Benicia Lights for Liberty – Friday, July 12, 7pm, City Park Gazebo
[Repost from Progressive Democrats of Benicia]
Lights for Liberty events will take place in Benicia and around the world on the evening of Friday, July 12.
Progressive Democrats of Benicia is a co-sponsor the event. Please come THIS Friday evening!
Lights for Liberty is a vigil to end human detention camps. We will gather at the Gazebo in Benicia City Park (First & Military Streets), at 7pm: facebook.com/events/350536272520879
What to Expect:
- Gather with others who care deeply about conditions at our southern border
- Hear from nearby organizations that are working with immigrant families; be moved by the stories and efforts being made to welcome young and old who seek freedom and safety in the U.S.
- Learn what you can do to help
- View a display of Nikki Basch Davis’ art, “My Voice” – faces of the human tragedy at our southern border
- Opportunity to sign a Benicia Lights for Liberty petition
- Take part in a closing silent candlelight vigil – taking our lights into all the world
What to Bring:
- Your energy, commitment, hope, solidarity…
- Your cell phone, flashlight or LED candle (LED candles will be available for the first 120 participants. Lit candles not allowed.)
- A folding chair
- Signs of support for immigrants and asylum seekers