On Thursday, a group of LUPE members will testify against HB7 and HB800 at the Texas Capitol. Meanwhile, a separate group of LUPE members will host a “Pueblo Hearing” in San Juan to share their stories and testimonies against the anti-immigrant border bills.
“Audiencia Del Pueblo Para Familias Inmigrantes”
@ San Juan LUPE Headquarters
What: La Unión del Pueblo Entero (LUPE), members, and border residents will give their support to those who went to Austin by hosting their own event at the LUPE headquarters.
When: Thursday, March 18th, 2023, 10AM CDT – 12PM CDT
Where: La Unión Del Pueblo headquarters, 1601 US-83 BUS, San Juan, TX 78589
Who: La Unión Del Pueblo Entero, members, and border residents
Visuals: Participants will be outside chanting and waving their flags by the mural in front of the main office. Participants will engage by speaking and elevating their concerns with these bills.
Testifying to Border Security Senate Committee
@ Texas Capitol in Austin
What: La Unión del Pueblo Entero (LUPE) and members will be at the Texas Capitol for the public hearing of HB7 and HB800 to testify against the bills.
When: Thursday, March 18th, 2023 starting at 8AM CDT
Where: The Texas Capitol, 1100 Congress Ave., Austin, TX 78701
Who: La Unión Del Pueblo Entero and members of LUPE
Visuals: LUPE members will sign up to testify against HB7 and HB800 and speak out against the bills in front of the Senate Border Security Committee.
Ramiro Gonzalez, Communications Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org, (956)360-4277 to coordinate an interview in Austin
Dani Marrero Hi, Communications Director, email@example.com, (956)432-3193 to coordinate an interview in The Valley