UMass United: A Solidarity Rally in Response to Charlottesville and DACA
September 12, 2017
12:00 pm-1:00 pm
UMass Amherst Campus
A student-led solidarity rally organized in response to the violence that erupted at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., as well as the planned elimination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
At the event, which is called UMass United, students are encouraged to “support one another and cultivate healing relationships across campus,” according to rally organizers. A rain date is set for Sept. 13.
UMass United is organized by the Student Government Association (SGA), Center for Education Policy Advocacy (CEPA), Graduate Student Senate, Graduate Employee Organization (GEO) and the International Socialist Organization in Western Mass.