Organizers of the event reached out to the coordinators of Lakewood Chaveirim and LCSW who have experience with coordinating large-scale events.
More than 20 Lakewood Chaveirim members, as well as LCSW members, will be making the trip to Manhattan early Sunday morning and assist with Logistics as Mutual aid to the NYPD community affairs, Hatzolah and NY Shomrim.
Lakewood Chaveirim Coordinators met last night to go over specific posts that they will be responsible for as well as discuss the magnitude of the event.
There will be a significant security presence in the area, and the NYPD will conduct periodic sweeps before the event. Most major streets in the area will be closed to vehicular traffic and all participants will have to go through a security check before being allowed in.
Organizers ask that attendees not bring knapsacks, briefcases or packages in order to keep lines flowing. will be on hand.
Lakewood Chaveirim is urging all parents to have the names of their children and a telephone number with them in the event of a child getting lost in the crowd.
Chaveirim released the attached map of where their volunteers will be staging. [TLS]