As human beings, we should all be against the inhuman caging of men, women and children in concentration camps.
I invite you to join in solidarity opposing the camps by attending Lights for Liberty: A Vigil to End Human Concentration Camps on July 12, 2019. Become part of this nationwide statement of values in opposition to ripping families apart. Our America welcomes immigrants and does not put those seeking asylum into concentration camps.
The Democratic Party of Multnomah County calls upon all Americans to join the massive outcry for an end to the human concentration camps that are established and maintained by the Trump administration. We as a country welcome those that experience injustice elsewhere. We as a nation value human rights both within our borders and across the globe. Democrats will not accept that this administration represents us when it takes children from their families, locks people in pens, and denies them basic human rights like access to water and family. Our government’s treatment of children and families seeking asylum is reprehensible.
Multnomah Democrats are proud to join with fellow sponsors of Lights for Liberty including Dolores Huerta and United Farm Workers Foundation who continue their noble advocacy for justice in America. We share their outrage at the policies of the Trump administration and at the suffering of vulnerable people at the Southern border. We thank the organizers, both national and local, for making this event happen.
Join Multnomah Democrats at the event we are co-sponsoring at Terry Schrunk Plaza (SW 3rd Avenue, between Madison and Jefferson St) at 8:30 pm Friday July 12, 2019 or at other events in the area:
- Terry Schrunk Plaza, on SW 3rd Ave, between Madison & Jefferson St 8:30 pm
- ICE Detention Center, 4310 SW Macadam Ave, Portland 7:30 pm
- Hillsdale Food Carts on SW Sunset Blvd 9pm
- Unity of Portland, 4525 SE Stark St, Portland, Oregon 97215, 8pm
For other locations around the state and nation, visit https://www.lightsforliberty.org/localevents
Chair, Democratic Party of Multnomah County