In response to the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, as a gathering of white supremacists, KKK, and neo-Nazis, and the violent car attack against counter-protesters, Bloomington residents will be hosting a solidarity event. Please bring signs of love and solidarity.
**Please bring a flashlight (or just your phone) for a Flashlight Vigil at then end of the event.**
Jim Simms, President of the NAACP Monroe County
Rabbi Brian Besser, Beth Shalom
Susan Sandberg, Bloomington City Council President
Beth Applegate, Showing Up for Racial Justice
Denise Valkyrie, Women’s March Indiana
Liz Watson, Candidate for District 9
We will have speakers (posted here as they confirm), and then we will open up to members of the community to share their thoughts.