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National Immigrant Day 2017
May 1, 2017
Arkansas doesn’t work without immigrants & refugees. Let us #RiseUp together with the nation on May 1st & demonstrate our support for a vibrant & diverse future for Arkansas!
RISE UP MAY DAY EVENT LITTLE ROCK
Join us on May 1st for a rally at our state capitol to demonstrate the power of immigrants, workers, refugees, and allies. We will begin the rally at 12PM on the capitol steps with various speakers and cultural performances. We will have lunch after and host community conversations and trainings afterwards at the ADE (building on the right side of the capitol). Please wear white in solidarity with the other events we will be hosting in Rogers and Fort Smith on this day.
LOCATION: Capitol Stairs
8:00 AM: Leave from our office at the NWA Immigrant Resource Center
12:00 – 1:00 PM: March
1:00 – 3:00 PM: Meeting & Lunch
OTHER RISE UP EVENTS ON MAY 1st
Multicultural Celebration / Celebración Multicultural
TIME: 6 PM – 8 PM
LOCATION: Lake Atalanta Park
CONTACT: Iris Aquino (479) 429-7907 y
Erick Sanchez (479) 387-1360
Downtown Rally / Manifestacion en el Centro
TIME: 5:30 – 7:00 PM
LOCATION: Ft. Smith National Historical Site
CONTACT: Humberto Marquez (479) 207-1797
Mayra Esquivel (479) 420-0866
Como parte de la celebración porfavor considere vestir en blanco. Vamos a mostrar que nuestra existencia cuenta!
Please consider wearing white! Let’s show that our existence counts!
LINKS TO PLEDGE TO JOIN US HERE:
Point Person: Erick Sanchez – firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: (501) 240-9947