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Day of Honoring, Learning and Action

  • Friday, June 18, 2021
    9:00 am – 1:00 pm
George Floyd

A commemoration of the one-year anniversary of George Floyd’s murder: A Day of Honoring, Learning and Action. We encourage everyone to find ways to honor, teach and engage.

This event offers an opportunity for Metropolitan State University community to:

  • Honor the life of George Floyd and the many Black lives lost in other communities of color.
  • Deepen our understanding about the history and experience of Black, Indigenous, LatinX and Asian, Pacific Islander Americans.
  • Act collectively to end structural and systemic racism in our community and society.

Keynote speaker Rep. John Thompson (DFL) is a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives, representing District 67A which includes all or portions of Saint Paul's Greater East Side, Payne-Phalen, Hayden Heights, Frost Lake, Hillcrest and Phalen Village neighborhoods.

Due to current COVID Protocols the in-person event is limited to 225 participants; there will be a waitlist if registration exceeds capacity. Contact Jill WilkieCassandra Macedo or for more details. 

All event activities will be held entirely outdoors at Metropolitan State University's surface parking lot located on the corner of Maria Avenue and East Sixth Street. This event is free and open to the public, however, registration is required


Contact the Center for Accessibility Resources by email, or by phone at 651-793-1549, if you need disability-related accessibility accommodations, including parking.