Rally Against the Muslim Ban
On Monday, May 8, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in Richmond, Virginia will hear the administration’s appeal to reinstate the ban. Join Asian Americans Advancing Justice - AAJC, Amnesty International, Bend the Arc Jewish Action, CASA, CAIR, Church World Service, DC Justice for Muslims Coalition, Dulles Justice Coalition, Friends Committee on National Legislation, Human Rights First, MoveOn.org Civic Action, Muslim Advocates, Oxfam, Poligon Education Fund, South Asian Americans Leading Together, Veterans for American Ideals, and Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy to stand in solidarity against any Muslim ban.
This rally is part of the #NoMuslimBanEver National Week of Resistance and #AAPIsResist Month of Action. We are convening on the Bank St side of the U.S. Court of Appeals at N 10th St and Bank St.
Learn more: http://bit.ly/may8rally
Speakers include: John Yang, President and Executive Director, Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC Becca Heller, Director, International Refugee Assistance Project Robert S. McCaw, Director of Government Affairs, Council on American-Islamic Relations Lakshmi Sridaran, Director of National Policy and Advocacy, South Asian Americans Leading Together Hardy Vieux, Legal Director, Human Rights First Lieutenant Colonel Scott Cooper, Founder, Veterans for American Ideals Rabbi Michael Knopf, Bend the Arc Jewish Action Rasa Dawson, Senior Alliances Advisor, Oxfam America Naureen Shah, Senior Director of Campaigns, Amnesty International Yasmine Taeb, Legislative Representative for Human Rights & Civil Liberties, Friends Committee on National Legislation John Baumann, Director, Virginia Refugee and Immigration Program, Church World Service Lana Heath de Martinez, Welcoming All Coordinator, Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy Imam Amonette, Islamic Center of Virginia Rev. Wallace Adams-Riley, St. Paul's Episcopal Church Luis Angel Aguilar, Advocacy & Elections Specialist, CASA Sirine Shebaya, Board member, Dulles Justice Coalition
1100 E Main St
Richmond, VA 23219
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