EVENTS


RISE & REMEMBER

George Floyd Global Memorial Celebration

The George Floyd Global Memorial and the community at George Floyd Square will host a celebration at 38th and Chicago in Minneapolis, MN on May 25, 2021 from 1-9pm to commemorate the 1st Anniversary of the death of George Floyd and the community that emerged in the wake of the tragedy. The free event centers the family and friends of George "Perry" Floyd Jr., Minnesota families impacted by injustice, and the people who’ve preserved the Memorial for 12 months.

1pm

Community Art + Healing Space + Open Mic + Food + Children's area

6pm

Concert Honoring Families of Injustice and Loss

Grammy Award-winning Sounds of Blackness with Special Guests

8pm

Candlight in George Floyd Square



Thank You

38th & Chicago

612 MASH

American Federation of Teachers

Augsburg University

The Baha’i Center of Minneapolis

Best Buy

Be Their Voices

Black Visions Collective

Brass Solidarity

Brothers Cup

Calvary Lutheran

Chicago Avenue Fire Arts Center

City Food Studio

Cocreatex

Community Needs Community

CTUL

Da Celebrities Dance Team

DIH’s Positive Corner

Dollar & Up

Dragon Wok

First Universalist Church of Minneapolis

IBM

Institute for Advanced Study University of Minnesota

Just Turkey

Justice Frontline Aid

M Health Fairview

Memorialize the Movement

Midnite Express

Midwest Art Conservation Center

Million Artist Movement

MN Teen Activists

Minnesota Nurses Association

Minnesota Lynx

Minnesota Timberwolves

Minnesota Twins

Minnesota United FC

Minnesota Vikings

Minnesota Wild

Nashville Coop

Northwestern Health Sciences University

Onyx Eats

Penumbra Theatre

Pillsbury House and Theatre

Powderhorn Park Neighborhood Association

Reclaim the Block

Samuel Dewitt Proctor Conference

Seward Community Co-Op

Smoke in the Pit

Sierra Club North Star Chapter

Slalom

Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC

Twin Cities Relief Initiative

University of St. Thomas

Voices of Racial Justice

Worldwide Outreach for Christ

Xcel Energy

YMCA




Still Here... Unstolen. Unbroken

Now through Juneteenth, when you visit George Floyd Square, you have a sacred opportunity to engage a rememory experience of the offerings laid at the intersection of E 38th Street & Chicago Avenue. The exhibit entitled, "Still Here... Unstolen. Unbroken." is located at the Nakomis Gallery inside Chicago Avenue Fire Arts Center, 3749 Chicago Ave S, Minneapolis, MN. Hours are Tues-Thurs 11 AM to 7 PM, Fri-Sat 10 AM to 3 PM

Global Day of Prayer for Justice for George Floyd and Black Liberation


The George Floyd Global Memorial and the community at George Floyd Square invited individuals and faith communities throughout the world to join in a virtual interfaith Day of Prayer for Justice for George Floyd and Black Liberation beginning March 8th, 2021.

This is an ongoing invitation for supporters around the world to offer prayers for Justice for George Floyd and for Black Liberation, in their own ways and through their own faith traditions, as an act of love and solidarity online. Information for how to participate virtually will be updated periodically. Check back often for updates.

8:46 Meditation


In honor of the Global Day of Prayer for Justice for George Floyd and Black Liberation, we invite you into meditation for 8:46​ for a moment of silence. The imagery in this video is the streetscape at the intersection of 38th Street E and Chicago Avenue S in Minneapolis, MN, a most sacred space.

Courtesy of filmmakers Rev. Dr. Dan Collison and Maya Washington

Interview with Family Members


Angela Harrelson and Paris Stevens, Co-Chairs of the George Floyd Global Memorial, have an intimate video chat conversation with Minneapolis filmmaker, writer, and artist Maya Washington to discuss how their family is doing during this difficult time and plans for a Global Day of Prayer on March 8, 2021.

Courtesy of Running Water Entertainment, LLC

Candles and offerings at George Floyd Global Memorial.

Photo by Ron Johnson.

PARTICIPATE VIRTUALLY

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Suggestions for Organizations & Individuals Around the World

    • Organize a virtual service or virtual gathering, dedicate an hour of prayer or meditation. Facilitate a discussion or reflect with your community.


    • Consider an act of service in honor of George Floyd throughout the spring and summer.


    • Share your prayers, reflections, and gestures of solidarity on social media and tag @gfgmemorial, and use the hashtags #justiceforgeorgefloyd #georgefloydglobalmemorial


    • Visit the Prayer Page at @PrayersForJusticeForGeorgeFloyd on Facebook



Image of an angel figurine left at the George Floyd Memorial.

George Floyd Global Memorial. Minneapolis, MN.

Photos by Ron Johnson and Maya Washington

Image of signs posted at George Floyd Square in Spanish "Las Vidas Negras Importan." "Tu lucha es mi lucha."