38th & Chicago Opportunities
Oct. 14th: George Floyd's Birthday (5:00-7:00 Event)
Today would have been George Floyd’s birthday. To honor his life Twin Cities Relief is holding a pop-up to give away free hot meals, pantry food and baby supplies, You can find them in the Speedway Parking Lot at the intersection from 11AM until Sunset.
Oct. 16th (6:00PM-7:00PM): "A Gift to the Community" Lied Group Opera Performance
The concert will showcase five multiple award-winning African American artists: soprano Marsha Thompson, mezzo-soprano Raehann Bryce-Davis, tenor J. Warren Mitchell, baritone Thomas Cannon, and pianist Byron Burford-Phearse
Oct. 17th (ALL DAY RALLY FOR JUSTICE): NO JUSTICE! NO STREETS!
Everyone who stands for Justice and Black Liberation is invited to come together and share their Visions of the future.
9:00 AM Coffee And Doughnuts
1030 AM -12:00 Copwatch Training
12:00 - 5:00PM Warm Clothing Drive, Booths, Music, Dance Class, Kid's Activities & Mask Painting
4:00 PM Community Potluck (Bring something to share!) Covid Safe Serving
5:00 Protest And Rally and Dance Party
Other Opportunities & Updates
Central Area Neighborhood Development Organization (CANDO) has organized a Go Fund Me to provide some financial relief to the businesses at 38th & Chicago. Learn more and give here.
The revised 2020 City budget includes $100,000 to support initial community engagement in the co-creation of a vision for a permanent memorial for George Floyd and $150,000 for the Creative City Making program to hire a diverse team of artists and healers to create, implement, and lead community engagement processes to guide the City’s community healing and rebuild with racial equity efforts for areas most impacted by civil unrest. Read more about the grants awarded for creative community healing.