9:00 Gathering and Leafletting
9:30 Program, Speeches and Demands
We are demanding justice for Harith Augustus and his family and investment our communities. Mayor Rahm Emanuel needs to answer for the execution of Harith Augustus by members of his Chicago Police Department.
We are in support of and in solidarity with the demands of Black-led organizations across the city, including: No Cop Academy, Assata’s Daughters, BYP 100, Black Lives Matter, and the BlackRoots Alliance.
Partial list of Demands:
Fully-funded schools and mental health centers, robust after-school and job-training programs, into Chicago’s most marginalized communities.
Divest & eliminate profit from punishment
Justice for all killed by police
Accountability for all police murder & torture
A People and Planet First Illinois Budget