Immigrants Rights Day and Labor Speaks Out Day
Immigrants Rights Day and Labor Speaks Out Day at Camp Democracy on September 7 and 8
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: www.campdemocracy.org/schedule
PARADE OF NATIONS:
DESPIERTA AMERICA/ WAKE-UP AMERICA
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"
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.