Organizations: SlutWalk Chicago

Contact Info: chicagoslutwalk@gmail.com

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Come As You Are!
¡Ven Como Quieras!

We’ll be there early (11:30am) with our merch!

JULY 28th 2018 @ NOON
28 Julio @ Water Tower

We’ll march, protest, chant, laugh, sing, speak out and listen to one another as we talk about the realities of living inside rape culture and build a community to fight it!

This year’s intentions:
-Bringing support to the human that was arrested at last year’s Slutwalk Chicago…Lee. Addressing transphobia and HIV stigma.
-Moving through space aware of our rights and avoiding arrest*
*there is no guarantee ever that someone will not be arrested due to the legacy of police brutality in the US
-Centering the most vulnerable and marginalized survivors which include sex workers, trans folks, & POC.
-Building community by continuing the tradition of making public space for survivors, and engaging in our annual speak-out after the walk
-Media attention for addressing rape culture

If your group, organization, union or collective would like to endorse this action, please let us know!

Use the hashtags #SlutWalkChi #SlutWalkChi2018 #FreeLeeFromCPD#FreeLee #CallKimFoxx | #DropTheCharges | #DecriminalizeHIV | #EndStigma | #LivePozitive | #AbolitionNow | #TheWholeDamnSystem | #EndBailBonds | #CCBF | #SolidarityNotSolitary | #SexWorkIsWork | #MeToo
for this year’s event!

A REMINDER TO ALL: SlutWalk Chicago 2018 is a radically inclusive space. Victim-blaming, ableism, body-shaming, slut-shaming, whorephobia, queerphobia, transphobia, racism, classism, misogyny, body shaming, fatphobia, and general hatefulness in ANY form will NOT BE TOLERATED. We stand with sex workers and all workers who have to struggle against abuse, discrimination, sexual harassment or violence on the job.

Email us to get involved* chicagoslutwalk@gmail.com
(we need folks on sound, photography, promotion including social media events and physically flyer-ing, free color printing for flyers and posters, and sharing widely to networks)

*we need volunteers as this event is not sponsored and 100% DIY!

Nobody is Above the Law Chicago Rally

December 30, 2018 - 5 PM - 9 PM

Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago 401 N Wabash Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60611

Supporting Organizations: Friends Who March, Refuse Fascism Chicago, Move On

Contact Info: https://act.moveon.org/event/mueller-firing-rapid-response-events/18949

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NOTE: This is a PLACEHOLDER for rapid response rally/protest for if/when Mueller is fired. It will be updated as quickly as possible if the event occurs, however we recommend that interested participants sign up directly with MoveOn.org (link below) for the most up to date info.

IF Drumpf fires Mueller we need to take to the streets. We will meet at Drumpf Tower. Rallies will begin hours after news breaks of a Mueller firing: If Mueller is fired BEFORE 2 P.M. local time —> events will begin @ 5 P.M. local time If Mueller is fired AFTER 2 P.M. local time —> events will begin @ noon local time the following day.

Bring whatever sign you want. This event will be updated if Mueller is fired & this rapid response goes into effect.

Please RSVP here: