April 10th : Immigrant Rights Rally : Seattle :11:00am
Immigration Reform Rally: We Can’t Afford to Wait!
April 10, 2010 | Gates Open at 11 a.m. | Program Noon
Occidental Park, Seattle
Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Washington
Dow Constantine, King County Executive
Pramila Jayapal, Executive Director, OneAmerica
Cecile Hansen, Duwamish Tribal Chair
Mike Gempler, Washington Growers’ Association
Carlos Padilla, DREAM Act student and activist
Master Mak Fung Kung Fu Club & Lion Dance Group
Children’s Choir, led by Kent Stevenson
Jorge Baron, Executive Director, Northwest Immigrant Rights Project
Lua Pritchard, Chair, Asian Pacific Island Coalition (APIC) Pierce County
Even after over two hundred thousand people marched in Washington, D.C. to convince Congress and the White House to take action, communities across the country will be participating in a national day of action on April 10th to ensure our representatives know we want comprehensive immigration reform. The Washington Immigration Reform Coalition (WIRC) For America, an alliance of over 50 organizations, faith groups, community groups and labor unions, is organizing around one purpose – to achieve comprehensive immigration reform – and has been working to ensure that Washington’s Congressional delegation will support and lead on the issue.