Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns

Representing Maryknoll Fathers & Brothers, Maryknoll Sisters, and Maryknoll Lay Missioners
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Lights for Liberty: A Vigil to End Human Detention Camps

Friday, July 12, 2019 - 15:00


On Friday July 12th, 2019, Lights for Liberty: A Vigil to End Human Detention Camps, will bring thousands of Americans to detention camps across the country, into the streets and into their own front yards, to protest the inhumane conditions faced by refugees.

Lights for Liberty will organize 5 main events in the following cities:

  • El Paso, Texas
  • Homestead, Florida
  • San Diego, California
  • New York City
  • Washington, D.C.

The general plan is to host events between 7:00pm-10:00pm local time. At 9:00pm local time, they’re requesting that participants hold a candle and share a moment of silence.

Please click through to the Lights for Liberty website to find a list of local events as well as instructions for creating your own local event.

More than 150 locations worldwide