Tampa Bay Community Support Fund raises $29,000 in just 2 days

Exterior of Tampa City Hall, with two tall buildings in the background

The Tampa Bay Bay Students for a Democratic Society organized a fundraiser to support those that came out to fight for justice and show solidarity for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and the countless other victims of police brutality.

The Tampa Bay Community Support Fund is one of many bail funds across the globe designed to help protesters as they continue to march for equality. There’s a full list of bail funds across the globe available online here.

D’Angelo Bone has organized another Bail Relief Fund through Black Lives Matter Tampa. They’ve raised more than $7,000 of the total $10,000 fundraising goal. You can view the fundraiser online here.

Protests in the city of Tampa have caught national attention. City officials announced a citywide curfew on May 31, and ended it on June 2.

For those who want to get involved with peaceful protests in the region there are a few events lined up in the coming days.

A peaceful protest against police brutality is planned for Saturday, June 6 at 3pm at Fred Ball Park (2621 Bayshore Boulevard).

On June 5 a peaceful sitting protest is set to take place at Coachman Park (301 Drew St.) in Clearwater at 2:30pm.

Another peaceful protest is also planned to take place on June 5 at 4pm at Hillsborough County Judicial Circuit Court (800 E Twiggs Street).

A group in St. Pete, St. Pete Peace Protest, is also working on organizing daily peaceful protest in the downtown area.

Written by Andrew Harlan

Andrew Harlan

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