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NATIONAL DAY OF IMMIGRANT ACTION- PARO ECONOMICO/ ECONOMIC BOYCOTT- SF, Okld, SJ
Date Monday April 10
Time 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location Details
OAKLAND-Saint Louis Bertrand Church (100th Ave. & International Blvd.)

SAN JOSE-Story Rd. & King Rd

SF-24th St. and Mission St. Bart Plaza
Event Type Protest
Organizer/Author
April 10- National Day of Action-
i PARO ECONOMICO !
ECONOMIC BOYCOTT !

OAKLAND MARCH
Organized by Saint Louis Bertrand Church
Contact: Jesus Rodriguez, 510-469-7785
9:00AM - March from Saint Louis Bertrand Church (100th Ave. & International Blvd.) to the Oakland Federal Building

SAN JOSE MARCH
Organized by SIREN and SEIU Local 1877
Contact: Martha Campos, SIREN, 408-453-3003, ext. 111
3:00PM - Gather at Story Rd. & King Rd.
3:45PM - Program begins
4:00PM - March 3 mi. to San Jose City Hall
7-7:45PM - Rally at City Hall

SAN FRANCISCO PRESS CONFERENCE, (Possible March + Actions)
Organized by the Deporten a la Migra Coalition
Contact: Luis Herrera, St. Peter's Housing Committee, 415-724-2426
11:00AM - Press Conference at 24th St. and Mission St. Bart Plaza

SAN FRANCISCO FAMILY MARCH
Organized by Compañeros del Barrio
Contact: Compañeros del Barrio, 415-431-9925
5:00PM - March from 16th St. and Mission St. to 24th St. and Mission St.

About the April 10 Day of Action:

The plan for the April 10 Day of Action came from the grassroots. The National Capital Immigrant Coalition – a coalition of immigrant, labor, faith, civil rights and business community groups in the metro, Washington, DC area – and allies around the nation, developed the concept of a National Day of Action. Their good idea caught on like wildfire and today hundreds of local grassroots organizations and coalitions are working together in cities all over America to make our voices heard.

For months, the incredible energy and organizing talent within immigrant communities has been leading the national news. Communities that have lived in the shadows and in fear are now speaking out about how America's broken immigration system regularly rips families apart, creates the conditions for gross workplace and civil rights violations, and fuels a political climate where being “anti-immigrant” is considered by some politicians to be a winning strategy.

Immigrant communities are coming together on April 10 to proudly declare that “We Are America” and that immigration reform must not violate the American values that we cherish. In cities from coast-to-coast, immigrants, families and friends will gather, tell our own personal stories, demand political action and contribute our energy and talents to the growing movement for immigrant justice.

Our goal is to stop anti-immigrant legislation from becoming law and to pass real, comprehensive immigration reform that provides a clear path to citizenship, unites families, and ensures workplace and civil rights protections for all.

For more info on this historic event: http://www.April10.org

For more local info on upcoming actions on April 23rd, MAY DAY, and the current state of the anti-immigrant bill, check out: http://www.immigrantrights.org
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