Defending Democracy: Preparing for a Rally

Members of the group, Defending Democracy create signs for rally
Defending Democracy sign creation

Members of Defending Democracy are seen making posters for the Families Belong Together Rally which will be held Saturday, June 30 at 11 am uptown at Memorial Park.  They also made Get Out the Vote  posters for the July 4th parade which will occur on July 2nd.  Defending Democracy works with BCPP on different local, state, and federal issues.


If you are interested in attending any of their meetings, contact Marilyn Elzey ( or Margarette Beckwith (

June 30 (Saturday) 11 a.m. FAMILIES BELONG TOGETHER RALLY.  Oxford Memorial Park, 2 East High St, uptown Oxford.  Saturday, June 30 at 11 a.m.  Hosed by Jessica McCarty-Kern:

Please bring yourself, your signs, your families, your musical instruments, and maybe your umbrellas. We are here to say that families belong together, end child separation, and address immigration as a community and nation with humanity and civility. Arrive as early as 10:45 AM and we’ll wrap up by 1:00 PM. City of Oxford Permit approved on 6/20/2018.