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Youthism – Youth Activism

September 19, 2013

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Youth Activism

Are you willing to put your life on the line if your loved ones are always afraid and your family may be torn apart?

Join the New Sanctuary Coalition as we hear from two young men who have done just that. Marco Saavedra, went into prison to save others and Luis Guerra, fought to get out of prison for others, going beyond the call of duty to fight for justice.  We will also be joined by Chloe Smolarski director of the film Admissions.

Where:           Saint Peter’s Lutheran Church

                        619 Lexington Ave NY NY 10022( cor 54th St and Lexington)

                                    Take the 6, E and M trains to Lexington and 51st subway stop.

 

When:            Friday September 20th

                        6pm. (doors open at 5:30)luis.guerra

 

Program:      

  • Admissions – a film of Students Stories from Undocumented America
  • Chloe Smolarski, Tasha Darbes & Undocumented students
  • Activities and Actions Updates.        
  • Luis Guerra – Fighting to restrict ICE in Rikers Island. Luis continues his struggle through the immigration. The government refuses to close his case. Sign the petition to support the his and our struggle to keep him here with his family.
  • Marco Saavedra – Member of the Dream 9
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