March for a United America

When: August 10, 2019 8:30 AM
Where: Armijo Park
710 E 7th Ave.
El Paso, TX
Contact: Marcela Salazar at msalazar@skdknick.com (202-567-1163)
Summary: On Saturday, August 10th at 8:30am MT (9:30am CT/ 10:30am ET) , the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) will hold a march and rally called “March for a United America” in response to the mass shootings in El Paso.

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LULAC To Lead ‘March For A United America’ To Stand Up To President Trump’s White Supremacist Rhetoric & Policies

Nation’s Oldest & Largest Hispanic Civil Rights Organization to Lead a Rally of More Than 1,000 People with Civil Rights & Religious Community Leaders Following Domestic Terrorist Attacks

#March4UnitedAmerica

El Paso, TX – On Saturday, August 10th at 8:30am MT, the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) will hold a march and rally called “March for a United America” in response to the mass shootings in El Paso.

The march in El Paso will begin at Armijo Park (710 E 7th Ave.) and end at the County Courthouse (500 E San Antonio) The event will be followed by a rally and press conference featuring diverse religious and civil rights leaders, as well as members of the community coming in buses from different states. Details regarding confirmed guest speakers are forthcoming.

LULAC has called the shooting a domestic terrorist attack against Latinos and has blamed President Trump for deliberately feeding into the anti-immigrant frenzy and white supremacist violence. LULAC National President, Domingo Garcia, will lead the march and rally along with religious and civil rights leaders demanding stricter gun regulations and an end to the dangerous racist rhetoric that motivated a mass shooting leading to the death of 22 people in El Paso.

WHAT: “March for a United America” to stand together against hatred with all communities and to call for stricter gun control

WHO: Domingo Garcia, LULAC National President
Sindy Benavides, LULAC CEO
Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-13)
Presidential Candidate and Former Congressman Beto O’Rourke
Texas Senator José Rodríguez, District 29 (D-El Paso)
Texas Representative Mary E. González, District 75 (D-Clint)
Hon. Ricardo Samaniego, El Paso County Judge
Carlos Aguilar, Former County Commissioner
Pastor Michael E. Grady, Former President of the NAACP- El Paso and father of a victim of the Walmart shooting
Chris Vasquez, LULAC Member at Frisco, TX and President of Students Demand Action-Everytown at Collin College
Diego Cerde, LULAC Young Adults Council-UTEP President
Hiram Garcia, Former LULAC President UT-Austin Chapter
Jackie Aguilar, Former President, Texas Women’s Univ. LULAC Chapter
Ray Mancera, LULAC National Parliamentarian
Sabri Agachan, Director of Raindrop Turkish House of El Paso
Other Civil Rights and Religious Leaders

WHEN: Saturday, August 10, 2019
8:30am MT / 9:30am CT/ 10:30am ET

WHERE: Begins: Armijo Park - 710 E 7th Ave., El Paso, TX
Ends: El Paso County Courthouse 500 E San Antonio Ave, El Paso, TX

** Please wear the color white to symbolize peace.

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Armijo Park

710 E 7th Ave.

El Paso, TX

March for a United America

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