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News Release

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Media Relations

May Day March and Rally NA17084rh

WHAT: May 1st March and Rally for Immigrants

WHEN: Monday, May 1, 2017
8 a.m.

WHERE: Central Bureau/Downtown Los Angeles

WHO: The incident Commander for the Department will be Deputy Chief Robert Arcos, Commanding Officer, Operations-Central Bureau

WHY: To identify Media Staging Areas, Media Viewing Areas, and to identify street closures as defined by the City of Los Angeles Department of Transportation.

Planned Permitted Marches (5)

1./2. Organizer: Full Rights / Answer LA March
Start Location: Olympic and Broadway
End Location: Temple / Broadway
Assembly Time: 1000
March Time: 1200

Media Staging/Media Viewing Area: The media staging/viewing area for the assembly is the Northeast Corner of Olympic Blvd. and S. Broadway. Media parking has been dedicated on North Main Street.

3. Organizer: Hermandad March
Start Location: Olympic Boulevard and Broadway
End Location: Temple / Broadway (Possible walk North on Main Street)
Assembly Time: 0830
March Time: 1000
Rally Time: 1100

4. Organizer: LA County Federation of Labor March
Start Location: Wilshire Boulevard and Alvarado Street
End Location: Grand Park (East to stage Spring Street steps)
Assembly Time: 1000
March Time: 1200

5. Organizer: Boyle Heights March
Start Location: Evergreen Avenue / Cesar E. Chavez Avenue
End Location: Mariachi Plaza
Assembly Time: 1430
End Time: 1800

PIOs will be staged at the start location and end location to monitor the media throughout the event. Additionally, PIOs will be staged along the demonstration route to monitor any media crews that stop outside the staging areas. PIOs will be deployed as needed in areas that media issues arise.

Additional stationary rally's areas:
PIO's will make periodic assessments of all media staging areas, and will make notifications via social media platforms.