I want to invite concerned community members to gather peacefully to protest the inhumane treatment of immigrants at the Mexican border. The protest will be Saturday, June 30, in front of the Farmington post office at 196 Main Street, 10-11 a.m.

The gathering is in solidarity with the national and international protests of Families Belong Together, organized by MoveOn.org.

One of the goals of the rally is to encourage people to contact their congressional delegation to pass a law that humanely and compassionately deals with the immigrants wanting to come to this country. Attendees are encouraged to bring positive, action-oriented signs with slogans such as “Call Congress for a Law with Compassion,” for example.

Please wear white as a striking visual symbol that will also connect attendees in solidarity to each-other and channel historical social justice movements.

If you don’t have a sign, or can’t wear white, come anyway. If you have trouble standing, bring a chair. Come for all or part of the time.

Eileen Liddy


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