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Weekly Announcements - September 13th

Happy Thursday! BLACK LIVES MATTER VIGIL On Saturday, September 15th from 11:30am - 12:30pm, we'll convene in front of Kirkwood City Hall. We'll have signs, but you're welcome to bring your own that uplift the message that Black Lives Matter.  As a note, the Green Tree Festival in Kirkwood is taking place that morning and parking is likely to be a bit of a challenge. Feel free to park at Eliot Chapel and walk over if you're able.  Afterwards, please join us at Eliot Chapel (100 South Taylor Avenue) for lunch and a public Co-Lead meeting. We'll be sharing updates from the last few months and exciting updates for future events. As a reminder, the room we use is nut-free due to serious allergies. Please do not bring any nut-containing foods for lunch.  WE CAN MEETINGS

  • Saturday, September 15th. 12:30pm - 1:45pm. 100 South Taylor Ave. Public Co-Lead meeting. Join us for organizing team updates! 

  • Wednesday, September 19th. 7:00pm - 9:00pm. 10124 St. Charles Rock Road. The Voting Rights Team, in conjunction with Indivisible STL, is hosting an election protection training aimed at political candidates and those who volunteer for their campaigns. Anyone is welcome to attend. 

  • Saturday, September 22nd. 2:00pm - 4:00pm. 10124 St. Charles Rock Road. The Voting Rights Team, in conjunction with Indivisible STL, is hosting an election protection training aimed at political candidates and those who volunteer for their campaigns. Anyone is welcome to attend. (This event will be identical to the event on 9/19.) 

COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Saturday, September 15th. 6:00pm. Griot Museum of Black History (2505 Saint Louis Avenue). Art Exhibit "Civil Unrest in Review" will debut photos from Eric Pan highlighting unrest in St. Louis following the not-guilty verdicts for Darren Wilson and Jason Stockley for the murders of Mike Brown, Jr. and Anthony Lamar Smith. The exhibit will be open until late October. 

  • Sunday, September 16th. 2:00pm. Ryan Hummert Park Pavilion. Our friends, the Maplewood Community Builders, are hosting an open BBQ and potluck in support of #MaplewoodforAll and regional racial equity work. Please RSVP to let them know you'll be attending. 

  • Saturday, September 22nd. 11:00am - 8:00pm. Tower Grove Park. Taste of Black St. Louis will be the first celebration of Black-owned restaurants, shops, and more! The event is free to the public. 

In Solidarity,

Nicole + Ashley

WE CAN Co-Leads

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