Mental Health Movement BODY BAG Memorial

THE BODY BAG PROJECT

JOIN US IN MEMORIALIZING THE CASUALTIES OF CITY ACTIONS

DON’T MISS THIS OPPORTUNITY TO TELL YOUR STORY!

Come share your story – Rejoice in your survival – Sing a song – Recite a poem

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23rd
at 10:30AM TO 3:30PM

CITY HALL – 121 N. CLARK – 5th Floor

10:30 am Press Conference: CDPH Mental Health Clinics

11:00 am Memorial Service: 10:30AM UNTIL 3:30PM

A peace-filled event: Singing, Sharing stories, Poetry Reading — In your words how this administration has harmed people: MURDERING THE MENTALLY ILL; CLOSED MENTAL HEALTH CLINICS; CLOSED 50 SCHOOLS; EXCESSIVE TRAFFIC STOPS IN POOR COMMUNITIES; INCREASED TAXES; NO HOUSING FOR THE POOR; MURDERING YOUTH & SENIORS; NO JOBS THAT ALLOW PEOPLE TO BE INDEPENDENT; SPENT $13 MILLION FOR MORE POLICE WEAPONS, LAID OFF THOUSANDS;

Bring all bags to the 5th floor of city hall between 9:15am and 2:00pm. The bags are plain black garbage bags.

At the end of the Memorial Service the body bags will be given to Mayor Emmanuel so he can learn how his actions have hurt so many people in Chicago.

People can contribute their memorabilia to the Mental Health Movement’s body bags.

S.T.O.P. will provide a bus leaving at 9:30am from the office at 602 East 61st St. Body Bags will contain: mementos of people who suffered the injustice along with the date of incident and description of the injustice; The Mental Health Movement is bringing together Chicago residents, Community organizations and religious leaders to honor all those who have been harmed by the current administration’s practices and policies and to call for healing in Chicago. In a 5 hour peace-filled citizen event, people will share stories to help them heal. Each story will include contact information to allow the mayor’s administration to contact people.  For more information please call N’Dana Carter at 773-366-5183 – Mental Health Movement

Announcements

North River Expanded Mental Health Services Program Governing Commission Meeting
Wednesday: February 17, 2016 @ 7 PM
St. John’s Episcopal Church Parish Hall
3857 N. Kostner Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641

Community Mental Health Board of Chicago meeting
February 22, 2016, 11am to 1pm
The DePaul Center, 333 S. State St.
CDPH Board Room, 2nd floor

Mental Health Safety Net Ordinance 2016-222
https://pic.datamade.us/chicago/document/?filename=O%202016-222&document_url=http://ord.legistar.com/Chicago/attachments/35e64084-026d-4b6d-a03e-0029e0f6cf53.pdf

Mental Health Movement Response to Mayor Emanuel Statement on Mental Health Reforms
https://www.facebook.com/SaveOurClinicschicago/posts/955198824562359

Mental Health Movement holds memorial for “casualties of City actions”
https://www.facebook.com/SaveOurClinicschicago/