A town hall focusing on Donald Trump’s racist abuse of power will feature remarks from Congressman Al Green of Texas and others on topics such as: an eyewitness account of Latino children locked in cages at detention centers in Clint, Texas; the rapid rise of mass incarceration and the profiteering off the incarcerated through private prisons; the experiences of Black migrants trapped in Mexico due to the racist policies of the current administration; and proposed remedies to the racism of the Trump administration.
Saturday, October 19, 2019
Noon to 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time; Doors open at 11:30 a.m.
Oakland Marriott City Center
Grand Ballroom, 1001 Broadway, Oakland, Calif.
The town hall will feature remarks from the following speakers and the public will also be invited to provide testimony:
- Congressman Al Green of Texas
- Nakia Woods, community organizer from Black Alliance for Just Immigration
- Linh Nguyen, Indivisible East Bay Chapter
- Bill Ong Hing, Professor of Law
- Dorsey Nunn, Executive Director of Legal Services for Prisoners with Children
Sponsored by the Equal Justice Society, Free Speech for People, By The People, and Vigil for Democracy, the town hall is free and lunch will be provided, but registration is requested at https://townhallontrumpracism.eventbrite.com. Share the event on Facebook.