The Family of Eric Harris, a man who was recently killed in the Central City by deputies from the Jefferson Parish Sherriff’s Office, and organizers for #JusticeForEricHarrisNOLA will hold a solidarity press conference, rally and community march at 6 p.m. on Friday, July 8.
According to organizers, the press conference is being held to communicate a stand of solidarity with the family and communities of both Alton Sterling of Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Philando Castile of St. Paul, Minnesota, who were both killed by police in recent days.
The press conference, rally and march will begin at 2220 Phillip Street, the location where the shooting death of Eric Harris occurred on February 8, 2016.
After the press conference & rally, the march will head directly to Lee Circle to join the 7 p.m. rally being held by other community organizers there.
Organizers encourage bringing signs to the event the rally and march part of the event.