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Korean-Americans Call for Immigrant Rights to Healthcare
by R. Wilson
Tuesday Nov 24th, 2009 11:55 AM
The National Korean American Service & Education Consortium (NAKASEC) led a rally yesterday in front of Nancy Pelosi's office to to remind the House Speaker, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, and President Obama to recognize the contributions of immigrants and to include immigrants in health care reform proposals.

NAKASEC is based in Los Angeles and has offices in Washington, DC and Chicago. Under their leadership many organizations representing people of color, working families, and immigrants rallied in front of Speaker Pelosi's San Francisco office. There were speeches in four languages, group singing and marching to the beat of Korean drumming.
§Drummer
by R. Wilson Tuesday Nov 24th, 2009 11:55 AM

§Chinese banner
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Groups from Chinese immigrant associations carried banners
§Readying to march
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§Ready, set, march!
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§Candles as the sun starts to set
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First generation from Korea say they want to stay healthy
§Unity with Spanish speaking immigrants
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§Signs in Korean and Spanish
by R. Wilson Tuesday Nov 24th, 2009 11:55 AM

Three members of the Raging Grannies with their sign "Las Abuelitas Enojadas". On the left a sign calling out for health care in Korean hangul script.
§Chinese tenants association, red banner
by R. Wilson Tuesday Nov 24th, 2009 11:55 AM

§Marching with assistance
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Canes aid elderly participants