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March and Rally for Justice and Equality
January 28, 2017 at 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
“Advancing Justice and Equality for All THrough the Strength to Love,” sponored by the Albina Ministerial Alliance Coalition for Justice and Police Reform.
10 a.m.– Assembly at Martin Luther King Statue
10:30 a.m. SHARP — March begins (it’s permitted)
11:45 a.m. — Rally at Maranatha Church, 4222 NE 12th at Skidmore (tabling and hot food).
Participants are encouraged to take public transportation. There are a number of options to consider. If you park near the rally site at Holladay and MLK Blvd you may run into people parking for the Auto Show, which is the same day. If you instead want to park near Maranatha Church at NE 12th and Skidmore, you can either take the #8 bus down 15th and the Max over to the Convention Center, or walk over to MLK and take the #6 down. The MAX Blue, Green and Red lines all stop at the Convention Center.
Signs: Please bring family-friendly signs appropriate to the day’s themes of justice, equality for all, and the strength to love.
Endorsers include NAACP Portland Chapter, Urban League of Portland, Unite Oregon, Muslim Educational Trust, Portland Copwatch, and others.