Wishing Tree Brings Peace Amid NATO Summit

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - Local NewsMembers of Occupy Chicago’s Arts and Recreation Committee and Occupy Chicago Rebel Arts Collective have unveiled their interactive public sculpture, Wishing Tree for the 99 percent, Monday evening in front of Trinity Episcopal Church. Blocks away from McCormick Place where the NATO summit will be held this weekend, the public art project funded by the public via Kickstarter, created by the public, and for the public, welcomed all participants to write their wishes for the future on paper leaves and attached them to its many branches. The Wishing Tree will be on public display on the church’s property up until the NATO summit beings on May 20. Trinity Episcopal Church will serve as a sanctuary for protesters. If you would like to observe the Wishing Tree, visit Trinity Episcopal Church on 125 E. 26 th St.

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