How To Support Racial Justice, Diversity and Activism This Week In Louisville (3/1)

MONDAY, March 1

Volunteer Opportunity: California Neighborhood
1435 S. Second St.
Free  |  1-5 p.m.
Black Lives Matter Louisville has secured a warehouse to transform into a communal space providing opportunities for people in the California neighborhood. Bring trash bags, gloves and friends to help clean. Volunteers will also be sent out to canvass in surrounding neighborhoods. Water and snacks will be provided. Wear a mask and practice social distancing. 

Protect Black Business
Jefferson Square Park
Free  |  3 p.m.
Freedom For Our Nation is holding an educational march and caravan with the goal of protecting Black businesses, meeting at Jefferson Square Park.

March Madness – Fitness
Zoom
Free  |  5 p.m.
Wesley House Community Services in the Edgewood neighborhood is hosting this free workout class via Zoom featuring instructor Antonio Terrell. Terrell will be leading an hour-long, high impact interval cardio training (HIIT) session. 

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TUESDAY, March 2

Ride For Breonna
Jefferson Square Park
Free  |  4 p.m.
Join a caravan to demand that the Kentucky legislature ban no-knock warrants and pass Breonna’s Law, sponsored by state Rep. Attica Scott. The bill recently was assigned to the House’s Judiciary Committee, but another bill that would only regulate no-knock warrants by Republican Senate President Robert Stivers has already been passed by the Senate. Supporters of Scott’s law will meet at Jefferson Square Park in Louisville and drive to the Capitol in Frankfort to “make our voices heard.” There will be speakers, including Scott, attorney Sam Aguiar, Louisville mayoral candidate Shameka Parrish-Wright and The Hope Buss founder and minister Stachelle Bussey. You can also contact the leaders of the House Judiciary Committee, Reps. Ed Massey and Kim Banta to demand a hearing for Attica’s bill. Or, text “SIGN PEZYWK” to 50409.  Contact information for Massey and Banta can be found here. 

FRIDAY, March 5

#BlackMail
3900 W. Broadway
Donation-based  |  3-5 p.m.
Contribute to a care package to a victim of police brutality for Women’s History Month. This initiative, led by Black Market KY, Black Lives Matter Louisville and Children Shouldn’t Hunger is delivering gift cards, diapers, tampons, pads and social needs items for affected families around Kentucky. Sponsor one by gathering requested items and delivering the box to BLM this Friday. 

ALL WEEK

COVID Relief $5K Fundraiser
Anywhere
Donation-based  |  Any time
Help Louisville residents whose housing situation is at peril because of COVID-19. Change Today, Change Tomorrow and the Social Wealth Project are behind this fundraiser. Donate via PayPal (donations@socialwealthproject.org), Cash App ($SocialWealthProject) or Venmo (@SocialWealthProject).

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