On historic May Day, immigrant, refugee, labor, and faith leaders will gather to rally behind the rights of ALL people in Chicago! Meet in Union Park at 1pm to rally and march from there.
Travel to the rally with DPOP and members of our Immigration Committee and our Labor/Fight for $15 committee. Meet at the Oak Park Avenue Green Line station at 12:15 and take the El to Lake and Ashland. We will walk to Union Park for the first rally. From there we will march downtown to Daley Center.
Or you can meet us at the second rally at Daley Center at 4:00pm. Look for the DPOP banner!
Monday, May 1
1:00 PM Rally in Union Park, Chicago
2:00 PM March
4:00 PM Rally in Daley Plaza, Chicago
Sheila Nix will be chief of staff in the Education Department. Claudia Chavez, who served in Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s City Hall and was the Biden campaign’s midwest deputy director, will be the department’s White House liaison.
State senators canceled next week’s session at the Capitol over coronavirus concerns. But while fears over the public health crisis remained, the threat of violent protests eased significantly and some sense of normalcy returned to the historic Capitol Complex.