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Rally - Boicot Economico / Economic Boycott
Date Monday May 01
Time 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location Details
Fresno City Hall - Calles Fresno y "P" - Fresno and "P" Streets
Event Type Protest
Organizer/AuthorPeace and Freedom Party of Fresno County
¡BOICOT ECONÓMICO! ¡Por una Amplia Regularización Migratoria! 1ro. de Mayo, 2006 [Día Internacional del Trabajo] ¡NO COMPRE NADA, NO VAYA AL TRABAJO NI MANDE A SUS NIÑOS A LA ESCUELA! RALLY! Lunes, 1ro. de Mayo - 5:30PM Fresno City Hall Calles Fresno y “P” Todos a la concentración popular! Con camisetas blancas, con sus familias y sus banderas Norteamericanas! CONVOCAN: Frente Indígena de Organizaciones Binacionales (FIOB), Comité PRO-UNO, Centro Azteca, Unión de Ex-Braceros e Inmigrantes (UNEI), People with Power, Peace and Freedom Party y activistas del Valle Central. =========== Several local organizations and activists have joined a national boycott on May 1, 2006, in support of comprehensive immigration reform. We are calling for a rally at 5:30 PM in front of Fresno City Hall for a collective dialogue with the community. Our intention through the boycott is to make the economic impact of immigrants’ roles as laborers and consumers felt. We are inviting the community—when possible—not to go to work or attend school and, particularly, not to purchase anything. In the past few days, the government has conducted massive deportations around the country, in what many people consider an attempt to put pressure on protestors. We consider this measure entirely inappropriate at this point and we call for strong support of the boycott to ensure that Congress gets our message: we want a comprehensive immigration reform without all the “fine print” that will affect millions of immigrants if such proposals are approved. We invite everyone to join us in support of our cause and to express all feelings in a peaceful manner, as we did recently during the marches. A flyer for this rally can be downloaded from Please distribute widely.
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