CITY OF JACKSON
For Immediate Release Friday, June 12, 2020
Contact: Kay Pippin, Mayor 770-775-7535 firstname.lastname@example.org
GROUP ASSEMBLY PERMIT APPROVED FOR JUNETEENTH EVENT IN JACKSON
The City of Jackson has approved an application for a Group Assembly Permit submitted by Mr. A. Mequell Mayfield for an event entitled “Juneteenth Celebration & Demonstration” on Friday, June 19, 2020, starting at 6:00 P.M. and ending at 8:00 P.M.
Participants will gather at the city’s parking lot at the corner of First and Oak Streets (near Presbyterian Church), walk down First Street, turn right on Mulberry Street (near BOE offices), proceed across the square on Mulberry Street, turn right on Byars Street (near Police Department), turn right on Oak Street (near City Hall), and return to the city parking lot located at the corner of First and Oak Streets. This will involve crossing Third Street at two locations.
Persons impacted by the closure of these streets should plan to find alternative routes for the duration of the march.