Community Gathered for 'Love Is Love' Rally


Members of the community gathered at Geary Park in Ferndale on May 7 for the "Love Is Love" rally hosted by the non-partisan Metro Detroit Political Action Network as part of its Detroit solidarity movement.

MDPAN's goal, according to its Facebook page, is to empower people to become proactive to fight global corruption and stand up for civil rights. "The bigotry the Trump administration is enforcing in society must be resisted."

Other organizations that joined MDPAN for the event were Putting the People First, Taking Back Orange, Planned Parenthood, No Space for Hate, Studio 416, GLSEN-Southeast Michigan, Equality Michigan, Fair Michigan, Civic Direct Detroit, Detroit Light Brigade and Michigan For Choice.

Speakers included Joseph Fournier, co-founder of MDPAN; Bill Cobbs, a candidate for Governor of Michigan in 2018; Jenny Elgin with No Space for Hate; Brianna Dee Kingsley, treasurer, board of directors for GLSEN-Southeast Michigan; and Dana Nessel, president of Fair Michigan.

For more information, check out MDPAN's Facebook page.
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