Actions and Events in Your Area

Marie's story moved countless people around the country to get organized and take action. Her local community formed the "Gonzalez Group" to help support Marie and her parents, and take action on their behalf. Other organizations around the country also took up Marie's cause and planned public events to demonstrate their solidarity with Marie and the immigrants in their local community.

Below is a listing of activities that happened around the country focused on the need for immigration reform and Marie's case.

Rally at the Missouri State Capitol for Marie!

Rally in Support of Marie and her Parents, Missouri State Capitol

June 30 10:00am – Rally in Support of Marie and her Parents Jefferson City, Missouri (map)

For more information: download the media advisory (pdf, 25k)

New York Immigration Coalition

Rally in honor of Kamal Essaheb and Marie Gonzalez
June 30, at noon
Thomas Paine Park

For more information, download Media Advisory (pdf, 107kb)

Jovenes, Denver Colorado

June 30 – Storytelling Event at office of Sen. Ken Salazar (D)

Los Angeles DREAM Coalition

June 27 – Press Conference (pdf, 44k)
June 29 – Press Conference by the Orange County Dream Team (pdf, 13k)
June 30 – Vigil

For more information, contact or

Lus/PCUN, Oregon

Lus/PCUN, Oregon

June 12 - Mass rally at the Capitol
June 13 to 17 - Week of Action

For more information, click here

Voces de la Frontera

Voces de la Frontera, Milwaukee Wisconsin

June 11 – Community Meeting
June 14 – Rally

For more information, contact

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