San Francisco
San Francisco
Indybay Regions North Coast Central Valley North Bay East Bay South Bay San Francisco Peninsula Santa Cruz IMC - Independent Media Center for the Monterey Bay Area North Coast Central Valley North Bay East Bay South Bay San Francisco Peninsula Santa Cruz IMC - Independent Media Center for the Monterey Bay Area California United States International Americas Haiti Iraq Palestine Afghanistan
From the Open-Publishing Calendar
From the Open-Publishing Newswire
Indybay Feature

Students fast for Immigration reform and to support the DREAM act!

Monday, July 02, 2007
2:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Event Type:
Location Details:
In front of Nancy pelosi's office

My name is Brenda, I am one a youth organizers at
UC Berkeley RISE (Rising Immigrant Scholars through Education). I am also
part of the CA Dream DREAM Team, a statewide effort to organize
university AB540 students across the state. As was
mentioned yesterday, we are organizing a "Student Fast for Immigration
Reform" in collaboration with university students across the state. There
will be a week-long fast in front of Nancy Pelosi's office
from July 2nd- July 9th as well as a caravan coming up state and picking up
other individuals fasting to join the San Francisco fast.

We need your

Because we are a student group and not a community group our
outreach and connections are very limited. We need the support of the
community to make this fast a success and to send a clear and loud
message: we need a comprehensive immigration reform!

How can you help?

1.Come to an organizing meeting today June 20th 2424 Haste St. Apt.
C-12Berkeley, CA 94704. 510-684-2225. @ 7pm .

2.Can you commit to taking part in the week-long fast from July 2nd –July

3.Can you provide materials that will educate the public about immigrant

4.Can you be a speaker? Or know of people such as community leaders,
elected officials, or parents that would like to speak in the daily
program? [tentative program is attached]

5.Can your organization endorse the fast? [flyer is attached]

6.Can you help with the media outreach?

7.Can you help by providing medical attention to the people who are
fasting? Or know of someone that can?

8.Can you help us posting, distributing, or e-mailing the flyers?

9.Do you have access to amplified sound equipment such as speakers,

If you can help with any of these please contact me as soon as possible.
You can reach me at (510)684-2225 or e-mail me at ucb_rise [at]
Thank you for your time and consideration.

In Solidarity,
Brenda Perez
RISE, Organizer
CA Dream Network Project

p.s. if you are interested in endorsing the fast, please email back the
endorsement form to Maria at mrodriguez [at]
Added to the calendar on Sun, Jul 1, 2007 2:15PM
We are 100% volunteer and depend on your participation to sustain our efforts!


$55.00 donated
in the past month

Get Involved

If you'd like to help with maintaining or developing the website, contact us.


Publish your stories and upcoming events on Indybay.

IMC Network