BLACK LIVES MATTER

Details surrounding this weekend's Black Lives Matter events

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BLACK LIVES MATTER:

A COMMUNITY CONVERSATION on SURVIVING and THRIVING”

Designed to inform, inspire, and mobilize, THIS SATURDAY’s Black Lives Matter event will feature local activists and residents speaking about the forms of violence and insecurity faced by black people in Ithaca. The “teach-in,” which will be preceded by a Solidarity March, is an attempt to raise awareness about local racial inequality and help stimulate anti-racist activism.

ALL PEOPLE OF CONSCIENCE are invited to participate in the event, which is sponsored by a diverse coalition of Ithaca activists, residents, educators, and students.

Saturday, October 24, 2015, 1p.m. to 4:30p.m.


SCHEDULE:

1 to 1:15p.m., Bernie Milton Pavilion/Ithaca Commons (Seneca and Tioga entrance):

Gather for Solidarity March to nearby Beverly J. Martin

2 to 4:30p.m., Beverly J. Martin Elementary School Library, 2d floor (302 W. Buffalo Street):

Local Residents discuss the Movement for Black Lives

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