George Floyd Memorial Events
We’ve compiled a few events honoring the anniversary of George Floyd’s death, including in-person and virtual events.
Virtual Days of Action
Monday, May 24 – Tuesday, May 25
Hosted by George Floyd Memorial Foundation
Utilize a resource toolkit provided by the Foundation to use your social media platform to call for justice, contact local officials and support critical legislation. Learn more and access the toolkit on the Foundation event’s page.
Celebration of Life
Tuesday, May 25 – 11:00am – 5:00pm
Hosted by George Floyd Memorial Foundation and Visual Black Justice
Commons Park – 425 Portland Avenue S, Minneapolis, MN
This free event to honor George Floyd with musical performances by local and national artists, healing and art stations, food trucks, and more. Learn more about this event on the Foundation’s website.
Monday, May 24 – Friday, May 27
Hosted by Rose McGee of Sweet Potato Comfort Pie
Join Rose McGee of Sweet Potato Comfort Pie and others for a special week dedicated to healing in honor of the Anniversary of Mr. George Floyd’s death.
Learn more about the different events on the event Facebook page.
Tuesday, May 25 – 8:00pm – Mitchell Hamline School of Law (front lawn along Sumit Avenue in St. Paul)
Hosted by Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Mitchell Hamline School of Law and others
Join the Mitchell Hamline School of Law community to recognize the one-year anniversary of George Floyd’s murder. Gather on the front lawn to distribute candles and observe a time of silence for 9 minutes and 29 seconds to honor the life of George Floyd.
Learn more on the event Facebook page.
Wednesday, May 26 – 7:00pm – 3737 Minnehaha Avenue, Minneapolis, MN
Hosted by Black Table Arts Co-op
Join Black Table ARts Co-op for a screening of “BANG4CHANGE” — a documentary produced by LA filmmaker, Ferin Kid, surrounding the protests and community organizing following George Floyd’s murder.
Watch the trailer here. Learn more on the event Facebook page.