DIRECT PARDON FOR LAM HONG LE   

Thank you for the outpouring of support for Lam Hong Le and the effort for a Direct Pardon to ensure his safety.  We’ve received over 1,300 signatures on our petition but more are still needed! Please continue to share the petition with your friends and family.

We are organizing two events as part of our urgent appeal to Governor Newsom for an Immediate Direct Pardon for Lam Hong Le. These events are in partnership with the Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC), Sacramento Immigrant Coalition, Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity, and Detention Watch Network.

 

VIRTUAL FORUM FOR LAM HONG LE

WHEN: May 26, 2021 11AM – 12PM PDT

WHERE: Zoom – Register here: http://bit.ly/LamLeVirtualForum

WHAT: Join us for a virtual forum to learn more about how to support Lam Le’s Direct Pardon. Speakers will explain the intertwining systems of the criminal legal system and immigration detention and the impact on the Southeast Asian community. Participants will get to meet Lam and hear his story. Community members will explain why they support Lam Le’s direct pardon effort and how you can support too. This event is co-sponsored by SEARAC and Detention Watch Network. This event will include closed captioning in English. Video and closed captioning will be shared on Tsuru for Solidarity’s YouTube and website after the event.

 

IN-PERSON RALLY IN SUPPORT OF LAM HONG LE

WHEN: JUNE 3, 2021, 11AM – 12:30PM PDT

WHERE: Sacramento State Capitol Building (West Steps)

WHAT: Rally one week before Lam’s scheduled check-in with ICE. Supporters will gather at the state capital with our tsuru to show support for Lam and further push our demand for a Direct Pardon. Speakers will point to the targeting of the Southeast Asian community by ICE, especially in this moment of anti-Asian violence. This event is Co-sponsored by SEARAC, Sacramento Immigration Coalition (including members Step Up! Sacramento, Campaign for Immigrant Detention Reform, and Alianza), Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity,mmigration Coalition of Sacramento, Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity, Japanese Americans for Justice, Nikkei Resisters (Oakland), and Detention Watch Network. 

All participants must wear a mask while attending this event (extra masks will be provided). Public parking is available at 10th & L Street. The event is wheelchair accessible. 

Registration is not required, but interested volunteers can sign up here: bit.ly/34fBeU0

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