Community Vigil for Racial Justice

We will gather together as one community to honor the life of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmad Arbery and countless victims of racism and police brutality. The tragic and senseless loss of life at the hands of racist individuals and brutal police officers must be called out, recognized and stopped.

Piscataway residents will stand together in unity and peace, and the pursuit of racial justice. The vigil will include brief remarks from community leaders as well as music and dance performances from residents. Then we will light candles together.

*Bring a mask and a sign!

*Please adhere to safe social distancing guidelines: Stay six feet apart around the field, the size of a standard beach towel.

*Handle candles safely, with foil or small paper plate as a holder. Phones or flashlights work too!

Contact Information
  1. Piscataway Progressive Democratic Organization
Thu, June 04
7:00 pm — 8:15 pm
Add to My Calendar 06/04/2020 7:00pm 06/04/2020 8:15pm America/New_York Community Vigil for Racial Justice

We will gather together as one community to honor the life of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmad Arbery and countless victims of racism and police brutality. The tragic and senseless loss of life at the hands of racist individuals and brutal police officers must be called out, recognized and stopped.

Piscataway residents will stand together in unity and peace, and the pursuit of racial ...

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