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Related Categories: San Francisco | Immigrant Rights
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Immigrant Rts Activists Who Face Prison to Speak Tuesday
Date Tuesday June 20
Time 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location Details
American Friends Service Cmt Hall
65 Ninth St., San Francisco
(between Mission and Market St., by Civic Center BART)
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/Author
This coming Tuesday, June 20th at 7pm, Shanti Sellz and Daniel Strauss -- the two college students arrested last summer by the U.S. Border Patrol for giving aid to immigrants in the Arizona desert -- will be speaking at the hall of the American Friends Service Committee in San Francisco. Daniel and Shanti face a 15-year prison sentence for their humanitarian aid efforts. Their case goes to trial October 3, 2006.

Come listen to these courageous No More Deaths coalition activists and to hear how we can fight back against the literal war zone on the U.S.-Mexican border, where more than 4,000 immigrants have died over the past 10 years since Operation Gatekeeper was enacted.

Tuesday, June 20th at 7 p.m.
AFSC Hall, 65 Ninth St., San Francisco
(between Mission and Market St., by Civic Center BART)

Daniel and Shanti's Bay Area tour has been endorsed by:
AFSC, La Raza Centro Legal, San Francisco Labor Council, SF Living Wage Coalition, Bay Area Labor Committee for Peace & Justice, San Francisco Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Ministry, Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride Coalition, East Bay Jobs With Justice, SF Gray Panthers, San Francisco Peace and Freedom Party, and The Organizer Newspaper.

For more info call 415-821-9683.
Added to the calendar on Monday Jun 19th, 2006 7:35 PM
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