Rally Today for Peace in Palestine
WHEN: Friday, TODAY, January 9th, 3:30 PM
WHAT: March and rally calling for a cease fire and end to the massacre of innocent civilians WHERE: Meeting at Daly Plaza (50 W Washington St) and marching to the Israeli Consulate (111 E Wacker Dr)
ROUTE: The rally will begin on the corner of Washington and Dearborn. Protesters will march north on Dearborn, then turn right (east) on Wacker, and end just past the intersection of Wacker and Michigan.
BUS INFORMATION: The following Mosques will send buses after Friday prayers (2:00pm) Orland Park Prayer Center: 16530 104th Ave, Orland Park, IL; (708) 349-6592 Islamic Foundation: 300 West Highridge Road, Villa Park, IL ; Phone: (630) 782-6562 Mosque Foundation: 7260 W 93rd St, Bridgeview, IL; (708) 598-6307
NOTE : DO NOT BRING YOUR OWN SIGNS. Organizers will provide protesters with signs.
SPONSORS: Coalition for Justice in Palestine (this Coalition consists of the Chicagoland Palestinian, Arab, Muslim, and Arab Church groups that formed when the attacks on Gaza began); and (list in formation): American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC)-Chicago, American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), American Muslims for Palestine (AMP), ANSWER Chicago, Arab American Action Network (AAAN), Arab Jewish Partnership for Peace and Justice in the Middle East, Arab Student Union-Moraine Valley Community College, Chicago Coalition Against War and Racism (CCAWR), Chicago Islamic Center, Children of Palestine, Comite Anti-Militarizacion (CAMY), Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)-Chicago, Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC), Fight Back! Newspaper, Guadalupe Mission-Little Village, International Solidarity Movement (ISM)-Chicago, Islamic Community Center of Illinois (ICCI), March 10th Movement, Mosque Foundation, Muslim American Society (MAS) Freedom Foundation, Muslim Student Association (MSA)-University of Chicago, National Boricua Human Rights Network, Palestine Solidarity Group (PSG)-Chicago, Palestine Humanitarian Aid Project (PHAP), Palestinian American Community Center, Peace Pledge-Chicago, St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church, Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP)-DePaul University, SJP-Northwestern University (NU), SJP-University of Illinois-Champaign, SJP-University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), United Holy Land Fund (UHLF), United States Palestinian Community Network (USPCN)-Chicago, Wright College Students for Peace and Justice