• October 14
  • Clayton Jackson McGhie Memorial, Duluth
  • October 14, 2017
  • Category: Community Events

Event Details

  • October 14, 2017
  • 10:00 am
  • Free

Venue

  • Clayton Jackson McGhie Memorial
  • East 1st Street and North 2nd Avenue East
  • Duluth, MN 55805
  • (218) 576-7226

Event Description

The Justice City Coalition is a grassroots network of those fighting for racial equity in the Twin Ports Region. The Justice City Coalition continues to build the beloved community by challenging elected officials, business owners, and the entire region to come together with purpose, integrity & dignity for all. On October14th at 10 am, the Justice City Coalition will be leading a March to Dismantle the Legacy of Racism and Build a Community of Peace. We are coming together to Recognize and respond to racism in the Twin Ports Region. We will be marching alongside many other cities across the United States as a sister march to the Nationwide Solidarity March for Peace. We invite the community to join us in this march and peaceful gathering. We will begin gathering at 9:30 am at the Clayton Jackson McGhie Memorial (Corner of 2nd Avenue East & 1st Street, Downtown Duluth). The march will leave at 10 am and proceed to Superior Street and end at the Civic Center (411 W 1st St, Duluth). At the march and gathering, there will be more information on community engagement opportunities as well as music, art, and speakers. Current Supporting Organizations include: NAACP Duluth, Duluth-Superior Save the Kids, Men as Peacemakers, Superior African Heritage Community, Grandmothers for Peace, Vets for Peace, Occupy Duluth, YWCA, Feminist Action Collective, Democratic Socialists of America, Socialist Action, NYA Today, Take Action Minnesota, Mighty Indivisible 8 Northland, Showing Up for Racial Justice Northland, People’s Justice Coalition, and many community members not affiliated with a community group. Media representatives are welcome to join us at 9:30 am for interviews and join for the march and gathering. For more information and/or to set-up media coverage, please contact Courtney Cochran at (218) 576-7226 or courtneymaecochran@gmail.com.