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Niwot neighbors show support for Black Lives Matter

 

Jocelyn Rowley

Alden Jospe demonstrated against police violence with his Brigadoon Glen neighbors outside of Niwot on June 5.

Valerie Cannistraro doesn't consider herself an activist, but in the wake of George Floyd's death at the hands of the Minneapolis police, the Brigadoon Glen resident felt compelled to speak out. On June 5, she and about 20 of her like-minded neighbors gathered at the northwest corner of 63rd Street and Niwot Road for a peaceful demonstration against police violence and racism.

"I think making a stand for what you believe in is always important," Cannistraro said, waving her sign at passing traffic. "We're all non-black, and I think some of us were scared to come out, because it felt like '...



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