Rally And Victory March To Celebrate Saving Of Uptown Homeless Shelter

Friday  23 December  2016  9:45 AM    Friday  23 December  2016 12:00 PM
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Rally and Victory March to Celebrate Saving of Uptown Homeless Shelter
WHAT: After months of community pressure and shaming of area politicians who had sat on their hands, today it was announced that the North Side Housing & Supportive Services Shelter on Lawrence Avenue will be saved from closure previously slated for tomorrow, just two days before Christmas.
WHERE: A rally will begin at the Lake Shore Drive Wilson Avenue viaduct (Wilson & Marine Drive), and then march to the shelter at 941 W. Lawrence Avenue.
WHEN: The short rally begins at 10 AM, Friday, Dec. 23rd, followed by the march.
WHO: Uptown Tent City Organizers, North Side Action for Justice, Gay Liberation Network and other local community organizations that have fought to keep the shelter open and oppose the police and “social services” harassment of the homeless living underneath the Lake Shore Drive viaducts. Only months of community demands against the obstinance of Alderman James Cappleman, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Governor Bruce Rauner and House Speaker Mike Madigan have brought us this victory.
NOTE: For those media personnel who want to witness the often weekly harassment of the homeless, where they are forced to move their tents often in bitterly cold weather, we suggest that you arrive at the Lake Shore Drive viaducts at 8 AM.
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Wilson and Marine Dr.
Chicago, IL, United States

Rebecca Vosler Commento inserito tramite Facebook
-- 23/12/2016 15:34
Really wish I could be there. Support Tent City!

Uptown Tent City Commento inserito tramite Facebook
-- 23/12/2016 14:57
Join the victory march this morning! http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-uptown-homeless-shelter-to-remain-open-20161222-story.html?ct=t(Newsletter_2014_12_2912_21_2014)

Trisha Snowden Commento inserito tramite Facebook
-- 23/12/2016 11:42
I will be there. Missed the last one as i had another hospital stay. I keep going back to see the good looking doctors.

Solomon Arnold Commento inserito tramite Facebook
-- 23/12/2016 04:52
Justine Arnold
Justine Arnold
-- 23/12/2016 04:52
Maybe

Jeffrey Littleton Commento inserito tramite Facebook
-- 22/12/2016 21:48
Woohoo!!!

Maxsonn Smith Commento inserito tramite Facebook
-- 22/12/2016 16:20
Why is it that taxpayers bailed out too big to JAIL mortgage banksters who never did anything to help the people who are homeless?????
Wilson and Marine Dr.
Chicago, IL, United States
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