Some Twitter users were unhappy as Cody got his picture printed on the July 4Th Juneteenth Is My Independence Day Hoodie instead of Nyla Rose or Sonny Kiss, who represent the community. Taking to Twitter, Brandi Rhodes explained Cody himself stepped up to lend his support to the cause using his name.
Participants were recognized at the City Council meeting on Tuesday, April 6. Finishers will be able to pick up their 4Th Of July Shirt from the Community Center, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. starting Wednesday, April 7. Please have them picked up by Friday, April 23 if possible. The following finishers qualify for a free T-shirt
This year, the campaign comes backed with a firm five-year mission to support the cause, which will manifest with the debut of a new unisex line of limited-edition July 4Th Juneteenth Is My Independence Day Sweatshirt and hoodies where 100% of sale proceeds will go directly to research.