Rally for Sanctuary in Oak Park: Calling on the Village of Oak Park to eliminate loopholes and to ensure protection of immigrants!
12 Noon- Scoville Park in Oak Park Saturday Feb 4 Noon-2PM
Sponsored by: PASO/West Suburban Action Project - Suburban Unity Alliance - Oak Park Progressive Women for Action - Collaborative for Health Equity Cook County - Democratic Party of Oak Park - Community of Congregations
Join Oak Park residents, immigrants rights activists, organizers, and health equity champions to demand that the human rights of immigrants and all oppressed people are respected.
Time: Noon-2:00 p.m.
Date: Saturday, February 4, 2017
Place: Scoville Park, 800 W. Lake Street, Oak Park, Illinois, 60301 (corner of Lake Street and Oak Park Av) one block north of the Oak Park Av. Green Line Stop on CTA train.
On January 17th, 2017, Village of Oak Park Trustees supported residents testimony (LINK TO VIDEO) in favor of a strong ordinance with No Loopholes that weaken sanctuary and threaten the health and safety of immigrants, and the public at large. The Village Manager and Attorney--who included loopholes that undermine human rights of immigrants-- were instructed to include the expertise and desires of residents--#NOLOOPHOLES, #PROTECTIONNOCOLLABORATION