Date(s) - June 5, 2020
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Parking lot across from Racca's
A vigil and march to honor George Floyd has been organized under the auspices of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference by Jimmy Simmons, longtime local civil rights leader, and his daughter, Keisha Simmons. it will begin at 6 pm, Friday, June 5th, at the parking lot across the street from Racca’s on Ash Street (NOTE: THIS IS A CHANGE FROM THE ORIGINAL STARTING LOCATION!) and proceed to the Hall of Justice. The UU Casper Social Justice Group invites those who wish to attend as allies to support the leadership of the persons of color who are advising and leading this demonstration. You can learn more about the vigil in this Oil City News article and in this video by Keisha Simmons:
Safety of all participants is of utmost concern, so social distancing and the wearing of face masks is highly encouraged. Please do not attend if you are ill, or if you are not comfortable socially interacting outdoors in this way. The organizers request that any signs display only positive messages, and also request that you bring a clear plastic bag to collect your own trash.