On July 12, people across the United States will gather to make a stand against detention camps and the human rights abuses of ICE.
Join us to make a statement and to organize together as a community to stand up for what is right at the Southwest Key Detention Center on Emancipation Avenue, where kids have recently been moved in.
More information to come.
"We are a coalition of people, many of whom are mothers, dedicated to human rights, and the fundamental principle behind democracy that all human beings have a right to life, liberty and dignity.
We are partnering with national, regional and local communities and organizations who believe that these fundamental rights are not negotiable and are willing to protect them.
On Friday July 12th, 2019, Lights for Liberty: A Vigil to End Human Detention Camps, will bring thousands of Americans out to detention camps across the country, into the streets and into their own front yards, to protest the inhumane conditions faced by refugees.
Across this country, we have witnessed acts against people fleeing persecution many of us thought we would never see in modern times.
At Trump’s human detention camps, teen mothers and babies are held outdoors in “dog pounds.”
We have witnessed the sick and elderly confined to “icebox” rooms for weeks at a time. Unbelievably, children as young as 4 months are taken from their parents, medicine is confiscated, & medical care withheld, and LGBTQ and disabled individuals are held in solitary confinement.
"The Trump administration’s immigration policies and detention camps meet the United Nations' definition of genocide and crimes against humanity.
Congress is refusing to stop the president and his policies.
We cannot allow these atrocities to be perpetrated in our name."
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419 Emancipation Ave, Houston, Texas, United States