Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Stand SHOULDER TO SHOULDER - Friday at 4:30

This just in:

Shoulder to Shoulder, an interfaith group supporting Muslim neighbors in the La Crosse area and UWL students are organizing a rally in support of Muslims and immigrants in our area who are under political attack.

The rally will be at Cameron Park (corner of Fifth and King) in La Crosse, at 4:30 pm Friday, February 3.

The message of the rally is that La Crosse stands shoulder to shoulder with our Muslim and immigrant neighbors. Immigrant rights are human rights.

Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/383364105353876/?ti=cl

Official Release: 

La Crosse Stands Shoulder to Shoulder with Muslims, Immigrants, and Refugees
Rally on Friday, February 3
4:30 – 5:30 pm
Cameron Park
on King St. between 4th St. and 5th Ave, La Crosse

Residents of the La Crosse area will come together Friday to speak out and affirm our shared values in the wake of President Trump’s executive order on immigration. Groups represented at the event will include the La Crosse Interfaith Shoulder to Shoulder Network and La Crosse Area SURJ (Showing Up for Racial Justice). This is a peaceful gathering to stand with our Muslim, immigrant, and refugee neighbors in solidarity. In the spirit of inclusion and non-discrimination, the rally will celebrate the contributions of Muslims and immigrants in the community and affirm that immigrant rights are human rights.

Contact: Vince Hatt (vjhatt@charter.net) or Grace Deason (gracedeason3@gmail.com)

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