On January 20th, the Connecticut Immigrant Rights Alliance (CIRA) will join hundreds in a show of unity and resistance to the inauguration of Mr. Trump, calling on legislators to #ResistTrump and his assault on civil liberties and agenda of greed and hate.
WHEN: Friday, January 20, 2017 | 4:00PM
WHERE: Ribicoff Building | 450 Main Street | Downtown Hartford
4:00PM – Rally at Hartford City Hall | 550 Main Street | Hartford
4:45PM – March to Ribicoff Federal Building | 450 Main Street | Hartford
5:00PM – Speakers & Demonstration at Ribicoff Federal Building
6:00PM – Post-event rally at Center for Latino Progress | 95 Park Street | Hartford
OVERVIEW: Community members will gather and demonstrate at Hartford City Hall at 4:00pm, and subsequently march to the Ribicoff Federal Building, which houses Connecticut’s immigration court and an Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) offices, for a rally. A community event will follow at 6:00pm in the Center for Latino Progress.
WHY: Mr. Trump’s own statements and recent cabinet nominations demonstrate the direct hostility of this incoming administration towards people of color, immigrants, the LGBTQ community, the Muslim community, workers, and all who have been marginalized and terrorized in the United States.
The Connecticut Immigrant Rights Alliance (CIRA) is a statewide coalition of immigrant, faith, labor, youth, community, and ally organizations convened to improve the lives of immigrants and people of color in Connecticut. In carrying out our mission, we support local initiatives and work as a diverse collective of organizations and individuals.
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