Washington D.C. Camp Democracy Immigrants' Rights Day
Sponsored by National Immigrant Solidarity Network
10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Location: Washington Monument, Between Mall and Constitution Avenue, Between 14 and 15 Streets, Washington D.C.
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FIRST LOOK 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM : INFORMAL PARTICIPATORY
FIRST LOOK 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM : INFORMAL PARTICIPATORYWARMUP ACTIVITIES
10:30 AM - Noon: MORNING WORKSHOPS
PARADE OF NATIONS: DESPIERTA AMERICA/ WAKE-UP AMERICA
10:30 AM: Parade begins from an announced staging site though Camp Democracy. to the Center stage. Chanting Parade, led by Statue of Liberty followed by participants with flags . Come prepared with banging pots, pans and whistles.
10:45 - 11:00 AM: Greeting of Welcome and Solidarity
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM: Showing of DYING TO LIVE, A Migrants Journey
11:30 AM -12:00 PM: "Why Don't They Just Come Here Legally followed by Q&A. Presenter: Atty Vicenta Montoya, Las Vegas, NV
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Press Conference with Peace activists, Labor, other Human Rights Groups.
LUNCH HOUR ACTIVITIES
Noon - 1:00 PM: MAY INVOLVE FOOD AND TALK
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM: BREAKING BREAD AND BROWSING Lunch time in main tent.
Presentation at noon by Carlos Arredondo, an immigrant who lost his son in the Iraq War.
Followed by an opportunity to listen to recorded migrant themed music and browse the displays and tables.
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM: Presentations
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM: "The Poison Pills of Hagel/ Martinez" Presented by Atty Cristina Reibel, Legal Aid Justice Center, Richmond, VA followed by Q & A.
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM: Short Film of Day Laborers and the May Day Demonstration in New Orleans followed by "Indentured Servitude in the 21st Century", Presented by Community Activist Carolina Reyes, New Orleans Worker Justice Coalition, New Orleans, LA
3:15 PM - 4:00 PM: Film producer Robert Greenwald speaking.
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM: Joining in National Capital Immigrant Coalition's Immigrant Rights March to White House and Washington Memorial
EVENING AT THE CIRCLE OR STAGE
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM: Short Candlight walk from Washington Memorial back to Camp Democracy Memorial Service for those who have died crossing the border.
Musicians, singers, poetry
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