Add comment on:Mothers in White Stand with Family of Andy Lopez
A diverse group of mothers, women, and grandmothers dressed in white attended the January 7 Sonoma County Board of Supervisors meeting to stand with Sujay Lopez, the mother of 13-year-old Andy Lopez, who was killed by Sonoma County Sheriff's deputy Erick Gelhaus on October 22. During the open comment period of the meeting, community members seeking Justice for Andy demanded an end to what they perceive as inaction from the board, and many also brought mirrors to hold up so supervisors could, according to an event announcement for the demonstration, take a "hard look" at themselves and answer the question, "why have they done nothing to indict Deputy Gelhaus?" [Top photo: A Community member reflects the image of Sonoma County Supervisor Susan Gorin back at her. Scroll down for more photos and to view videos of Nicole Guerra and Ramon Cairo speaking before the board.]
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