Central Michigan and Mt. Pleasant police were waiting for the protesters from New America Project at CMU president Davies' home where NAP was going to have their speeches. NAP was protesting face to face classes, defund CMU police, require anti-racist training for all faculty members, and provide BIPOC among their 19 other demands.
Marelie Chaperon, right, pink shirt, and Stephanie Stolenberg, left, blue shirt, pose on the stairs behind Midnight Market Smoke Shop on July 16, 2020 in Anchorage, Alaska.
Morgan Collins poses with butterflies on her arms inside Keara Chaperon's apartment in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan on October 27, 2020.
Heather Ellis is sanding down the walls and getting rid of nails to make it easier to put up the drywall in Sanford Michigan on October 6, 2020. "We try to do most of the work ourselves, but it is a slow process," said Ellis.
New America Project, founded in 2019 , led the protest with their banner about the demands they want CMU President Davies to consider and change to make CMU campus better for students and faculty on the campus of Central Michigan on September 18, 2020. NAP is also the leader for the #notfiredupforfallmovement, so they are trying to bring more awareness to campus about important issues.
Cassidy Kays and her boyfriend, Wyatt Moses share a moment next to the Knik River in Alaska on August 9, 2018.
Marelie Chaperon runs through the woods near Rankin Road, Chugiak, Alaska on December 31, 2020.