What follows are a few protesting opportunities for tonight (Friday June 12) that we've heard about and wanted to share. Know of others in the surrounding area? Email us here!
First up, there's a Black Lives Matter march starting at 2 pm today at King School Park (NE 6th & NE Humboldt).
And THIS SOUNDS FUN: A hip hop event tonight at the Justice Center with special guests, and of course, THE FENCE™.
Tonight's march from Revolution Hall will start at 6 pm and wind up with speeches and inspiration at Grant Park.
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We hear you. We hear your hearts, we hear your cries, we stand and walk with you every day. • • Tonight, 6/12/2020, we march to Grant Park. • • We appreciate the outpourings of gratitude and heartfelt messages thanking us for the work we are doing. We want to point out, as grateful as we are, it is us who are brought to tears of joy and awe when we see each and every one of you in the crowd. • • And we want to make a very important announcement. If you are unable to join us on the streets, we still see you. We see your donations, we are your messages, we feel your passion. We appreciate you equally. • • Please keep sharing our posts to help spread the message! • • #blacklivesmatter #portlandoregon #portlandprotests #blackpower #portlandblm #oregonian #wweek #nytimes #vice
And for those in the Hillsboro area, there's a Black Lives Matter march at Greenville City Park, starting at 5 pm today.
And if you're getting out on the streets tomorrow (Sat June 13), check out these events!