Not sure what interest this is to others, but for purposes of posterity if nothing else I though I'd do a write-up on Paladin and I's meeting with the Chicago Committee on Human Relations (CCHR) on Friday, August 19th. This meeting came about as the result of an CCHR staffer, Aracelis Castaneda, coming out to the May raid and asking for a sit down. I know there are haters (not mentioning any names SS), but I have a hard time turning folks down who want to talk about why I protest Scientology. Anyway, so we met with three staffers total. The supervisor opened the meeting with a synopsis of CCHR's mission. He told us that Co$ Illinois is a member of the North Side Task Force on Human Relations, an independent initiative of CCHR. He did not specifically say so, but it became apparent that through this forum our Scilon friends brought Chicago Anons' putatively illegal demonstrations in front of the Org to their attention. Over the course of his introductory comments he made a couple of references to protesting out of anger and whatnot. As soon as I had the opportunity to speak, I quickly corrected him and let it be known we are not motivated by anger but rather concern for our fellow citizens. I also noted we try to be as respectful and courteous as possible and do not harass or follow anyone coming or going from the Org. At that point he dug into questions about blocking the sidewalk and harassing people. Once again we laid out how we operate well within legal parameters while protesting and he seemed to accept that. I guess now they intend to meet with Co$ and talk to them about our meeting. He said something about coming to an agreement to disagree and maybe helping them come to understand we have every right to be there. That's just my sense of things. I'm not really sure what the practical affect of the meeting will be, if anything. However, I'm glad for the meeting in that we no doubt dispelled some of the negative impressions of us the Scilons left them with. And, if anything, we've at least educated three more folks about the lies and abuses of the cult.