Chicago, Illinois On 3-04-2015 at 9:30 a.m, A Press Conference will be held on the 2nd Floor at Chicago City Hall to discuss Homan Square and the ongoing Chicago Violence. Organizers and Leadership want to send the city a clear message and ask for accountability. The issue according to organizers is mostly centered around the recent Homan Square Facility inquiry followed by the growing sentiment around Greater Chicago that the most marginalized members of our communities are tired of schools being shuttered, clinics being closed, and police violence going unchecked.
The organizers will dispute-The Chicago Police Department released fact sheet from this past Sunday disputing claims they operate a secretive facility inside Homan Square on Chicago’s West Side where criminal suspects are denied basic rights.
As far as The facility that has been at the center of a Guardian investigation that revealed several allegations of unconstitutional abuse and leading to it being termed a “black site” by protestors
Organizers believe that the mayor’s office is critical to answer for this indifference. The cycle of brutality must be broken. This is how real change begins, with truth and accountability.
The organizers will also layout the coalition efforts to move forward, as they gauge support from multiple organizations and national Civil Rights leadership from around the country.
Expected to participate at this conference will be
Gregg L Greer-Freedom First International-SCLC Chicago
Andy Thayer-Gay Liberation Network (Founder)
Tio Hardiman- Violence Interrupters Inc (CEO)
Billy Joe Mills-Attorney Firm Equity Inc
Mark Clements (Statement)
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel
Chicago Mayoral Candidate Chuy Garcia
The conference will be held promptly at 9:30 a.m. promptly at City Hall
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