The deadline for NYC to finalize its budget is Tuesday June 30, 2020 and protestors with the Occupy City Hall movement have set up camp to demand a $1 billion cut to the NYPD.  The movement suggests that the one sixth deduction from the police department be reallocated into projects like housing, healthcare, education and social services.  Occupy City Hall has caught a lot of attention and support, but as the budget deadline draws nearer.  If you can’t join in person, organizers are actively looking for donations, and recommend @occupycityhall for details, or any of these additional ways you can contribute to the Black Lives Matter movement

Reopening NYC is upon us and you might have already enjoyed your first post-lockdown meal outside your home, so for the next one consider venturing out to one of these black-owned restaurants in Bushwick

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Today’s Events & Protests

Sunday June 28, 2020


 10 A.M. Herbert von King Park – MEDITATION

 12 P.M. 100 Dobbins Street – Dribble for Justice

 12 P.M. Sunset Park – March for Queer Liberation

 3 P.M. Flatbush and Junction Ave – B.R.E.A.T.H.E. Bill Protest

 5 P.M. Washington Street, DUMBO – MARCH 

 7:30 P.M. Maria Hernandez Park –VIGIL

 7 P.M. McCarren Park – VIGIL



 11 A.M. Dykman Park – DRIBBLE FOR JUSTICE


 4:30 P.M. Marsha P Johnson Memorial Fountain – SPEAK OUT AND CELEBRATE

 5 P.M. 189th and Amsterdam – PROTEST

 7:30 P.M. McCarren Park Comfort Station – BIKE TO CITY HALL


 10 A.M. 138th Street and Alexander Avenue – PROTEST


 2 P.M. 32-11 Broadway – CALL YOUR REPS

 2 P.M. Juniper Valley Park – VIGIL

 4 P.M. Peters Field Park – PROTEST

Staten Island

 2 P.M. PS 57, 140 Palma Dr – PEOPLES CARAVAN


 2 P.M. 287 Nepperhan Ave – ART

Cover photo by Megan Burney.

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