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National Resistance to SB 1070 Escalates with Tens of Thousands Marching in Phoenix May 29th
Over 60 actions planned across the nation to join efforts in demanding President Obama take Federal Action
WASHINGTON - May 27 -
civil and human rights leaders rally to stop racial profiling law, SB
1070. Call on Obama Administration to take Action.
WHEN: Saturday May
8:00am: Pre-Rally and Performances at Indian Steele Park (Corner of 3rd Street and Indian School Rd)
10:00am-10:30am: estimated march start (see attachment for march route)
1:00pm-1:30pm: estimated arrival to State Capitol on 1700 West Washington, Phoenix, AZ. Follow by Rally and Performances
WHO: Rep. Raul Grijalva, Rep. Luis Gutierrez, National Day Laborer Organizing Network Executive Director Pablo Alvarado, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, International Executive Vice President of SEIU Eliseo Medina, Co-founder of United Farm Workers Dolores Huerta, singer Jenni Rivera, singer Alex Lora of El Tri, Trail of DREAMs, original participants of Mississippi Freedom Summer, and thousands of people from Arizona and states across the nation.
Pablo Alvarado, Executive Director, National Day Laborer Organizing Network, states, "The eyes of the world are watching and President Obama must act. SB1070 is where we draw the line and say enough is enough. Enough of a disastrous and dangerous ‘enforcement first' strategy to immigration reform. Enough to the criminalization of workers and families. We will escalate our struggle until the President acts concretely to stop the implementation of SB1070 and modernize the immigration laws to match the values of our nation."
For a list of local solidarity actions visit: www.altoarizona.com