Read the letter from Senator Jeanne Shaheen, read during the lunch stop in Madbury.
From August 21-24, the NH Council of Churches was one of many groups participating in the Solidarity Walk for Immigrant Justice from Concord to Dover. Over 300 participated in this prayerful witness at the Strafford County jail, where immigrants slated for deportation are detained. One major goal of the Solidarity Walk was to keep the stories of immigrants in the media. A variety of news sources covered the Solidarity Walk, which we have tried to summarize here:
- Concord Monitor, N.H. Immigrant Solidarity Network walk for justice
- Foster’s, Immigrant justice walk heading to ICE facility in Dover
- Union Leader, Immigration activists to march to Strafford County jail
- Episcopal News Service, New Hampshire churches’ immigrant ‘Solidarity Walk’ expands to include segments in 4 states
- InDepth NH: Walkers for Immigrant Justice in 4 States Head To Dover’s Strafford County Jail
- NECN, 80-Mile March From Boston to NH Begins in Opposition to Immigration Policy
- Seacoast Online: Immigrant justice walk nears Dover ICE facility
- NHPR, At N.H.’s ICE Detention Center, Protesters Decry ‘Sin’ Of Trump Immigration Policies
- The Commons, A walk to protest cruel and monstrous policies, written by walker Nancy Braus
- Manchester Ink Link, 500 people trek 280 miles to ICE detention center during Solidarity Walk for Immigrant Justice
Did you see other news reports about the Solidarity Walk? Let us know!