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Marin roadside art installation tackles social issues

  • SAN GERONIMO CA - JULY 4: Heidi Strickfaden of Forest Knolls and organizer Julie Egger unload art to be put up in San Geronimo, Calif. on Saturday, July 4, 2020. More than 50 artists contributed to roadside art around the San Geronimo Valley with themes including the census, Black Lives Matter, vote and more. (Sherry LaVars/Marin Independent Journal)

  • SAN GERONIMO CA - JULY 4: Left, organizer Julie Egger hands Heidi Strickfaden of Forest Knolls a vote sign to put up along Sir Frances Drake Boulevard in San Geronimo, Calif. on Saturday, July 4, 2020. More than 50 artists contributed to the roadside art installation around the San Geronimo Valley with themes including the census, Black Lives Matter, vote and more. (Sherry LaVars/Marin Independent Journal)

  • SAN GERONIMO CA - JULY 4: Organizer Julie Egger is followed by Heidi Strickfaden of Forest Knolls as they set off on foot to put up a roadside art installation in San Geronimo, Calif. on Saturday, July 4, 2020. More than 50 artists contributed to roadside art around the San Geronimo Valley with themes including the census, Black Lives Matter, vote and more. (Sherry LaVars/Marin Independent Journal)

  • SAN GERONIMO CA - JULY 4: Heidi Strickfaden of Forest Knolls unloads art for installation as organizer Julie Egger looks over a map of where each piece will be put up in San Geronimo, Calif. on Saturday, July 4, 2020. More than 50 artists contributed to roadside art around the San Geronimo Valley with themes including the census, Black Lives Matter, vote and more. (Sherry LaVars/Marin Independent Journal)

  • SAN GERONIMO CA - JULY 4: Front, organizer Julie Egger and Heidi Strickfaden of Forest Knolls sample wild berries while putting up a Black Lives Matter sign along Sir Frances Drake Boulevard in, San Geronimo, Calif. on Saturday, July 4, 2020. More than 50 artists contributed to roadside art installation around the San Geronimo Valley with themes including the census, Black Lives Matter, vote and more. (Sherry LaVars/Marin Independent Journal)

  • SAN GERONIMO CA - JULY 4: Heidi Strickfaden of Forest Knolls secures a Black Lives Matter sign along a stretch of Sir Frances Drake Boulevard in San Geronimo, Calif. on Saturday, July 4, 2020. More than 50 artists contributed to the roadside art installation around the San Geronimo Valley with themes including the census, Black Lives Matter, vote,Ó and more. (Sherry LaVars/Marin Independent Journal)

  • SAN GERONIMO CA - JULY 4: Organizer Julie Egger carries a Black Lives Matter sign to put up along Sir Frances Drake Boulevard in San Geronimo, Calif. on Saturday, July 4, 2020. More than 50 artists contributed to roadside art installation around the San Geronimo Valley with themes including the census, Black Lives Matter, vote,Ó and more. (Sherry LaVars/Marin Independent Journal)

  • Artwork created by a group of about 50 Marin County residents to amplify social and political issues was installed along Sir Francis Drake Boulevard between Woodacre and Lagunitas over the weekend.

    The work commemorates the Black Lives Matter movement and urges people to vote and participate in the 2020 census, project organizers said.

    A procession of cars on Saturday afternoon drove by to celebrate the opening of the installation, which is set to be on display through November.

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