Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns

Representing Maryknoll Fathers & Brothers, Maryknoll Sisters, and Maryknoll Lay Missioners
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Advocacy day/rally for immigrants' rights

Date: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 08:00 to 18:15

 

Join thousands of advocates for justice for the millions of undocumented migrants in the U.S. ... Learn more here.

People of faith are invited to participate in a longer day of action:

Advocacy for compassionate immigration reform
April 10, 8 AM-5 PM

Meet at 8 AM at the Methodist Building, 100 Maryland Avenue NE (across Maryland Avenue from the Supreme Court; closest metro, Union Station, red line)

8 AM Registration and breakfast
8:30 AM Review and training on effective advocacy visits
9:30 AM Meet in delegations to plan your advocacy visit
10 AM Catholic Mass, St. Aloysius Church, 900 N. Capitol Street, NW (see below)
Go to your meetings with decision maker
12 PM Lunch at Methodist building and afternoon advocacy visits
3 PM Join Mass Mobilization on south lawn of the Capitol

Gather for rally (sponsored by the Service Employee International Union, Casa De Maryland, NAACP, and more) at 3 pm.

Interfaith Prayer Service, 3:30 PM

REGISTER FOR FAITH ADVOCACY DAY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE USING THIS LINK

For more information contact Rev. Noel Andersen.

From the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops: Mass in support of immigrant families

Join fellow Catholics in prayerful solidarity for immigrant families and for comprehensive immigration reform.

Where:St. Aloysius Catholic Church, 900 N. Capitol Street, Washington, D.C.  20001

When: 10 AM, Wednesday, April 10, 2013

After the Mass, many of us will join with organizations and other supporters of immigration reform at a 3 PM rally at the National Mall. 

For more information about the Mass, contact acube@usccb.org

Location: 
U.S. Capitol, West Lawn