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March for Life Chicago 2017

WHEN:

Sunday, January 15, 2017. 2pm – 4pm Central

WHERE: 

Federal Plaza 50 W. Adams Street, Chicago

WHO: 

We are an annual public event composed of people from diverse ethnic, social, and religious backgrounds dedicated to defending & protecting all human life.

WHY WE MARCH:

We mark with deep sadness the great tragedy of the legalization of abortion in the United States along with the devastating social, moral, and legal consequences that have followed. Marching together in hope, we call upon religious, civic, and community leaders to renew every effort to build a nation that affirms the authentic dignity of women, the gift of children, and a culture dedicated to protecting life at every stage of development in law and love.

IMPORTANT LINKS:

Website: www.MarchForLifeChicago.org

Facebook page: www.Facebook.com/MarchForLifeChicago

Need a flyer? Download one here.

SPEAKERS:

To view the exciting line-up, go to

the official March for Life Chicago website here.

ROUTE:

We will start and end at Federal Plaza.

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TRAVEL INFORMATION: 

Parking: There are several parking garages in the area. There is parking immediately south of the Federal Plaza. There is also a parking garage on Monroe between LaSalle and Wells. You can also meter park on LaSalle and Wells (check to see if you have to pay).

CTA:

Blue Line: This line has the nearest stop at Jackson Blvd., which will drop you on the Federal Plaza.

Red Line: Get off at the Jackson stop – follow the pedway to the blue line and it will drop you in the same spot.

Green Line: This will stop at Adams/Wabash, after which you can take a short walk east, down Adams, to Dearborn and take a left to bring you to the Plaza.

Orange Line: Get off at the Harold Washington Library, near State/Van Buren. Walk east on Van Buren to Dearborn, and make a right. Walk to Jackson Blvd.

Brown, Pink, and Purple Lines: These all make a stop at Adams/Wabash. Get off here and walk east down Adams St. Take a left onto Dearborn St. Your destination will be on the right.

If you get lost, no worries! Just follow the music to the Federal Plaza.

Metra: All lines end in Chicago. Take the Metra all the way into the Chicago. If you come in on Union Station or Ogilvie, it’s about a 7 block walk to the Federal Plaza at Adams & Clark.

Buses: Here are a few bus companies which marchers have used in the past:

USA Bus Charter: Email buscharter@yahoo.com or call  (800)-979-4498.

Tristate Travel: Call (800)-779-4869.

Your local school bus company may offer an affordable alternative as well.

Also, if your church or organization is reserving a bus and happens to have available seats, please let us know and we will publicize the availability for anyone who is interested.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Please ask your bus company for parking information.

OTHER:

Signs: We encourage you to bring your own signs! We will have official March for Life Chicago signs on a first come first serve basis. However, our signs tend to disappear in about 15 minutes.

Families: The March for Life Chicago is a family friendly event.

Accommodations: The route for the March is all wheel chair accessible.

Watch the Video

For More Information

Call us at 312-422-9300 or email Regina at Regina@IllinoisRightToLife.org

Are you coordinating a group trip? Let us know. We have coordinator packets to help you plan for the day of!