Bozeman National Day of Action for Black Lives - Rally and Action

Start: Friday, June 05, 2020 4:00 PM

End: Friday, June 05, 2020 6:00 PM

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Last Sunday, 1,500 Bozemanites rallied for Black lives. We we imagined a Bozeman where Black, Brown, and Indigenous people live free from police violence -- where all people can thrive

Last Sunday was just the beginning. This Friday, June 5th, thousands of Bozemanites will join millions participating in a National Day of Action for Black Lives across the country.

Details/logistics:
Action Training Thursday, June 4th @5:30PM at Bozeman Pond, by Gallatin Mall
Rally Friday, June 5th @4PM at Bogert Park
Nonviolent Demonstration @5PM
Masks and social distancing required

Context:
The murders of Tony McDade, George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and so many more of our black and brown siblings at the hands of police.

Demands:
Freedom from Police, Invest in Us
Support Black/Native Bozeman
Local Businesses engage in Education/Training on anti-racism/anti-oppression

Organizers:
Bozeman United for Racial Justice
MSU BSU
MTREP
ATTENTION: This action is BIPOC led (Black, Indigenous and People of Color), and sponsored by the MSU BSU (Black Student Union) and the Montana Racial Equity Project.

NOTE: COVID-19 is still circulating in our community and across the world. In an effort to be as safe as possible, masks are REQUIRED to participate and social distancing will be encouraged when possible. If you are sick, caring for someone who is sick, awaiting results of a COVID-19 test, or have any of the symptoms of COVID-19, we ask that you stay home.