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Community March for Racial Equity

August 22nd, 2020

Be a Voice for Justice, March for Racial Equity — Come to SOPHIA’s Rally for Justice on Saturday, August 22 at Cutler Park, 321 Wisconsin Ave, Waukesha

UUCW is a member of SOPHIA, an interfaith organization striving to improve social justice for residents in Waukesha County.  It is the Waukesha County affiliate of the state-wide organization known as WISDOM, just as MICAH is the Milwaukee County affiliate of WISDOM.

12:00 noon – Rally Activities:

  • Sign making
  • Chalking the sidewalks
  • Speakers
  • Other pre-march activities

2:00 pm – Speakers will include:

  • Maria Hamilton (mother of Dontre Hamilton.  Dontre was shot by police officer Christopher Manny 14 times in 2014).
  • Bernie Gonzalez, blogger, activist and SOPHIA board member
  • Sylvester Jackson, member of WISDOM/Ex-Incarcerated People Organizing (EXPO)
  • Mark Rice, member of WISDOM/EXPO

2:30 pm – The March Begins
The march will head about 8 blocks to the Fox River before returning to Cutler Park.
Participants will walk safely on the sidewalk. Please practice safe social distancing and wear a mask for the event. Share the Facebook event with your friends.

Free event — donations appreciated. For more information about SOPHIA, contact Eric Hoaglund or Barbara Pfarr, members of UUCW and SOPHIA.

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