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Lights for Liberty Vigil in Downtown Oakland
Date Friday July 12
Time 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Event Type Vigil/Ritual
Organizer/AuthorSEIU 2015, APALA, & others
Location Details
Oakland City Hall, 1 Frank H Ogawa Plaza, Oakland, CA 94612
#Lights4Liberty: Vigil Gathering for Immigrant Children in Downtown Oakland

Date & Time: Friday, July 12, 2019 at 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Location: Oakland City Hall, 1 Frank H Ogawa Plaza, Oakland, CA 94612

Join immigrant rights advocates, multi-faith clergy, labor unions, elected officials and the Asian Pacific Labor Alliance (APALA) in standing together as part of the Lights for Liberty worldwide vigil.

Children should not be in cages. Threats of mass deportation, deaths at our borders, and the inhumane detention conditions of children are unacceptable.

Families belong together. Close the camps. Stop ICE raids. Tu familia es mi familia. Your family is my family.

Sponsors include:
SEIU 2015
Catholic Charities East Bay
The Unity Council
Filipino Advocates for Justice
SEIU 1021
Priority Africa Network
Painters & Drywall Finishers Local 3
Crystal City Pilgrimage Committee
Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center
Asian Pacific Environmental Network
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf
Oakland City Council President Rebecca Kaplan
Oakland City Councilmember Nikki Bas
Oakland City Councilmember Loren Taylor
Oakland City Councilmember Dan Kalb
Supervisor President Richard Valle
Supervisor Wilma Chan
Supervisor Keith Carson
Oakland Education Association
Office of Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley
East Bay Sanctuary Covenant
AIWA - Asian Immigrant Women Advocates
Campaign For Justice: Redress NOW For Japanese Latin Americans!
Peralta Community College President Julina Bonilla
Peralta Community College Trustee Meredith Brown
Peralta Community College Trustee Nicky Gonzalez Yuen
Peralta Community College Trustee Cindi Napoli-Abella Reiss
Peralta Community College Trustee Karen Weinstein
New Haven Teachers Association
California Faculty Association
Supervisor Nate Miley
Alameda Labor Council, AFL-CIO
Peralta Federation of Teachers
Oakland City Councilmember Larry Reid
Faith in Action Eastbay
East Bay DSA
Supervisor Scott Haggerty
Oakland City Council Member Larry Reid

Contact Josie Camacho (510) 502-1454 and Kim Geron (510) 909-4095 for more information.

Added to the calendar on Thursday Jul 11th, 2019 10:59 AM

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