Array
News
Press Releases

NAN and Other Civil Rights Groups Speak Out Against Family Separation at US Capitol

Jun 18, 2018

REV. AL SHARPTON IS JOINED BY REP. DARREN SOTO, MARC MORIAL, SHERRILYN IFILL, JANET MURGUIA, KRISTEN CLARKE, AND OTHER SOCIAL JUSTICE LEADERS TO CALL ON PRESIDENT TRUMP & AG SESSIONS TO STOP SEPARATING FAMILIES AT THE U.S. BORDER

WHO:

Reverend Al Sharpton, President and Founder, National Action Network
Hon. Darren Soto, Chair, Civil Rights Task Force, Congressional Hispanic Caucus
Ms. Janet Murguía, President and CEO, UnidosUs
Ms. Sindy Benavides, COO, LULAC
Ms. Melanie Campbell, President and CEO, National Coalition of Black Civic Participation
Ms. Kristen Clarke, President and Executive Director, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
Mr. Jonathan Greenblatt, National Director and CEO, Anti-Defamation League (ADL)
Ms. Vanita Gupta, President and CEO, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Ms. Sherrilyn Ifill, President and Director-Counsel, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc.
Hon. Marc Morial, President and CEO, National Urban League

WHAT:

Rev. Al Sharpton and social justice leaders to hold a press conference to call on the Trump administration in conjunction with the U.S. Attorney General Sessions to stop separating children from their families at the U.S. border

WHEN:

Tuesday, June 19th at 11:00 am – 11:45 am

WHERE:

House Triangle on Capitol Hill
Washington, D.C. 20016

Sponsored by: Congressman Darren Soto, Chair, Civil Rights Task Force, Congressional Hispanic Caucus

 

Other Media:

https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/advocacy-groups-mobilizing-supporters-end-tolerance-immigration-policy/story?id=55988285

Religious Rights Of Border Detainees Under Scrutiny As Black Ministers Condemn Trump’s Baby Snatcher Immigration Policy