Several local organizations are planning marches and rallies on Saturday, June 30 in protest of the separation of children from parents charged with entering the country illegally.
- The Kingston event starts at 1 p.m. with a rally at City Hall, 420 Broadway, followed by a march to George Washington Elementary School, 70 Wall St., where there will be activities for children as well further speakers from local immigrant, faith, and activist communities. The band Tin Horn Uprising will accompany the march. According to organizers, Saturday’s march “also highlights concerns of the local immigrant community: the establishment of community IDs and the Greenlight campaign to make drivers’ licenses available to undocumented drivers, thereby increasing road safety for everyone.”
- A sister march organized by Women’s March Woodstock will take place in Woodstock from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. It starts at Andy Lee Field on Rock City Rd. and ends on the Comeau property, where there will be speakers and music.
- A New Paltz event will begin at 12:30 p.m. in front of the Elting Library on Main St.
- A Rhinebeck event will begin at noon at the Episcopal Church of the Messiah, 6436 Montgomery St.
- A Beacon event will begin at 2 p.m. at Polhill Park.