Hillard Heintze provided the following update regarding demonstration activities in Chicago that they gained from public social media sources and was not independently verified.
5/16 – 5/19 – Wellington Church, 615 W. Wellington Ave., is providing a space for protestors to host a variety of events that include “Clown Bloq Training” on 5/17 at 6:00 p.m. Also at Wellington Church, “NATO Action Spokes Council” meets on 5/17 at 7:00 p.m. to discuss plans to shut down the Boeing Corporation on Monday.
5/17 – Protestors are meeting at the Obama Campaign Headquarters at Prudential – Noon. They will march to Canadian, U.S. and German Consulates.
5/17 – “Day of Environmental Action: Planet over Profits and War!” (Rally and Ride) 2:00 p.m. Protesters are meeting at LaSalle and Jackson. The group will be biking over to rally outside the Canadian Consulate at Prudential Plaza, 180 N. Stetson. They will hold a press conference at 4:00 p.m.
5/17 – “Female General Assembly Meeting” – 5:00 p.m., South Michigan and Monroe, to the left of the Sculpture Garden.
5/17 – “NATO Reps, Protesters to Debate” (Public Forum)- 6:00 p.m. This debate will take place at the Pritzker Military Library, 104 S. Michigan Avenue.
5/17 – “Occupy the Southside General Assembly” – 7:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. This event will occur at the Unitarian Church, 5650 S. Woodlawn.
5/18 – “The People’s Assembly: Occupy Movement Building Discussion.” An open meeting is planned for members of the movement to discuss the past present and future of Occupy. Meeting takes place at 4:00 p.m. at Congress and Michigan by the “Bowman Statue,” but will move to Butler Field if it becomes necessary.