Saturday’s #CUNoCages public art demonstration and vigil has been planned to draw attention to the crisis at the U.S. Mexico border and here in Champaign Urbana. UUCUC has agreed to lead songs of witness and solidarity. This event is cosponsored by the Immigration Justice Task Force.

  • Friday, July 26, 6:00 p.m., UUCUC - Meet at UUCUC at 6:00 pm to practice and learn songs of appropriate in tone and message. We’ll be joined by the We Wanna Woke Choir. ALL are welcome!

  • Saturday, July 27, 6:00 p.m., Lincoln Square, East Entrance - Meet INDOORS to review songs with those we will accompany. We’ll walk to the Champaign County Courthouse along Vine at 6:30pm,

  • Saturday, July 27, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Champaign County Courthouse - Rally. Speak out. Candlelight Vigil.

  • Sunday, July 28, 7:00 a.m., Champaign County Courthouse - Can you witness the release of (and thank) those who spent the night caged in front of the courthouse?

CU-IMMIGRATION FORUM SOUND SYSTEM

This weekend’s vigil will be amplified by a new sound system, with funds allocated by the Immigration Justice Task Force (from last year’s Social Action Committee budget). All thank you!