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Gathering around the country to say no to migrant detention. Please join us at the Yuba County Jail, which is contracted with ICE to detain approximately 170 immigrants, and is the last remaining detention center in Northern California.
Bring a sign or an electric candle, and come meet advocates and organizers from a number of local organizations engaged in the fight for migrants rights.
On Friday July 12th, 2019, Lights for Liberty: A Vigil to End Human Detention Camps, will bring thousands of Americans to detention camps across the country, into the streets and into their own front yards, to protest the inhumane conditions faced by refugees.
El Paso, Texas, where migrants are being housed in outdoor conditions under a bridge with no running water for months at a time, is the anticipated site of the main Lights for Liberty vigil. Legislators, activists, organizers, and members of impacted communities are expected to speak.
Abuelas Responden/Grannies Respond Sacramento
Coalition of Labor Union Women, Capital Chapter
The Decolonization Project
Elk Grove United Church of Christ
LCLAA- Sacramento AFL-CIO
Nevada County Immigration Action Alliance
Peace & Justice Center of Nevada County
Poor Peoples’ Campaign, Yolo County
Rural SURJ of NorCal
Women’s March Chico