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Caravan For The Children: Uncage, Reunify, Heal

Caravana Por Los Niños: Liberar, Reunificar, Sanar

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - Saturday, May 1, 2021

A campaign demanding the Release, Reunification and Healing of migrant children still in ICE custody.

Caravan for the Children Campaign is a national 100-day effort to demand the release, reunification and healing of migrant children still being held in ICE custody across the country. Organizers seek to hold all elected officials accountable to the Biden Immigration Plan.

We seek to organize, fund and implement a campaign focused on the first 100 days of the Biden/Harris administration. Spearheaded by a coalition of well-established San Francisco Bay Area artists, advocates and community-based organizations that are volunteering time, resources and talents to this effort, the campaign’s anchor organizations include CARECEN SF, Chicana/Latina Foundation, Galería de la Raza, Instituto Familiar de la Raza, and Latinx Racial Equity Project.

 

Caravan for the Children Campaign is a national 100-day effort to demand the release, reunification and healing of migrant children still being held in ICE custody across the country. Organizers seek to hold all elected officials accountable to the Biden Immigration Plan.
We seek to organize, fund and implement a campaign focused on the first 100 days of the Biden/Harris administration. Spearheaded by a coalition of well-established San Francisco Bay Area artists, advocates and community-based organizations that are volunteering time, resources and talents to this effort, the campaign’s anchor organizations include CARECEN SF, Chicana/Latina Foundation, Galería de la Raza, Instituto Familiar de la Raza, and Latinx Racial Equity Project.Caravan for the Children Campaign is a national 100-day effort to demand the release, reunification and healing of migrant children still being held in ICE custody across the country. Organizers seek to hold all elected officials accountable to the Biden Immigration Plan.

 

We seek to organize, fund and implement a campaign focused on the first 100 days of the Biden/Harris administration. Spearheaded by a coalition of well-established San Francisco Bay Area artists, advocates and community-based organizations that are volunteering time, resources and talents to this effort, the campaign’s anchor organizations include CARECEN SF, Chicana/Latina Foundation, Galería de la Raza, Instituto Familiar de la Raza, and Latinx Racial Equity Project.

Day 1 Caravan - Livestream Press Release
PRESS & MEDIAWhat to say (feel free to personalize):
Hi I’m (NAME) from (CITY) and I strongly encourage (NAME OF REP) to support the campaign to #UncageReunifyHeal the children separated from family and still being held by ICE within the 1st 100 days of the Biden Administration.
The goals for the Caravan for the Children campaign are:
Increase awareness of the impact of current immigration policies and their traumatic impacts on migrant children and their parents
Engage the community to endorse, support and get involved with our campaign
Call on local officials to pressure legislators to prioritize freeing the children
Activate immigration networks, advocates and allies to support the campaign
Caravan to the San Diego-Tijuana border and to Washington, DC within the first 100 days to demand that elected leaders #UncageReUnifyHeal

GOALS

The goals for the Caravan for the Children campaign are:

 

  1. Increase awareness of the impact of current immigration policies and their traumatic impacts on migrant children and their parents

  2. Engage the community to endorse, support and get involved with our campaign

  3. Call on local officials to pressure legislators to prioritize freeing the children

  4. Activate immigration networks, advocates and allies to support the campaign

  5. Caravan to the San Diego-Tijuana border and to Washington, DC within the first 100 days to demand that elected leaders #UncageReUnifyHeal

 

DEMANDS

We ask other organizations and individuals to join us in demanding justice for the children by sharing our digital campaign and joining our calls to action!

UNCAGE: prioritize finding and releasing detained migrant children

REUNIFY: children with their families

HEAL: support and funding for the families to heal from this trauma

 

EVENTS

Upcoming:

Sunrise Send-Off | April 17

90th Day Action | April 19

100th Day Action | May 1

 

Past:

Day 1 Caravan - Livestream | January 21

Virtual Plática - Livestream | March 8

Lunada Virtual Literary Lounge | March 28

 

TAKE ACTION

Caravan for the Children campaign denounces the recent reopening of detention facilities and urges you to join us in contacting members of the Family Reunification Task Force appointed by President Biden and elected representatives to prioritize and expedite the process to #UncageReunifyHeal the children in ICE detention. Detention centers by any other name are still detention centers!

 

Sign our Petition!

 

Tweet The Taskforce!

 

Contact Your Rep!

What to say (feel free to personalize):

Hi I’m (NAME) from (CITY) and I strongly encourage (NAME OF REP) to support the campaign to #UncageReunifyHeal the children separated from family and still being held by ICE within the 1st 100 days of the Biden Administration.

 

Ally Organization Endorsement

We invite you to add your organization's name in support of this campaign by signing this endorsement letter today! 


PRESS & MEDIA

We have created a Media Toolkit for you to access our suggested messaging for social media, graphics, hashtags and talking points. Please feel free to use these tools to create awareness of this issue and to urge your local representatives to put pressure on the Federal Government to free the children!

 

Press Release

Telemundo Coverage

Univision Coverage

 

COLLABORATING ORGANIZATIONS

Galería de la Raza

CARECEN SF

Chicana Latina Foundation

Instituto Familiar de la Raza

Latinx Racial Equity Project

 

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