March 5 - CALL TO ACTION - Fountain of the Pioneers, Kalamazoo MI

Moderator's update:


Success!

MAR 6, 2018 — A little after 1 am this morning, the Commission voted 5-1, with the City Manager's recommendation, to remove the imagery of the Fountain of the Pioneers.

Read more about the victory here:
https://www.change.org/p/13006703/u/22468733?utm_medium=email&utm_source...


Friends of MCARSM,

Please Sign/Comment & Share this petition to remove the Fountain of the Pioneers from the City of Kalamazoo’s town square. It has been protested since its dedication in 1940.

https://www.change.org/p/commissioner-shannon-sykes-remove-the-fountain-...

The city commission will be deciding the fate of this deteriorating symbol of Native oppression on Monday, March 5 at Kalamazoo City Hall, 241 W South St. An organized protest will commence at 6pm in front of city hall and 7pm meeting attendees are welcome to offer public comment after group presentation on intergenerational trauma.

Please WEAR BLUE – Signifies (FOUNTAIN) WATER IS LIFE, WE ARE LIVING – NOT HISTORICAL, WE ARE ALL CONNECTED.

Chi Miigwech!!!!,

Michigan Coalition Against Racism in Sports & Media

EVENT INFORMATION

DATE & TIME: 
Monday, March 5, 2018 - 6:00pm
LOCATION: 
Kalamazoo City Hall
241 W South Street
Kalamazoo , MI 49007
SPONSOR: 
Michigan Coalition Against Racism in Sports & Media