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March, protest against immigration policy planned for San Luis Obispo

Posted at 5:31 PM, Jun 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-23 20:31:38-04

Organizers have announced a rally and march to protest the Trump administration’s immigration policies next Saturday, June 30.

In a press release, the event will take place outside the San Luis Obispo County Superior Court at 10 a.m.

The event will feature guest speakers including Erica Reyes, district representative for Congressman Salud Carbajal, as well as members of Central Coast Coalition for Undocumented Student Success (CCC-USS) and leaders of the local faith community. Voter registration will be available courtesy of Indivisible: Rapid Response Team SLO.

The rally will begin on the stairs on the west side of the courthouse, on Osos Street between Monterey and Palm Streets. After brief presentations by each speaker, attendees will march on a planned route through downtown, looping back to the courthouse. The event will conclude by 1:00 p.m.

The march is one of hundreds of “Families Belong Together” events occurring throughout the nation on June 30, designated as a day of action by political group MoveOn.org. It is locally organized by Alex Lancaster of Arroyo Grande.

Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/237852773469630/

MoveOn event page: https://act.moveon.org/event/families-belong-together/20059/