Chicago Demonstration and Special Event Activity: January 1 to January 15, 2023

Alongside our cross-sector partners, Titan Security is monitoring the following anticipated protest and event activity in or near the Chicago Loop.

Demonstrations/Special Events

  • Friday, January 6 at 12:00pm: W Randolph/N Clark to 121 N LaSalle (City Hall), Group will gather/march for their cause “Rally for America: Jan 6th Protest”
  • Saturday, January 7 at 7:30am: 301 E North Water (Sheraton Hotel), Group will gather for their cause “AVMA: Stop Burning Animals Alive” *
  • Saturday, January 7 at 11:00am: 1621 W Touhy (Touhy Park) to 1410 S Museum Campus (Soldier Field), Group will gather/drive for their cause “We Stand in Solidarity with Iranian Women – Car Caravan” **
  • Sunday, January 8 at 12:00pm, 50 W Washington (Daley Plaza), Group will gather for their cause “Freedom for Iran” **
  • Friday, January 13 at 10:00am: 737 N Michigan (Japanese Consulate), Group will gather for their cause “#LtRidgeAlkonis: Bring Lt. Ridge Home”

Notes/Analysis

* = American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) annual conference taking place at Sheraton Hotel from Thursday to Saturday

** = Monitoring ongoing, often short-notice events tied to protests in Iran

Event/Protest Best Practices

  • 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

As always, if you β€œSee 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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