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First Hand Account of the Crisis at Our Border

You Are Invited to learn……. –Why did The Caravan come to our Southern Border? –What can we do about resolving the humanitarian crisis at the border? These are questions that inspired Bob Ames and Lew Montemaggi to go to Nogales, Arizona from November 7 -20. You are invited to their presentation and discussion on Wednesday, … Continue reading »

Film: César Chávez

César Chávez Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 at 7:00pm Downtown Presbyterian Church 121 N Fitzhugh St, Rochester, NY 14614 “Once social change begins, it cannot be reversed. You cannot uneducate the person who has learned to read. You cannot humiliate the person who feels pride. You cannot oppress the people who are not afraid anymore.”  César … Continue reading »

Denise Young’s Remarks at Immigration Justice Rally

Coalition for Immigration Justice Rally and Vigil U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Buffalo Federal Detention Center, Batavia, NY Remarks of Denise Young United Steelworkers of America Delegate Public Employees Federation Staff on behalf of the Rochester, NY and Vicinity Labor Council, AFL-CIO July 30, 2013 Good afternoon, Sisters and Brothers. My name is Denise Young.  … Continue reading »