“Yard sale for Black Lives" this Sunday.
When: 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, August 2nd
Where: Foster Park on Simpson and Ashland in Evanston
Snag some great art by Black artists and enjoy thrifting and sifting to find the perfect clothing at this Sunday's yard sale hosted by Evanston Fight for Black Lives and Etown Sunrise. You'll have fun and find new treasures and sales will support a Black-led organization that the groups will select after the event.
Evanston Fight for Black Lives is a student-led activism group that amplifies Black voices and fights for issues that affect Black lives in Evanston.
Etown Sunrise is a local hub of the Sunrise Movement, which is a movement dedicated to fighting the climate crisis while creating jobs in the process through the Green New Deal. Their current focus has been defunding the police, investing in communities and getting strong progressive candidates into office.
Artists featured at the yard sale will include several members of EFBL: Maia Hadaway, Oluwaseyi Olonilua, Kennedy Freeman, Grayson Izekiel and Kaila Holland.
Bella Hubbard, an Etown Sunrise organizer, is a longtime thrifter and yard-sale host! She access to a wide variety of clothing that she'll resell at the event. She's also looking for clothing donations, so contact here at 847-361-1058 if you have items to give her.
Following the yard sale, organizers will take a poll to select a Black-led organization to receive the funds they raise. Got ideas? Referrals are accepted.