Group behind Saturday's protest in Rockford plans second protest

Published: Jun. 1, 2020 at 6:45 PM CDT
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The group, Rockford Youth Activism that helped organize Saturday's 'Stand with Minneapolis' protest in Rockford is scheduling a second protest to take place Tuesday.

According to their

​, the 'March Against RPD Violence' is scheduled for 5 p.m. at Haskell Park at the corner of Estwing Drive and North Court Street in downtown Rockford. The protest was initially going to be at Beattie Park, but was relocated to respect indigenous grounds.

The group reminds any protesters attending that the group is 'committed to non-violent disruptive action as the main tactic.' Participants are encouraged to wear black in part of "Blackout Tuesday."

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