Young black boy wearing a blue jacket with fur around hood, in a striped shirt coming out of a doorway

Balloon Release for Anniversary of Tyre King
Saturday, Sept. 16, 6-9pm

Mock Park, 2520 Mock Rd
Facebook Event
It has been one year since Columbus Police officer Bryan Mason shot and killed 13-year-old Tyre King after mistaking him for a 19-year-old who allegedly stole $10. Bryan Mason is still on duty with the Columbus Police Department. Come out to join community, friends, and family as we send our Blessings Up to Tyre. The Details: Please arrive to Mock Park by 6 pm. We will release 13 BLUE balloons at 6:30 pm. Please feel free to bring a balloon (or balloons) with you, as long as they are NOT blue ♥ We would like to honor Tyre's 13 years of life through the 13 Blue balloons we will have one site, along with any other balloons you all may bring ♥

Solidarity Vigil with Edith Espinal, on the eve of her meeting with Immigration & Customs Enforcement
Sunday Sept. 17th at 7pm

Columbus Mennonite Church, 35 Oakland Park Ave.
Edith Espinal is a mother of three and long-time front-runner fighter for immigrant rights. She has made Columbus, Ohio her home for over 20 years, living in the U.S. with her son for nine years before being placed in removal proceedings. Click here to RSVP on Facebook.

Protect Black Families at the Columbus City Council meeting
Monday Sept. 18th at 4:30pm

City Hall 90 West Broad St.
We will hear the City of Columbus respond to the list of demands given during last week's council meeting when the families of six victims of police brutality stood up for their loved ones calling for justice. In the past 15 months Columbus has killed 5 Black men and boys and brutalized countless more including Tyre King, Henry Green, Jaron Thomas, Kwame Patrick, Deaundre Bell, Demarko Anderson and most recently Timothy Davis. Click here to RSVP on Facebook.