According to a release from The Woodlands Coalition for Equality, the Awakening in The Woodlands will pay tribute to the lives of Floyd and other black Americans.
The nonstructured event will begin with an opening prayer at 6:30 a.m. and a guided meditation at 7 a.m. An end time for the event was not set.
Visual artists Kenneth Pierson, Corella Pierson, Rachel Delarosa and Hung Pham will be involved with the event, which will include chalk art drawings. Attendees are asked to bring blankets, snacks, drinks and games.
Participants are asked to wear masks, and masks will be provided on-site for those who do not have them, according to the release.
The event is one of several in The Woodlands area this week following the national response to Floyd's death. Locally, these included peaceful protest gatherings June 3 and June 4. One event was organized by youth society For A New Tomorrow and another was organized by a 2019 graduate of Oak Ridge High School.
A peaceful protest was also held in Conroe May 31 and events were held in Houston throughout the week.