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Community Leaders Gather To Denounce Violence In NE Portland

Press release

Blue banner that reads Mayor Ted Wheeler, City of Portland, media advisory

Members of the media,

The community is coming together for a press conference this afternoon at 2:00pm at the corner of Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd & NE Killingsworth to denounce overnight violence and criminal activity in the community.

Those invited to speak alongside community leaders include PPB Chief Chuck Lovell, Portland Fire Chief Sara Boone and Mayor Ted Wheeler.

(**NOTE: Please refrain from publicizing the time and location of this press conference ahead of time for security reasons.**)

WHEN: 2 p.m., Friday, June 26. Accredited media only.

WHERE: Corner of NE MLK Blvd & NE Killingsworth.

NOTE: Please take appropriate physical distancing measures. Pool is highly recommended.