Permitted Demonstration March Scheduled for Saturday in Lloyd District

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May 24, 2013 12:31

  

On Saturday May 25, 2013, a permitted rally and street march is scheduled to begin at 11:00 a.m. at Holladay Park.

The "March Against Monsanto" will begin with a rally at 11:00 a.m., followed by a street march at 12:00 p.m. around the Lloyd Center Mall.

The route is as follows:

Westbound on Northeast Multnomah Street

Northbound on 6th Avenue

Eastbound on Weidler Street

Southbound on 15th Avenue

Westbound on Multnomah Street

Ending at Holladay Park

Event organizers have been working with the Portland Police Bureau to ensure a safe, lawful event. Organizers and police expect a large crowd to attend the rally and march, potentially into the thousands.

The rally and march are expected to end at around 3:00 p.m.

The Police Bureau's goal on Saturday is to ensure a safe, secure and orderly event for community members to rally and march in the neighborhood. Based on available information, police do not expect any problems at the rally and march.

Neighborhood traffic disruptions should be expected as the march works its way around the Lloyd Center Mall.

Information about the march can be found at:

http://www.facebook.com/events/395696743860924/

http://www.twitter.com/mamonsantopdx

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Sgt. Pete Simpson
Peter.Simpson@portlandoregon.gov
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