LULAC TO LEAD ‘MARCH FOR A UNITED AMERICA’ TO STAND UP TO PRESIDENT TRUMP’S WHITE SUPREMACIST RHETORIC & POLICIES
Nation’s Oldest & Largest Hispanic Civil Rights Organization to Lead a Rally of More Than 1,000 People with Civil Rights & Religious Community Leaders Following Domestic Terrorist Attacks
El Paso, TX – On Saturday, August 10th at 8:30am MT, the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) will hold a march and rally called “March for a United America” in response to the mass shootings in El Paso.
The march in El Paso will begin at Armijo Park (710 E 7th Ave.) and end at the Federal Courthouse (525 Magoffin Ave.) The event will be followed by a rally and press conference featuring diverse religious and civil rights leaders, as well as members of the community coming in buses from different states. Details regarding confirmed guest speakers are forthcoming.
LULAC has called the shooting a domestic terrorist attack against Latinos and has blamed President Trump for deliberately feeding into the anti-immigrant frenzy and white supremacist violence. LULAC National President, Domingo Garcia, will lead the march and rally along with religious and civil rights leaders demanding stricter gun regulations and an end to the dangerous racist rhetoric that motivated a mass shooting leading to the death of 22 people in El Paso.
WHAT:“March for a United America” to stand together against hatred with all communities and to call for stricter gun control
WHO: Domingo Garcia, LULAC National President
Civil Rights and Religious Leaders
WHEN: Saturday, August 10, 2019
8:30am MT / 9:30am CT/ 10:30am ET
WHERE: Begins: Armijo Park - 710 E 7th Ave., El Paso
Ends: Federal Courthouse - 525 Magoffin Ave., El Paso
The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) is the nation’s largest and oldest civil rights volunteer-based organization that empowers Hispanic Americans and builds strong Latino communities. Headquartered in Washington, DC, with 1,000 councils around the United States and Puerto Rico, LULAC’s programs, services and advocacy address the most important issues for Latinos, meeting critical needs of today and the future. For more information, visit https://lulac.org/
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Con Ganas Todo Se Puede!
Hasta La Victoria,
LULAC National President