By Debbie Siegelbaum - 12/08/11 05:54 PM EST
More than 3,000 protesters plan to congregate at House Speaker John Boehner's (R-Ohio) office Thursday, demanding the lawmaker listen to them about the state of the economy.
The group, organized by activist organizations including OurDC and Moveon.org, is the same one responsible for organizing sit-ins in 99 lawmakers' offices on Tuesday, reportedly with little success.
Thursday morning, 50 protesters also gathered outside Boehner's house on Capitol Hill, where Capitol Police formed a barricade to bar them from the approaching the building, the statement added.
“These folks have traveled from across the country,” protest spokesman Mike Uehlein told The Hill Tuesday. “They’re calling on their congressional leaders to take actions on the jobs crisis.”
Several dozen individuals also targeted Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-Ky.) office in the Russell Senate Office Building on Tuesday but were denied a meeting with the lawmaker.
Capitol Police made one arrest as a result of Tuesday's protests; an activist was detained in the Longworth House Office Building for unlawful entry, according to a Capitol Police source.