“We Are One Somerville:Rally for Sanctuary Cities and Inclusion” Saturday, 2/4/17

Photos by Frank Santangelo 

WHO: Somerville Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone

                        Congressman Michael Capuano

                        The Welcome Project

                        Local elected officials

                        Representatives from immigrant-owned businesses in Somerville

                        Immigrant youth

                        Live bands

                        Somerville community members: (Current FB counts here http://bit.ly/2kLRZO9)


WHERE: Somerville High School Concourse, 81 Highland Ave., Somerville, MA 02143


WHEN: Saturday, February 4, 2017, 10 a.m.-noon


WHAT: The City of Somerville and The Welcome Project will host a rally for Sanctuary Cities and inclusion on the Somerville High School concourse on Saturday morning, standing in solidarity with and in support of the City of Somerville’s commitment to its residents, and to remaining a Sanctuary City.


                        The rally will include speeches by Mayor Curtatone, Rep. Capuano, Executive Direcor of The Welcome Project Ben Echevarria, , immigrant youth including refugees who wish to thank the American people for allowing them to come here, immigrant business owners, and local elected officials, as well as live music by The Second Line Brass Band, the Veronica Robles Mariachi Band, and King Bobo’s Haitian Rara Band, and samples of food from around the world (as long as they last) from Somerville Arts Council Nibble entrepreneurs (great blog post on that here: http://www.somervilleartscouncil.org/nibble/tastier-together-nibble-rallies).



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