Chicago Demonstrations and Special Events: November 1 to November 15, 2023

In coordination with our cross-sector public-safety partners, Titan Security is presently monitoring the following protest and event activities in or near the Chicago Loop.

Demonstrations and Events

  • Thursday, November 2 at 8:00am: 60 E Monroe, Group will gather for their cause “#JusticeForAbnerd: Protest at Millennium Park Condos”
  • Friday, November 3 at 10:00am: 600 S Michigan (Columbia College), Group will gather for their cause “Columbia College Adjunct Faculty Strike Solidarity”
  • Saturday, November 4 at 2:00pm: 806 N Michigan (Water Tower), Group will gather for their cause “Anonymous for the Voiceless”
  • Saturday, November 4 at 2:00pm: 201 E Randolph (Millennium Park), Group may gather for their cause “Israeli Palestinian Conflict” *
  • Sunday, November 5 at 7:00am: 400 S Columbus starting line, Group will gather/run for their event “Hot Chocolate 5k/15k” **
  • Monday, November 6 and Tuesday, November 7: 720 S Michigan (Hilton Hotel), Group will gather for their event “Jewish Federations of North America FedPro Conference”
  • Tuesday November 7 at 9:15am: 100 W Randolph (Thompson Center), Group will gather for their cause “Bring Chicago Home Rally & City Council Vote”
  • Thursday, November 9 at 3:00 or 4:00pm: E Ida B Wells/S Michigan to Union Park, Group may gather for their cause “Protest Joe Biden’s Visit to Chicago”
  • Thursday, November 9 at 3:00pm: 500 S Michigan, Group will gather for their cause “Pro-Palestine Rally”
  • Thursday, November 9 at 5:00pm: 25 E Pearson (Loyola Law School). Group will gather for their event “Legal Panel: Stop Cop City Law and Organizing” ***
  • Friday, November 10 at 4:00pm: 159 E Monroe (Art Institute of Chicago), Group will gather for their cause “Stop the Genocide in Gaza: Art Institute Cut Ties With The Crown Family”
  • Ongoing: Titan is monitoring an ongoing series of protests related to the conflict in Gaza; we anticipate continued localized traffic and transit disruptions

Notes/Analysis

* = Potential gathering by small group involved in counterprotest during recent pro-Palestinian march

** = The last major outdoor run of the season in Chicago; can attract 25,000 participants

*** = Part of a series of local “Stop Cop City” Atlanta training academy events between 11/09 and 11/12

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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