Updated Chicago Event and Protest Activity: August 1 to August 15, 2022

In coordination with our cross-sector partners dedicated to safety and security, Titan continues to monitor the following activities in or near the Chicago Loop.

Anticipated Demonstrations and Events

  • Monday, August 1 at 6:00pm: 190 N State (ABC 7 Studio), Group will gather for their cause “Rally to End the Torture at Menard Prison”
  • Wednesday, August 3 at 5:30pm: 630 N Kingsbury (Montgomery Ward Park), Group will gather/ride for their cause “Bike Jam for a Bike Grid – Milwaukee Detour Edition” *
  • Thursday, August 4 at 10:00am: 400 N Michigan and 400 N Columbus (Chicago River Bridges), Group will gather for their event “Annual Chicago Ducky Derby Fundraiser for Special Olympics”
  • Friday, August 5 to Sunday, August 7: 2301 S Martin Luther King (McCormick Place), Group will gather for their event “Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo – C2E2”
  • Friday, August 5 at 8:00pm: 1410 Special Olympics Dr (Soldier Field), Group will gather for their event “Elton John Farewell Yellow Brick Road Concert”
  • Sunday, August 7 at 1:30pm: 1407 W Washington (Chicago Patrolmens Credit Union), Group will gather for their cause “Memorial for Police Officer Ella French”
  • Sunday, August 7 at 2:00pm: 806 N Michigan (Water Tower Place) to 201 E Randolph (Millennium Park), Group will gather/march for their cause “Proclaim Russia as State Sponsor of Terrorism – Human Chain”
  • Monday, August 8 at 10:00am: 50 W Washington (Daley Plaza), Group will gather/march for their cause “Aasura Religious Parade”
  • Friday, August 12 at 3:00pm: E Balbo / S DuSable Lake Shore Drive, Group will gather/march for their cause “Stop Sign Event” **
  • Saturday, August 13 at 2:00pm: 230 S Dearborn (Federal Plaza), Group will gather for their cause “Rise Up 4 Abortion Rights”
  • Saturday August 13 at 3:00pm: 131 W Erie (near Chinese Consulate), Group will gather for their cause “Falun Gong Group Exercises – Call for Ending the Persecution of Falun Gong in China”
  • Sunday, August 14 at 12:00pm: 806 N Michigan (Chicago Water Tower) to 201 E Randolph (Millennium Park), Group will gather for their cause “Support Freedom in Belarus”
  • Monday, August 15 at 12:00pm: 100 N Riverside (Boeing HQ), Group will gather for their cause “Allied Pilots Association”
  • Monday, August 15 at 6:00pm: 78 E Washington (Chicago Cultural Center), Group will gather for their cause “76th Independence Day of India” ***


* = Bicyclist group that frequently attempts to disrupt traffic flow as a part of their demonstrations

** = Traffic may be impeded if group crosses DuSable Lake Shore Drive

*** = One of several gatherings for India independence celebrations

Safety Tips Near/During Protests

  • 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 “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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