USA: Albuquerque March and Rally Against Hate! Sunday, Feb. 21 at 2pm at Albuquerque Civic Plaza


by Susan Schuurman

– Stop the hate! Stop the violence! We are all together!
– Let’s stand together with our Muslim and Arab American neighbors!
– Let’s stand together with immigrant workers and families!
– Let’s stand together with the Black community fighting for justice!
– Let’s stand together with refugee communities!
– Let’s stand together with women who only want access to reproductive healthcare!
– NO to racist, sexist and anti-LGBTQ violence! 
-Let’s stand together with Native Americans against bordertown violence and attacks on Native sovereignty! 
Defend those that are under attack!

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There are growing efforts to whip up hatred against people in our community. We can’t stand by while people like Donald Trump use their power and money to spread hatred against Muslims, Arabs, Mexicans, immigrants, refugees, LGBTQ people, women or anyone. Enflaming hatred, scapegoating and racist rhetoric have no place in our society. Sickening acts of violence against Mosques, women’s healthcare clinics, and ordinary people everywhere are on the rise. We are united against acts of violence, including inflammatory statements against any group.

This march of hatred cannot be unopposed. This is a dangerous moment and that’s why we all have to unite! Preying on people’s fears requires us to say that immigrants, Muslims, refugees and other assailed communities are not the problem. Espousing hatred and violence is the problem! We are the majority. An injury to one is an injury to all!

Join the February 21 mobilization to Unite Against Hate! Join together with your neighbors, families, workers and everyone to stand up to Trump and all forms of bigotry!

Organized and endorsed by Albuquerque Center for Peace and Justice, Islamic Center of New Mexico, Blessed Oscar Romero Catholic Community, ANSWER NM, Party for Socialism and Liberation, The Red Nation, SouthWest Organizing Project, New Mexico Faith Coalition for Immigrant Justice, El Centro de Igualdad y Derechos, United Voices for Refugee Rights, Friends of Sabeel ABQ, Coalition to Stop $30 Billion to Israel, Veterans for Peace ABQ, Stop the War Machine, Jewish Voice for Peace ABQ, Bernie Sanders at UNM, Encuentro, La Plazita Institute, Mujeres Colectiva, ABQJustice, Burque Media Productions, People’s Lapel Camera of Albuquerque, UNM SOAP (Students Organizing Actions for Peace), Rock Against Racism, St. Mary Magdalene ECC, SURG-NM (Showing Up for Racial Justice), The Rev. Angela Herrera, minister of First Unitarian Church, Pastor Janet Norden, of University Heights United Methodist Church and First United Methodist Church, Bernalillo County La Raza Unida, Los Jardines Institute, Santa Feans for Justice in Palestine, Progressive Democrats of America Central New Mexico (PDA-CNM), and Theater Grottesco.

Call 505-268-9557 if your organization or group would like to endorse and to find out more info about how to participate. Everyone who endorses call to action is welcome to help plan this event. We meet weekly on Thursdays at 4pm at the Peace Center.

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