by Jaime Mowers

Thousands of Webster Groves community members and Webster Groves School District teachers, students, administrators, parents and families came together on Sunday, June 14, to show that Black Lives Matter and March For Change.

Specifically, for policy changes within the school district that will lead to positive, lasting changes for black students, teachers, staff and families in Webster Groves Schools and the community. 

After hearing remarks from Webster Groves School District students, teachers, alumni and activists at Ivory Crockett Park, the crowd of more than 1,500 people marched to Webster Groves City Hall and then to the Webster Groves School District Central Office on Lockwood Avenue, pausing at both places for 8 minutes and 46 seconds in honor of George Floyd’s life. 

Read our full story about the march here.