On April 22, 2020, Spc. Vanessa Guillén went missing from the Fort Hood base and her remains were found last week. Her tragic story has received national attention and outcry. The Guillén family is demanding a congressional investigation and a march for those who want to speak up for them and get justice for Vanessa is happening tonight.

From the Facebook page:

“We invite the people to come out and join us to peacefully march from Metz Park to Chicano Park to show the world we will do anything to get justice for Vanessa Guillén.

During this march, we ask that all people wear white shirts, and bring a flower with you (as a preference a rose) as well as follow the safety guidelines for COVID-19 such as wearing masks at all times, staying 6ft apart, and apply hand sanitizer.

We also need people who are willing to donate supplies for the march such as waters, masks, hand sanitizers, snacks, sound equipment, and anything you can think of to make this happen!”

When: Sunday, July 12th

Time: 5:30 p.m. (March will begin at 6:00 p.m.)

Location:
Metz Recreation Center
2407 Canterbury St.
Austin, Texas 78702

In her previous life, Kristy was an uninspired realtor who was feeling a little bit bored with her day to day. So on January 1, 2010, she made a New Year’s resolution to write about one thing to do each day in her beloved city of Austin, Texas. And thus, 365 Things Austin was born.