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PeaceOfMind: TOMORROW-MilwaukeeImmigrantCommunityMarchesOnTheGOPDebateToSayStopTheHate

TOMORROW: Milwaukee Immigrant Community Marches on the GOP Debate to Say: Stop the Hate!

Dolores Huerta joins families to march against anti-immigrant, hateful rhetoric and demand immigration reform and racial and economic justice

Milwaukee, WI. – On Tuesday, November 10th, at 4:30pm Voces de la Frontera Action and civil rights icon Dolores Huerta will lead a march of immigrant, faith, and labor community members from Milwaukee’s south side to link up with Fight for $15 and Black Lives Matter protesters and march together on the Republican presidential debate. Dolores Huerta co-founded the United Farmworkers with Cesar Chavez and is a board member of People for the American Way.

At 4:00 p.m., marchers will begin gathering at Voces de la Frontera Action before marching at 4:30 p.m. The march will head to City Hall to meet with protesters from the Fight for $15 and Black Lives Matter. Immigrants impacted by the GOP’s policies and Dolores Huerta will address the crowd before the united group marches on the GOP debate at the Milwaukee Theater (500 W. Kilbourn Ave.).

Racine residents can come by bus leaving from the Racine Labor Center (2100 Layard Ave, Racine, WI 53404) at 3:30 p.m.

WHAT: March and rally by immigrant rights advocates and community members calling on Republican presidential contenders to change their anti—immigrant policies and drop anti-immigrant hate speech during the GOP Presidential Debate

WHEN/WHERE: Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

3:30 p.m. Bus leaves from Racine Labor Center (2100 Layard Ave, Racine, WI 53404)
4:00 p.m. Marchers begin assembling at 1027 S. 5th St.
4:30 p.m. March from 1027 S. 5th St. to City Hall (200 E. Wells St.).
5:00 p.m. Rally at City Hall
6:00 p.m. March on GOP Debate (500 E. Wells St.)

WHO: Speakers at rally include Latina civil rights icon Dolores Huerta of People for the America Way and Dreamer Joaquin Soto of Voces de la Frontera Action. The march includes immigrant and civil rights organizations, faith leaders and institutions, student groups, labor, and others.

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