PHOENIX — Here's a rundown of the day’s scheduled events, as compiled by The Arizona Republic. Most are planned close to the Phoenix Convention Center, where Trump is speaking.
Operation Thin Blue Shield: Phoenix Trump Rally: In support of the police and against the antifa, far-left-leaning militant groups that resist neo-Nazis and white supremacists at demonstrations and other events. Meeting at Herberger Theater Center, 222 E Monroe St., walking to the Phoenix Convention Center.
"Never Again: Jews and Allies Against Hate Rally": Hosted by the Arizona Anti-Defamation League. State Capitol, Senate Lawn, 1700 W. Washington St.
Bikers for Trump: Gather at Burton Barr Central Library, 1221 N. Central Ave., ride to Phoenix Convention Center.
Indivisible Surprise "Purple for Heather" rally: Phoenix Convention Center.
"Love Activists: Healing Hearts and Minds": An event for those who don't want to be in the middle of the action but want to participate in some way. Suggested for families with children. Encanto Park, 2605 N.15th Ave.
Democratic Socialists of America: St. Mary's Basilica, 231 N. Third St.
FAB Band: Phoenix Convention Center. Activist marching band made up of LGBTQ, undocumented, minority members.
Unity Vigil and March: Prayer vigil at First Congregational United Church of Christ, 1407 N. Second St., followed by march to St. Mary's Basilica and then to the Capitol. The church and several immigrant and civil-rights organizations are hosting the event, including Promise Arizona, Black Lives Matter, Arizona Faith Network, First Institutional Baptist Church, The I Have a Name Project, the Southwest Conference United Church of Christ and the Shadowrock United Church of Christ. Buses will be available to shuttle people to and from the church, the convention center and the Capitol. Cosplayers Rally Against Hate is also part of this event.
Protest Trump Downtown Phoenix: Hosted by Protest Trump Arizona. Herberger Theater Center, 222 E Monroe St.
Anti-fascist anarchists: Anti-fascist and anti-colonial contingent against Trump’s rally. Phoenix Convention Center.
Puente Human Rights Movement, "White Supremacy Will Not Be Pardoned": AZ Resist and the Arizona State University chapter of Students for a Democratic Society also are participating.