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When, Where And Why People Are Rallying In New Orleans And Baton Rouge This Week

Protesters listen to speeches during a rallying at Jackson Square in New Orleans. June 5, 2020.
Ashley Dean
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WWNO
Protesters listen to speeches during a rallying at Jackson Square in New Orleans. June 5, 2020.

Action continues in New Orleans and Baton Rouge this week with rallies for racial justice, sanitation workers' rights, mutual aid and more. 

One of this week's actions includes a crawfish boil.

Here's what we know about when, where and why right now. If you know of something we missed, you can send it to tips@wwno.org.

Rally: Solidarity with Sanitation Workers

4:30-11 a.m.

Winn Dixie, 9701 Chef Menteur Highway

Organized by City Waste Union

More information here

Rally: SHOW Up for Mama Glo!

6 p.m.

Governor's Mansion, 1001 Capitol Access Road, Baton Rouge

Organized by The Graduates Rising, Promise of Justice Initiative, Rich Family Ministries, Participatory Defense Movement (PDMNOLA), VOTE (Voice of the Experienced), and St. Charles Avenue Baptist Church

More information here

Stop the Money Pipeline NOLA

3:45 p.m.

Neutral ground at 1425 N. Broad Ave.

More information here

Car Caravan for Racial Justice

1 p.m.

Jefferson Davis Parkway and Canal Street

Organized by First Grace United Methodist Church

More information from weekly newsletter

Take Em Down NOLA Action

6 p.m.

Lafayette Square

More information here

Building the World We Want: Mutual Aid Is Abolition!

Community crawfish boil

3 p.m.

Jefferson Davis Parkway and Canal Street

Organized by New Orleans Mutual Aid Society

More information here

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Tegan Wendland is a freelance producer with a background in investigative news reporting. She currently produces the biweekly segment, Northshore Focus.