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Thousands to Rally For Immigrant Children and Families during National Day of Action #FamiliesBelongTogether

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Events in nearly 30 cities are registered on familiesbelongtogether.org

In response to the growing number of immigrant children and youth separated from their families and detained in inhumane conditions surviving horrible abuses,thousands of people are expected to rally on Friday, June 1st, as part of the National Day of Action “Families Belong Together.” The Day of Action was put together by a broad coalition to demand that the Trump administration keep families together and ensure safety and fair representation for all children and youth, and that Congress defunds Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Border Patrol.

There are currently nearly 30 events throughout the country, and one in Spain, registered on the website familiesbelongtogether.org. A full list of sponsors and events can be found on the website, details of some events can be found below: 

Washington, DC

11:00 a.m. EST / Robert F. Kennedy Department of Justice Building, 950 Pennsylvania Ave. NW

Rally in front of the Department of Justice to demand Attorney General Sessions rescind the policy of separating parents from children at the border and call for justice for a young undocumented woman who was murdered by a Border Patrol agent.


Los Angeles, CA
7pm PST / Federal Building (Temple and Los Angeles, downtown LA)
Candlelight Vigil for Claudia Patricia Gómez González

Oakland, CA
12:30 p.m. PST / Alameda County Sheriff’s Office, 1401 Lakeside Dr, Oakland, CA 94612

San Diego, CA
12:00 p.m. PST / ICE Field Office, 880 Front Street #2232, San Diego, CA 92101

Santa Rosa, CA
5:30 PM PST / Courthouse Square, 50 Courthouse Square, Santa Rosa, CA 95404


Miramar, FL
11 am EST / US Immigration Custom Office Enforcement, 2805 SW 145th Ave, Miramar , FL 33027


Atlanta, GA
12 pm EST / United States Immigration Court, 180 Ted Turner Dr. SW., Atlanta, GA 30303


Boise, ID
12:00 PM / Idaho State Capitol, 700 W. Jefferson Street., Boise, ID 83720


Chicago, IL
Tuesday, June 5th – 12 pm / Federal Plaza, S Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60604


Bar Harbor, ME
4:00 PM / Bar Harbor Village Green, Mount Desert St, Bar Harbor, ME 04609


Las Vegas, NV

New Hampshire

12:00 PM / US Attorney’s Office in New Hampshire, 53 Pleasant Street, Concord NH, NH 03301

New Jersey

Newark, NJ
6pm EST / Peter Rodino Federal Building, 970 Broad, Newark, NJ 07102

New York

5pm / Foley Square
Make the Road NY, community allies, and elected officials (full list available here) lead Jericho Walk around Department of Homeland Security building to demand that the administration #EndFamilySeparation, because #FamiliesBelongTogether


Cincinnati, OH
12pm / United States Attorney’s Office, 221 E. Fourth Street, Suite 400, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Cleveland, OH
12pm / US Attorney – United States Court House, 801 W Superior Ave, Cleveland, OH 44113-1888

Columbus, OH
12pm / US Attorney’s Office, 303 Marconi Blvd, Columbus, OH 43215


Allentown, PA
12:00 PM / Make the Road PA Organizing Center, Allentown, 115 N. 8th St., Allentown, PA 18102

Harrisburg, PA
12:00 PM / US Federal Building, 228 Walnut Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101

Philadelphia, PA
12:00 PM / Philadelphia ICE/DHS Office, 114 North 8th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Reading, PA
12:00 PM / Make the Road PA Organizing Center, Reading, 501 Washington St, Reading, PA 19601

State College, PA
5:00 PM / Corner of Beaver & Allen, 211 S. Allen Street, State College, PA 16803


Memphis, TN
6:00 PM / Civic Center Plaza, 112 N Main Street, Memphis, TN 38103


Austin, TX
4:30 PM / Republic Square Park, 422 Guadalupe Street, Austin, TX 78701

El Paso, TX
6:00 PM / El Paso County Courthouse, 500 E San Antonio Ave, El Paso, TX 79901 

Houston, TX
May 31st at  7:00 PM / Vigil at UWD Houston, 1900 Kane St, Houston, TX 77007

Marfa, TX
11:00 AM / Presidio County Courthouse, 300 Highland St, Marfa, TX 79843 

San Antonio, TX
May 31st 7:00 PM / Plaza Guadalupe, 1327 Guadalupe St., San Antonio, TX 78207


Seattle, WA
12:00 PM / U.S. Attorney’s Office, 700 Stewart Street, Suite 5220, Seattle, WA 98101


Milwaukee, WI
12:00 PM / U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, 310 E. Knapp Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202