Honoring Student Advocates for Higher Education (SAHE) at San José State University,
whose members, mostly undocumented students, courageously came out to publicly advocate for the DREAM Act, sustained state funding for higher education, and humane immigration reform
Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren and Congressman Mike Honda, both of whom have championed comprehensive and humane immigration reform, will be the featured speakers.
Members of the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors and San Jose City Council will also present commendations to SAHE.
The Gertrude Welch Peace and Justice Award was established by the San Jose Peace and Justice Center in 2010 to recognize individuals and organizations who have made extraordinary contributions to social justice and peace.
Free and open to the public
Followed by a reception at 6:00 pm
at the San José Peace and Justice Center
48 South 7th Street, San José (one block away)
For more information: 408-297-2299 sanjosepeace.org sjpjc [at] sanjosepeace.org
Co-sponsored by Silicon Valley Center for Global Studies, Mosaic Cross Cultural Center, Silicon Valley Alliance for Immigration Reform, SJSU Dept. of Mexican American Studies, César Chavez Community Action Center, Silicon Valley De-Bug, MAÍZ, SJSU MEChA, Veterans for Peace Chapter 101, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (SJ), Our Developing World, EDGE for Economic Justice, Green Party of Santa Clara County, Silicon Valley Transit Users