Benicia Lights for Liberty – Friday, July 12, 7pm, City Park Gazebo
Lights for Liberty events will take place in Benicia and around the world on the evening of Friday, July 12.
Progressive Democrats of Benicia is a co-sponsor the event. Please come THIS Friday evening!
Lights for Liberty is a vigil to end human detention camps. We will gather at the Gazebo in Benicia City Park (First & Military Streets), at 7pm on Friday, July 12: facebook.com/events/350536272520879
What to Expect:
- Gather with others who care deeply about conditions at our southern border
- Hear from nearby organizations that are working with immigrant families; be moved by the stories and efforts being made to welcome young and old who seek freedom and safety in the U.S.
- Learn what you can do to help
- View a display of Nikki Basch-Davis’ art, “My Voice” – faces of the human tragedy at our southern border
- Opportunity to sign a Benicia Lights for Liberty petition
- Take part in a closing silent candlelight vigil – taking our lights into all the world
What to Bring:
- Your energy, commitment, hope, solidarity…
- Your cell phone, flashlight or LED candle (LED candles will be available for the first 120 participants. Lit candles not allowed.)
- A folding chair
- Signs of support for immigrants and asylum seekers