Wednesday, October 15, 2014


Contact: Mary Moore 707 874 2248 for the Justice Coalition for Andy Lopez (JCAL)

Monday, October 13 will begin a series of events to commemorate the first anniversary of the killing of 13 year old Andy Lopez by Sonoma Sheriff Deputy Erich Gelhaus on October 22, 2013. This series of events will begin with a Justice for Andy Lopez (JCAL) special presentation in front of the community task force that was created by the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors shortly after Andy's death and will end with an October 22 community potluck in his honor at the Memorial Park created after his killing. The public is invited to attend all of these events to honor Andy Lopez. (see schedule below)

Mon. Oct. 13th 6:00 PM Local Law Enforcement Task Force Meeting SCCOOOPP is on the agenda and will be presenting their Power Point to the committee. Contact: Susan Lamont, (707) 889-3021 AT: Department of Human Services Employment and Training Division Santa Rosa Room, 2227 Capricorn Way, Santa Rosa, CA 95407

Wed. Oct. 15th 4:00-5:00pm Remembering Andy-1 Year Later...what do you have to say? Community gathering at the memorial site to share thoughts and feelings about Andy as we approach the 1 year anniversary of his death. Bilingual grief counselors and community support volunteers from St. Joseph's Health will be present to help facilitate and share, Open to all youth and adults. Contact: Terri Carrion (305) 458-4071 AT: Andy's Memorial Park Moorland and West Robles, SW Santa Rosa, CA

Wed. Oct. 15th 6:30pm Day of Dead Windsor Meeting An altar space has been reserved for Andy for the Windsor Bloco Day of the Dead. Wed. 15th meeting is to start preparing for the creation of the altars that will be put together on the 17th and 18th. Contact: Terri Carrion (305) 458-4071 AT: Windsor Town Green Windsor River Rd. Next to Baskin Robbins

Thurs. Oct. 16th 6:00pm Moorland Neighborhood Plan Meeting Group has invited JCAL to attend in order to discuss how their Moorland Neighborhood Group can play a more direct role in the Oct. 22nd events. Open to the public. Contact: Ana Salgado (707) 331-7389 AT: Carrillo Place Community Room 200 Cranbrook Way, Santa Rosa, CA

Sat. Oct. 18th 10am-1:00pm Andy's Park Clean Up Day To prepare the site for the Oct. 22nd Anniversary event. Come out and help clean up, cut the grass, and fix up the site in preparation for the anniversary. Open to all. Contact: Becca Kennedy (617) 921-5137 AT: Andy's Memorial Park  Moorland and West Robles, SW Santa Rosa, CA

Mon. October 20, 2014 6:00 PM Community and Local Law Enforcement Task Force Meeting The Full Task Force will be voting on supporting the Community Engagement and Healing Subcommittee's motion to send a letter to the Board of Supervisors asking Sheriff Freitas to reconsider his decision of putting Deputy Gelhaus back on the streets.  The community will demand that the Task Force do their job. The public is encouraged to come out and support this action. Contact Susan Lamont, (707) 889-3021
AT: 2227 Capricorn Way Santa Rosa Room, Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Tues. Oct. 21st 9am-12pm Andy Tuesdays-The Andy Lopez Memorial Picket Line Demonstration at the courthouse. Please join the community in reminding DA Ravitch and Sonoma County Law Enforcement that we will not forget Andy Lopez. Contact: Marni or Chris Wroth (707) 820-4026 AT: Sonoma County Superior Court 600 Administration Dr, Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Tues. Oct. 21st 2:00pm Board of Supervisors Meeting- Open Comments Community will gather to sign up for open comments segment of the BOS meeting. We encourage the community to come out and use the allotted 3 minutes per person for public comments to demonstrate in silence or speak out on the eve of the 1 year anniversary of the killing of Andy Lopez. Signs and other materials will be provided. Contact: Marni or Chris Wroth (707) 820-4026 AT: Board of Supervisors Chambers
575 Administration Drive, Room 102 A, Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Wed. Oct 22nd 9:00am -4:00pm #O22 Day of the Dead Sacramento - National Day Against Police Brutality & Mass Incarceration**NORTH STEPS Moorland community members, friends and family of Andy, and members of JCAL will carpool to Sacramento for the statewide protest to represent Justice for Andy. Will return to Andy's Park for Potluck and Vigil by 5:00pm. Contact: End Police Terror (916)-546-5FTP Carpool info call (707) 526-3526 AT: California State Capitol - NORTH steps

Wed. Oct 22nd 4:30-8:00pm Justice for Andy- 1 year Anniversary Potluck & Vigil Community potluck party and sunset vigil to remember Andy Lopez on the 1 year anniversary of his killing. Please come by and join the community on this very special day. Potluck & Music- 4:30-6:30pm Ceremony & Vigil 7:00-8:00pm Contact: Ana Salgado (707) 331-7389 AT: Andy's Memorial Park Moorland and West Robles, SW Santa Rosa, CA

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