DANBURY — An event planned for Sunday afternoon aims to highlight Black voices in the community and push for progress.

A group called Community for Change is hosting the event, “Voices for Change,” at 12:30 p.m. Sunday at the Danbury Green. Community leaders will speak.

The group says it aims to amplify Black voices and is looking for submissions from speakers who want to share their stories, poems or songs. Kids, young adults, men, women and members of the LGBTQ community are encouraged to reach out on social media to participate.

In a social media post, the group says it is “dedicating space and time for Black people to speak their truth, and to tell their story on racism and police brutality through their expressive style.”

The event comes after local and nationwide protests over systemic racism and police brutality.

Attendees should wear a mask and bring a blanket or lawn chair. A booth will be set up for people to register to vote or fill out census forms.