(Updated 12/5/2014)(Baltimore, MD) – On Friday, December 5th, marchers from the NAACP, including President & CEO Cornell William Brooks, Missouri and St. Louis NAACP leaders, members from the NAACP youth and college division, social justice activists and community members will culminate their 134 –mile, 7 -day march “Journey for Justice: Ferguson to Jefferson City” with a rally at 1pm at Lewis and Clark National Park (near the governors’ mansion).

Yesterday, Governor Jay Nixon met with the NAACP President & CEO Cornell William Brooks and vocal NAACP leaders on combating policies and practices that are violating Missourians’ civil and human rights, particularly in communities of color.

The rally tomorrow is an opportunity for the community to publicly stand in solidarity in support for new leadership of the Ferguson police department, beginning with the police chief, for new reforms of police practice and culture, and for change, accountability and justice in cases of police misconduct in both Ferguson and across the country.

The final leg of the march will start around 8 am from Quinn Chapel AME 529 Lafayette St, Jefferson City, MO 65101 and the marchers will walk the final miles until they reach the Capitol Rotunda at Jefferson City.

Who:  Cornell William Brooks, NAACP President & CEO; NAACP members including the youth and college division, social justice activists and community members.

What: “Journey to Justice: From Ferguson to Jefferson City March” Rally

When: Friday, December 5, 2014 at 1pm CT/2pm EST

Where: Capitol Rotunda, 201 W. Capitol Ave., Jefferson City, MO, 65101

More information about the rally and march are available here