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Worldwide Lights for Liberty Vigil Calls for Action Against Inhumane Detention of Migrants and All People, Local Organizers Urge Gov Wolf to Close Berks Detention Center in PA



A contingent of local organizations working for immigrant and racial justice will co-host a vigil with a call to action to end inhumane detention including closing the Berks County Detention Center in Pennsylvania. 

What: Lights for Liberty is an event occurring in cities throughout the world to shine a light on the abuses occurring in U.S. detention camps and to call on political representatives to end these injustices. The vigil will also spotlight the stories of individuals and families being held in detention camps and Black Americans who face daily criminal and incarceration injustices. Lights for Liberty in Pittsburgh will include speakers, artistic performances, and a call for Governor Wolf to issue an Emergency Removal Order for the Berks County Detention Center. The event is free and open to the public, all are welcome. 


  • 1Hood Media 

  • Alliance for Refugee Youth Support and Education (ARYSE) 

  • All for All

  • Bend the Arc: Pittsburgh 

  • Casa San José

  • Pittsburgh United 

  • Women’s March 

When: Friday, July 12, 2019, 7:30PM - 9:00PM 

Where: Schenley Plaza, 4100 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15260

Betty Cruz 
Founder, Change Agency
Project Director, All for All
(pronouns: she, her, hers)

text me @ 412-709-3418


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