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STOP's Statement on G8 Cancellation
Stop closure of 1/2 of our mental health clinics and privatization of all other city clinics!
TUES 3/6 - Pickets at 4:30pm at all threatened clinics
 SEE OUR REPORT about the clinic closures
Watch accompanying video: Our Lives on the Line

Open Letter to Mayor Emanuel
signed by 50 community & labor organizations! 
CALL YOUR ALDERMAN and say "Save our mental health clinics and speak out against privatization and cuts to services for the poor"  

Some Recent Press:
Mental Health Movement on Politics Tonight - WGN/CLTV
Pacientes luchan por evitas el cierre de clínicas de salud mental - LaRaza
Protesters yell at Rahm over Mental Health budget cuts - SunTimes
Report Criticizes Emanuel's Planned Facility Closures - Huffington Post
Protesters Disrupt Emanuel Announcement - Tribune
Alderman: Council will review Mental Health Cuts - Progress IL
Mental Health Movement: "These Cuts Smack of Racism" - Medill
Activists question city's plan for mental health centers - Tribune
Impact of Chicago mental health cuts will be clear soon on the streets - NY Times
Mental Health Centers hit Hard by Cuts - NY Times
A Sit-in fails to save clinics, but fight continues - NY Times
Rahm's Psych Ward - Labor Beat
Protesters stage sit-in outside Emanuel's office - ABC 
Protesters against plan to shutter mental health clinics end 10-hr sit-in at City Hall - Chicago Tribune
Occupy Chicago joins Mental Health Movement at City Hall - WGN
After hours sit in at City Hall - WGN
Inside the City Hall Sit-In - Chicago New Co-op
Unions, Activists Occupy Chicago City Hall Over Clinic Closing Plan - In These Times
"Occupy Chicago" Ends 10-hours Sit-in at City Hall - CBS
Supporters want Beverly clinic to stay open, stage protest - Southtown Star
"We're gonna make it" video about last time Mental Health Movement stopped a Chicago Mayor from closing Chicago's Mental Health clinics
155 layoffs planned at city health clinics - Tribune
Alderman unhappy about Emanuel's Mental Health Clinic Closings - Sun Times
Chicago's next budget and its health services - ChicagoNow
Protests spread to City Hall - NBC
Emanuel discusses health agenda but dodges protesters - CBS
Mayor dodges protesters asking questions about hte city's mental health services - ChicagoNow 
Protest the Threat of City Clinic Privatization - NewsTips 
Commissioner fails to show at mental health town hall meeting - We the People 
Fearless Leading by the Youth keeps up pressure on U of C
 "Put our NEED before your GREED... open a Level 1 Trauma Center, the south side has NONE!"
Tent City Protests Lack of U of C Trauma Center - Fox News 
Protesters want U of C to re-open its trauma center - Sun Times 
Protesters call for South Side adult trauma center - ABC
Protesters say U of C needs trauma center - Huffington Post
Youths appeal to U of C for trauma center - Chicago Tribune
Protesters: U of C Must treat gunshot victims - CBS
South siders revive fight for U of C trauma center - Progress Illinois 
Battle Rages on for South Side Trauma Center
Locals push for U of C trauma unit - Lakefront Outlook 
Southsiders to U of C: End "Trauma Center Desert" 
Protesters want trauma center - Chicago Tribune
South Side Emergency Care - WTTW Chicago Tonight
Congressman Rush: We need more Level 1 Trauma Centers
Sun-Times:S. Side Trauma Care Ignored Long Enough
Protesters Ask UCMC to Reopen Trauma Center - CBS 2
South Side Mock Funeral for Victims of Trauma Center Desert 
How much is a life worth? - Chicago Weekly
"Die In" calls for South Side trauma center - ABC 7 
Teens Protest Lack of U of C Trauma Center - WBBM 
Die-in on quad protests UCMC - Chicago Maroon
Protesters demand trauma center - Hyde Park Herald 
A Death sparks a demand for care - New York Times