Black Fathers Matter – Black Lives Matter Motorcade in DC


Community leaders came together to host a motorcade event during Father’s Day. The event was combined with support for the Black Lives Matter movement. The motorcade started at 1 PM on June 21, 2020 in front of the historical African American Civil War Museum, and traveled for 2 hours throughout most of the city, concentrating in Wards 5, 7 and 8. The motorcade ended at the Saint Elizabeth R.I.S.E Demonstration Center in Ward 8.

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Franklin Garcia served as US Representative (Shadow) for the District of Columbia (2014-2020) and former President of the DC Latino Caucus. Cutting edge technology has been the career focus for Franklin. He holds various certifications in Information Technology, and is employed as a Senior Systems Administrator. He holds an undergraduate degree in Finance from the George Washington University and a Master of Arts degree in Financial Economics for Public Policy from the American University. You can email Franklin at, or follow him on twitter @ fgarciadc.


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