Community Alerts

Notice of Protest Activity: February 23 – 26, 2021

We have received information indicating multiple public gatherings and protests scheduled for Tuesday, February 23rd through Friday, February 26th. Tentative info for the protest activity is listed below:

Scheduled Protests/Assemblies

Ongoing Protests from February 23rd to May 25th, 2021

  • Unknown times at 110 N Carpenter (McDonald’s HQ). The group will gather for their cause ““Don’t Be McFooled. Stop Systemic Racism (90-day Picket Campaign.”

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021

  • 11:00 am at 60 E Van Buren (Chicago Housing Authority HQ). The group will gather for their cause “City of Chicago: House the Homeless Now!”
  • 4:00 pm at 2525 S Michigan Ave (Mercy Hospital). The group will gather for their cause ““Mercy Hospital Press Conference & White Coat Rally.”
  • 5:00 pm at 121 N LaSalle (City Hall). The group will gather for their cause “Citywide Day of Action: Stop General Iron #DenyThePermit.”

Friday, February 26th, 2021

  • 10:00 am at 100 W Randolph (Thompson Center). The group will gather for their cause “Justice for All, Press Conference and Speak Out Against Northpoint in Elwood/Joliet.”
  • 5:30 pm at 50 W Washington (Daley Plaza). The group will gather for their cause “Chicago Critical Mass Bicycle Caravan.”

Safety Tips:

  • 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
  • If you see an unattended bag, alert police as quickly as possible

Additional Resources:

  • Demonstration Building Security Preparedness Checklist – Click Here
  • BOMA/Chicago Best Practices Guide for Civil Unrest/Disturbances/Protests – Click Here

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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