3/20 Coalition To Host Weekly Teach-Ins Throughout July
The 3/20 Coalition will gather three times this month to host events in support of Black Mental Health Awareness Month and racial justice movements.
The group will host sponsored teach-ins at the Allen Street Gates to educate community members on the challenges facing the Black community. The events, scheduled for three Sundays this month — July 12, July 19, and July 26 — will each feature unique themes, including mental health and Black women and trans awareness. Coinciding with the group’s name, each teach-in will last three hours and 20 minutes.
Attendees are encouraged to wear face masks, bring water, and social distance as best they can.
The 3/20 Coalition is a local advocacy group that formed following the death of State College resident Osaze Osagie. Osagie was fatally shot in his home by a State College police officer serving a mental health warrant back in March 2019. Since then, the group has hosted multiple protests against police brutality and in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.
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