Events Honoring Andy Lopez on the First Anniversary of His Killing

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Remembering Andy - One Year Later.....What Do You Have to Say?
Wednesday, Oct. 15, 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.
Community gathering at the memorial site to share thoughts and feelings about Andy as we approach the 1 year anniversary of his death. Bilingual grief counselors and community support volunteers from St. Joseph's Health will be present to help facilitate and share, Open to all youth and adults.
Andy Lopez Memorial Park, Moorland Ave. and West Robles Ave., Santa Rosa

Andy's Park Clean-Up Day
Saturday, October 18, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Come out and help clean up, cut the grass, and fix up the site in preparation for the anniversary potluck and memorial on Oct. 22nd.
Andy Lopez Memorial Park, Moorland Ave. and West Robles Ave., Santa Rosa

Community and Local Law Enforcement Task Force
Monday, Oct. 20, 6:00 p.m.
Monthly meeting of the Task Force set up by the Board of Supervisors to consider changes to local law enforcement. The Task Force will be considering a recommendation from Sonoma County Community Oversight if Police Practices (SCCOOPP) to ask Sheriff Freitas to remove Deputy Erick Gelhaus from street duty.
Santa Rosa Room, 2227 Capricorn Way, Santa Rosa

Picketing for Andy Lopez at the Hall of Justice
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 9:00 a.m. to noon
Justice Coalition for Andy Lopez's on-going weekly picket to demand Justice for Andy Lopez. We want this to be a big one. Bring your signs!
600 Administration Drive, Santa Rosa

Board of Supervisors Meeting
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2:00 p.m.
The Supervisors will be receiving a preliminary report from the Task Force they formed to consider changes to law enforcement in Sonoma County. Members of the Justice Coalition for Andy Lopez and the public will be able to give public comment on the subject. Come give yours or lend support to others.
Supervisors' Chamber, 575 Administration Dr., Santa Rosa

O22 Day of the Dead Sacramento - National Day Against Police Brutality & Mass Incarceration
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Andy Lopez was killed by Erick Gelhaus on the National Day Against Police Brutality. We will be leading a contingent to Sacramento in his memory. Information will follow about carpools and times. Join us in Sacramento as families from all over California will lobby their lawmakers and bring the fight for justice to the capital. We will be having a funeral procession through the streets of the Capital as we remind California leadership that our grief is forever because killer cops are still free.
California State Capitol, Sacramento

In Memory of Andy Lopez – Potluck and Memorial
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.
On the first anniversary of the killing of Andy Lopez by Deputy Eric Gelhaus, we will gather on the site of his death to remember him. Please bring food, drink and your heart to share.
Andy Lopez Memorial Park, Moorland and West Robles Ave., Santa Rosa