Please join us for the first annual ResistFest, a Weekend of Resistance!
SATURDAY June 3rd- Join Indivisible Shreveport-Bossier for “March for Truth”- 9AM at the Caddo Parish Courthouse. Stand together with us and people all across the country to demand a transparent, nonpartisan investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election! #MarchforTruth
SUNDAY June 4th- All day events from 3pm onward at minicine? (846 Texas Ave, Shreveport 71101). Starting at 3 PM and going all day:
- 3 pm to 6pm: We will be making banners and teaching how to build rafts for the” L'eau Est La Vie” (Water is Life) Camp. The camp will be “Standing Rock of the South”, protecting our wetlands and the people that live there from Energy Transfer Partners ( the same company behind DAPL). **We will also be repurposing plastic bottles (with lids) into rafts, so please bring what you can:)
- got young, inquiring minds? Fun environmental science activities for kids too!
- Local artist Ben Moss will share his amazing creations!
-4pm: What cause is important to you? Environment, education, art, civil rights, women’s rights, LGBTQI? Representatives from local progressive groups including: North Louisiana for Earth & Water Justice, American Civil Liberties Union, Bold Louisiana, Indivisible Shreveport-Bossier, National Organization for Women, PACE- People Acting for Change and Equality, Allendale Strong, ASAP-All Streets All People, Sun Green Thumb and others will be sharing information and answering all your questions.
-6pm: Mock town hall for Senators Cassidy and Kennedy! They are scared of their constituents and objective facts apparently, so we are hosting one for them at 6 PM. Ask questions, make a statement, yell at them, and whatever else you feel like! It will be filmed and shared. We will give them both their own DVD to watch :)
-Close of event: Drum Circle facilitated by Cassie McDaniel!! Bring your drums, tambourines, noise makers and a chair:)