April 1 | Shut It Down

Start: Friday, April 01, 2016 8:00 AM Central Time (US & Canada) (GMT-06:00)

 

Join families, students, teachers, workers,
and all those who thirst for justice

SHUT IT DOWN

 
SHUT IT DOWN
 

  A March and a Day of Direct Action Against  

Gov. Bruce Rauner, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Billionaire Ken Griffin
and the Rest of the 1%

Why we march:

Corporate welfare

Redirecting funds for just three TIF projects to build luxury hotels and condos could return more than $100 million to the public schools and state universities.

Tax injustice

Income tax relief in 2011 saved half of Illinois families on average $106.89 while it saved billionaire Ken Griffin $18 million.

Growing poverty

Since 2000, poverty in Illinois has grown 37 percent, disproportionately hurting black and Latino families.

Racial justice

Police abuse and killing of black youth—Rekia Boyd, Laquan McDonald, Antonio LeGrier, and others—must end.

ALL DAY LONG EVERYWHERE April 1, 2016