Nation’s Largest & Oldest Civil Rights Organization
Hits the Streets Friday Against Child Detentions
What: LULAC Heads to Doorstep of Senator Ron Johnson, Chairman of Homeland Security Committee
When: 9AM, Friday, July 12, 2019
Where: Corner of Wisconsin Ave. & 5th Streets
Background:Republican Senator Ron Johnson oversees the committee in the U.S. Senate that can immediately stop the mistreatment and abuse of the reported 60,000 refugee children being held in detention centers on American soil.
“It’s time to stop the jailing of innocent boys and girls suffering in the hands of the U.S. federal government agents,” said Domingo Garcia. “We want Senator Johnson to know that LULAC will march, protest and pursue every lawful means possible to stop this inhumane attack. This is only the first blast. Welcome to Milwaukee, President Trump,” he added.
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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, visitwww.lulac.org