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Press Conference Tuesday, June 2, 2020 Regarding Traverse City's Support of Rights to Protest and Acknowledging George Floyd's Death

by Benjamin Marentette
Tuesday, June 2, 2020

From City Clerk Benjamin Marentette

At 3 p.m. today, Tuesday, June 2, 2020, the City of Traverse City Mayor Jim Carruthers, Mayor Pro Tem Amy Shamroe, City Manager Marty Colburn and Police Chief Jeff O’Brien will hold a press conference in front of the Governmental Center at 400 Boardman Avenue in Traverse City.   


The purpose of the press conference is to support the rights of individuals to protest, to assemble and express, openly, what they require, need and demand from their government and to share the Police Department and City Government's support.    The purpose is also, importantly, at the same time, to acknowledge the terrible death of George Floyd last week.