Chicago Events and Demonstrations: May 1 to May 15, 2023

In cooperation with our cross-sector public safety partners, Titan Security is monitoring the following activities in or near the Chicago Loop.

Anticipated Events/Protests

  • Monday, May 1 at 12:00pm: 1501 W Randolph (Union Park), Group will gather/march for their cause “May Day March for Immigration and Labor Rights”
  • Monday, May 1 at 3:30pm: 201 E Randolph (Millennium Park), Group will gather/march for their cause “International May Day 2023: Take to the Streets!”
  • Monday, May 1 at 3:30pm: 201 E Randolph (Millennium Park), Group will gather for their cause “Justice for Lil Red” *
  • Friday, May 5 at 11:30am: 230 S Dearborn (Federal Plaza), Group will gather for their cause “First Amendment Press Conference”
  • Friday, May 5 at 5:30pm: Location(s) TBD, Group will gather drive for their event “Bring Out Your Flags” **
  • Saturday, May 6 at 11:30am: E Balbo and S Columbus, Group will gather for their event “2023 Polish Constitution Day Parade”
  • Saturday, May 6 at 6:00pm: 190 N State (ABC 7), Group will gather/drive for their cause “Human Rights Violations in Pakistan Car Caravan”
  • Wednesday, May 10 at 12:00pm: 225 N Michigan (Michigan Plaza), Group will gather for their cause “Rally for Access to Essential Treatment for Alzheimer’s”
  • Wednesday, May 10 at 4:00pm: 121 N LaSalle (City Hall), Group will gather for their cause “Justice for Lil Red” *
  • Wednesday, May 10 at 4:00pm: 50 W Washington (Daley Plaza), Group will gather for their cause “Memorial May Rally: Restore The True Meaning of Memorial Day”
  • Friday, May 12 at 4:00pm: 22 E Roosevelt (CTA Red Line Stop), Group will gather for their cause “Justice for Jordan Neely! Mental Health Matters!”
  • Saturday, May 13 at 11:00am: 201 E Randolph (Millennium Park), Group will gather for their cause “Mother’s Rebellion 2023”
  • Saturday, May 13 at 11:00am: 1200 S Lake Shore (Shedd Aquarium), Group will gather for their cause “Empty the Tanks Worldwide”
  • Saturday, May 13 at 12:00pm: 8 S Michigan, Group will gather for their cause “Protest Fake Crisis Pregnancy Centers”
  • Saturday, May 13 at 1:00pm: 230 S Dearborn (Federal Plaza), Group will gather for their cause “Rally to Defend the Right to Strike!”
  • Sunday, May 14 at 2:00pm: 806 N Michigan (Water Tower), Group will gather for their cause “Free Azov Defenders”

Notes/Analysis

* = One of several small protests planned under this group/title

** = Cinco de Mayo car caravan event sponsored by various Mexican American car clubs; expect localized traffic disruptions

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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