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Toledoans Unite Against Donald Trump’s Hate Protest Outside Trump Event at Huntington Center

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Toledo, OH – Donald Trump’s rhetoric is unacceptable. He is speaking at the Huntington Center in Toledo on Wednesday, July 27th, and a group of concerned Toledoans will be outside protesting his message of hate.

According to one of the organizers, Allie Lahey, “As the mural says, ‘Toledo Loves Love.’ That is why we are organizing in the spirit of community, diversity, and equality, to say that Donald Trump’s attacks are not welcome here.”

The protest will take place on Wednesday, July 27th, outside the Huntington Center at 6:30pm. Click here to access the Facebook event link. Follow the #ToledoTrumpsHate for updates and photos.

WHAT: Peaceful protest of Donald Trump’s message of hate

WHEN: Wednesday, July 27th, 6:30pm

WHERE: Outside the Huntington Center, 500 Jefferson Avenue in Toledo, at the corner of Huron and Jefferson

WHO: Organizers Allie Lahey, Addison Bloom, Veralucia Mendoza-Reno, Ann Petlow, and Beth Powder

  •  Organizers Allie Lahey, Addison Bloom, Veralucia Mendoza-Reno, Ann Petlow, and Beth Powder
  • Concerned members of the greater Toledo community
  • Anita Rios, local women’s rights activist
  • Jessie Lynch, local abortion rights activist
  • Statements by Paula Hicks Hudson – Mayor of Toledo, Marlena Ainslie – local abortion access activist, Steve Steele – Toledo city councilman, Annie Krol – organizer with NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio
  • Nick Komives from Equality Toledo
  • Guisselle Mendoza – Adelante
  •  Deb Silverstein – Single Payers Action Network
  • Sean Nestor – WAKT – local public radio station
  • LJ Hamilton – Community Solidarity Response Network
  • Adam Maguire – ASFCME
  • Iman Shamsudean- local Muslim leader
  • Ed Heilman – Park United Church
  • Pastor Cedrick Barck – Mount Baptist ChurchJocelyn Watkins – local LGBTQ activist, International Socialist Organization
  • Julian Mack – Black Lives Matter
  • Lexi Staples, Toledo Pride
  • UT Democratic Party Representative
  • Jodie Summers – local activist