A wide range of community groups are supporting a Sunday rally in Columbus, to celebrate the community’s diversity.
More than 20 groups, ranging from agencies like the city Human Right Commission and the Heritage Fund to affinity groups such as NAACP and Pride Alliance are supporting the rally, which kicks off at 4 p.m. Sunday afternoon on the steps of City Hall.
One of the organizers, Bob Pitman, explains the support:
One of the organizers, Debra Haza, has Native American heritage. She explains why she is supporting the rally:
Mayor Jim Lienhoop will read a proclamation from the steps of City Hall and delegations will make speeches from a stage on Fourth Street.
Sondra Bolte, talks about the speeches that are planned:
The rain location for the event is The Commons.