Working Families Rally on Oct. 8 for Citizenship on the National Mall

On Tuesday, Oct. 8, tens of thousands of immigrant rights activists and working families are gathering on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., forCamino Americano, a concert and march for immigration reform.

Popular music acts Los Tigres del Norte and Lila Downs will perform at the concert and more than 30 members of Congress and senators will attend, including Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.), House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Rep. Luis Gutiérrez (D-Ill.). Civil Rights leader Julian Bond and other high-ranking faith leaders from diverse religious backgrounds and immigration reform leaders will be present.  

If you’re in the D.C. area, take the pledge to come to the march

WHAT:          Camino Americano: Concert and March for Dignity and Respect

WHERE:        National Mall, U.S. Capitol at 10th Street

WHEN:          Tuesday, Oct. 8, 12 p.m.–5 p.m.

For more information, visit www.octoberimmigration.org.

Reposted from AFL-CIO NOW

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