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Oregon Bus Tour Seeks to Unite Rural Communities on Immigration Reform, Fair Treatment for ImmigrantsSalem-News.com
Includes "March for ONE Oregon" Bus Tour Schedule.
(SALEM) - Next week, 50 Oregonians will embark on a 5 day regional Bus Tour through Oregon’s Congressional District 2. Sponsored by Rural Organizing Project, Causa Oregon, PCUN Farmworkers Union, and the United Farmworkers Union, the goal of the historic event is to unite rural communities in the vision of immigration reform, restoration of driver’s licenses and fair treatment for all immigrants.
The March for ONE Oregon Bus Tour will start in Bend on March 5th and travel through Central and Eastern Oregon.
“This historic bus tour is to promote the sanctity of Oregon families, show that we are one community, and one Oregon,” said Amanda Aguilar-Shank, Senior Organizer at Rural Organizing Project. “Bringing families together from around rural Oregon and our allies around from the region, we seek to win dignity for all of our community members.” During the 5 day tour, riders will also connect with allies from Idaho and Washington State in stops in those states. A range of activities are planned for each stop along the route including rallies, press conferences, vigils, sharing stories, and meeting new allies
March for ONE Oregon Bus Tour (Send-off)
Uniting Rural Communities for Immigration Reform
March 5th at 12 Noon
Trinity Episcopal Church
231 NW Idaho Ave
For more details on the Oregon route, please see the schedule below:
"March for ONE Oregon" Bus Tour Schedule
March for ONE Oregon Tour Rally and Send-off
MADRAS, OREGON 5pm
HOOD RIVER, OREGON 12pm
HERMISTON, OREGON 5:30pm
LA GRANDE, OREGON 12:30pm
ONTARIO, OREGON 5pm
NAMPA, IDAHO 12pm
BURLEY, IDAHO 7pm
WALLA WALLA, WASHINGTON 1pm
For more information on the March for ONE Oregon Bus Tour schedule, please contact Amanda Aguilar Shank at firstname.lastname@example.org or 971-645-5279
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