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Immigrants Rights Day and Labor Speaks Out Day

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Immigrants Rights Day and Labor Speaks Out Day at Camp Democracy on September 7 and 8

WASHINGTON, DC - September 7
WHAT: Immigrants Rights Day
WHERE: Constitution Avenue and 14th Street
WHEN: Thursday, September 7, 2006

Summary of events on Thursday, September 7, 2006:
For a full schedule of events, go to:

10:30 Parade begins at Constitution Ave and 14th Street through Camp Democracy to the Center stage.
Chanting Parade, led by Statue of Liberty followed by participants with flags . Come prepared with banging pots, pans and whistles.

10:45-11:00 Greeting of Welcome and Solidarity

11:00-11:30 Showing of "DYING TO LIVE, A Migrants Journey"

11:30 Press Conference: Solidarity with the peace movement.

11:30-Noon "Why Don't They Just Come Here Legally" followed by Q&A
Presenter: Atty Vicenta Montoya, Las Vegas, NV

BREAKING BREAD AND BROWSING: (lunch time in main tent with opportunity to listen to recorded migrant themed music and browse the displays and tables) -- Presentation at noon by Carlos Arredondo, an immigrant who lost his son in the Iraq War.

1:00-2:00 "The Poison Pills of Hagel/ Martinez" Presenter:
Atty Cristina Reibel, Legal Aid Justice Center, Richmond, VA followed by Q & A.

2: 00-3:15 Film: May Day Demonstration in New Orleans followed by “Indentured Servitude in the 21st Century.” Presenter: Community Activist Carolina Reyes, New Orleans Worker Justice Coalition, New Orleans, LA

3:15 – 4:00 PM Film producer Robert Greenwald speaking.

Joining in We Are America March: Rally 4-6, March 6-8

4-5 p.m. Peter B. Collins leads workshop on "The FCC and Media Consolidation"

8-10 Memorial Candlelight Service for those who have died crossing the border

Musicians, singers, poetry

Camp Democracy is a 17-day event focused not only on ending the war but also on righting injustices here at home and on holding accountable the Bush Administration and Congress.

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