SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — One year later, organizers are preparing for a vigil in Davis that will remember the January 6 riots at the nation’s Capitol.

The League of Women Voters will join other groups to host the event Thursday at Central Park.

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The coalition told CBS13 the vigil is meant to remember the people who defended our democracy, while also inspiring people to vote and urge lawmakers to pass voting rights legislation.

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“I think the event that occurred is really a wake-up call to people that our democracy really is fragile,” said Michelle Famula, with the League of Women Voters. “It’s something we have to keep working for every day.”

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The coalition also says Thursday’s vigil is a day of unity, not divisiveness. It starts at 5:15 p.m.