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Community Report: Vigil for George Floyd

The Pasadena branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and the National Association of Day Labors (NDLON) along with faith leaders form the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance (IMA) and the Community Clergy Coalition (CCC) will be leading a peaceful vigil on Tuesday for George Floyd, an unarmed 46-year-old Black man who died in Minneapolis, Minn. after a white officer used his knee to pin Floyd’s neck to the ground for several minutes.

The vigil will convene at 5 p.m. at First AME Church, located at 1700 N. Raymond Ave., and caravan in vehicles through the streets of Pasadena, practicing physical distancing, in peaceful protest, to Pasadena City Hall. Speakers form each organization will discuss healing and action for change. 

Contact the NAACP office at (626) 793-1293 or NDLON (626) 799-3566 for more information. 

June 2, 2020

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