Chicago Week of Action on the Trans-Pacific Free Trade Agreement

As a major international trade summit begins in downtown Chicago, trade justice activists from the labor, environmental, public health, family farm and consumer movements will be demanding a Fair Deal or No Deal.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 5

Labor Day Rally & March for Good Jobs, Affordable Medicine and a Healthy Environment

Monday * 11:00 am – 12:30pm
Grant Park’s “Grove 5″
Balbo Ave & Columbus Drive

For details, email Caitlin@StandUpChicago.org

 

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6

Press Event with Ben & Jerry Delivering 10,000+ Postcards to Trade Negotiators

Tuesday * 11:00 am
Outside the Hilton Downtown Chicago
S. Michigan Ave & Balbo Ave

For details, email info@citizenstrade.org

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7

Direct Action Highlighting Impacts of Negotiations on Access to Life-Saving Medications for People Living with AIDS

Wednesday * 11:30 am
The Eyeball Statue
State & Van Buren

For details, email jflynn@healthgap.org

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8

International Teach-In & Activist Reception on the Trans-Pacific Free Trade Agreement

Thursday * 6:00 pm
Roosevelt University’s Congress Lounge
430 S. Michigan Ave

For details, email info@citizenstrade.org

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10

Picket Demanding a Fair Deal or No Deal

Saturday * 12:30 pm
Outside the Hilton Downtown Chicago
720 S. Michigan Ave

For details, email Alex@StandUpChicago.org