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National Immigrant Day 2017

May 1

CLICK HERE FOR THE OFFICIAL RISE UP MAY 1 SITE

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

SCHEDULE:

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

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OTHER RISE UP EVENTS ON MAY 1st

Rogers

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

Fort Smith

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:

Organizational Sign On

Individual Sign On


LETTERS

Carta para empleadores en ingles / Letter for employers in English

Carta para empleadores en español / Letter for employers in Spanish

Permiso para jóvenes en ingles / Youth permission slip in English

Permiso para jóvenes en español / Youth permission slip in Spanish

Letter to Business Owner in English

Letter to Business Owner in Spanish


CONTACT INFO

Point Person: Erick Sanchez – centralorganizer@arkansascoalition.org
Phone: (501) 240-9947

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