TODAY: Opportunities to speak out on DACA; Statewide in Newark, and to Lance & Frelinghuysen, siding with Trump

Both Leonard Lance and Rodney Frelinghuysen have chosen to use the power of their House seats to side with President Trump in his decision to close DACA and leave 800,000-plus young people with tremendous uncertainty about their futures. These are Americans; most of them know know other country. In a few minutes, emergency rallies outside Lance’s Westfield office and Frelinghuysen’s in Morristown. Details below, but there is also a statewide mass rally in Newark this afternoon. Details below. But first, can you make a quick call? Lance & Frelinghuysen staff are taking note of the number of calls coming in – both pro & con:

What you can do from home – today:

  1. Call your member of Congress to demand they preserve DACA and the nearly 1 million people it protects. Find contact info for your member of Congress here or call 202-516-7477 and input your zip code to be connected with your member of Congress.
  2. Join emergency actions today Text CaminoNJ to 52886 to get the latest updates and follow @MaketheRoadNJ on Twitter for New Jersey and national updates

TODAY – Wednesday Sept 6th – Lance, Frelinghuysen, Newark:

Occupy Rep Leonard Lance (R-7): Defend the Dreamers and Block the Deportation Budget
Wednesday Sept 6, 2017. Noon
625 North Ave, Westfield, NJ
Contact: Nedia Morsy 908-967-3478 at Make the Road NJ

Occupy Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-11): Defend Dreamers and Block the Deportation Budget
Wednesday Sept 6, 2017. Noon
30 Schuyler Place, Morristown, NJ
Contact: Brian Lozano at Wind of the Spirit: 862-812-4472

Newark, NJ Rally:
Stand with DREAMers in Newark.
Where: Peter Rodino Federal Building, 970 Broad St, Newark
When: 3:30pm – 5:45pm
More info here

Tomorrow: Thursday August 7, 7pm
Community Meeting on DACA and to Plan Our Fight Back
Make the Road New Jersey
42 Broad St, Elizabeth, NJ

PHOTO: Frelinghuysen and Lance. Bob Karp/Daily Record

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