Our kids are affected by all of the events going on. Systemic racism hurts everyone. We want to teach our kids to end racism, to stand up for what's right even when its hard, and to be active citizens (activists)!
PLEASE WEAR PINK OR BLUE IN HONOR OF OUR CHILDREN
Please note this is not a festival, carnival or other entertainment activity. There will not be fun activities for kids. It is a protest. Additionally, this is NOT a protest that is meant to bash or attack police.
Date: Saturday, June 13, 2020 (Rain or Shine except in extreme weather conditions) PLEASE WEAR PINK OR BLUE IN HONOR OF OUR CHILDREN
Time: 9:00 a.m. gather at Mandrake park (39th & Cottage Grove) 10:00 am Protest march will start
Protest Rally Route: Begin at Mandrake Park located at 39th and Drexel Blvd and End at 50th and Drexel Blvd. (10 blocks). Strollers/wagons are welcome.
We will walk down the median and the west side of Drexel.
Parking: PARKING IS EXTREMELY LIMITED. PLEASE CONSIDER DROP OFFS OR OTHER OPTIONS. Consider parking at the end of the route or the middle of the route and walking down to the beginning of the route. DREXEL BLVD WILL BE CLOSED.
Safety: You MUST Wear Your Mask. Bring Hand Sanitizer
Social Distancing: There will be as much social distancing as YOU can provide at a public protest.
Social Media hashtags: #jjchicago #kidsprotest #nojusticenopeace #endracism #forourchildren
Bathrooms - THERE ARE NONE - please plan accordingly for yourself and your children.
Garbage - We all live here, so please don't litter. There are Garbage bags at the end of each block on the west side of Drexel.
Remember there are NO BATHROOMS!
We will NOT be accepting water donations the day of the event. Water will be limited at these sites. Please plan accordingly. Please consider a monetary donation to help defray costs.
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