When: Saturday, October 13, 9:00 am
Where: There will be a rally in Grant Park followed by a march to Federal Plaza and the downtown early voting site.
What: Women’s March Chicago will hold a March to the Polls event to inspire voter turnout. A rally at 9:00 am will honor first time voters and include speakers and live music.
For all public events and protests, whether you are participating or spectating, please remember the following safety tips and procedures:
- If you see something suspicious, report it
- Carry water and stay hydrated
- Choose a landmark to meet at in case you are separated from your group
- Utilize the buddy system
- Remain alert and be observant of surroundings
- Leave any valuables at home
- Do not jump any barricades
- Secure handbags and wallets
- Stay calm and pleasant
- Follow your own instincts
- Leave yourself room to move quickly
- If you see an unattended bag, alert police as quickly as possible
As always, if you “See Something, Say Something”. For life-threatening emergencies, call 911. To report suspicious activity, call 855-RPRT-2-S4 (855-777-8274).
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BOMA/Chicago Best Practices Guide for Civil Unrest/Disturbances/Protests – Click Here