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art by Favianna Rodriguez

Art by Favianna Rodriguez

“ You cannot uneducate the person who has learned to read. You cannot humiliate the person who feels pride. You cannot oppress the people who are not afraid anymore. ” – César Chávez, UFW

Hundreds to Sit-In Across the Country for the DREAM Act, #NoDreamNoDeal!

Dreamers and Allies Plan Sit-ins in 45 Local Senate and House Offices Demanding that Members Pledge to Vote Against Year-End spending bill unless it includes a clean Dream Act

Dec. 4, 2017

***Visit https://actionnetwork.org/event_campaigns/our-dream-event for a full list of Monday’s actions.***

WASHINGTON -- On Monday December 4, Dreamers and allies will stage sit-ins in at least 45 congressional offices demanding that all Democrats and Republicans who claim to support Dreamers pledge to vote against any omnibus spending bill unless it includes a clean Dream Act.

Donald Trump overturned Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), a program that offers protected status to undocumented youth who came to the United States as children. If a clean Dream Act is not passed in the omnibus spending bill before the end of the year, 800,000 undocumented young people will remain at risk of losing their protected status and being deported. Funding for the federal government will run out on December 8th. Republicans cannot pass a new spending bill without Democratic votes. Over 30 Democrats–including Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders, Dick Durbin, and Keith Ellison–and one Republican, Rep. Carlos Curbelo, have pledged to vote against any spending bill that does not include a clean Dream Act.

Monday’s actions are part of a larger movement to fight for a clean Dream Act, where immigrants brought to the United States as children are able to live, learn, work, and pursue their dreams in the only country they’ve ever known as home.

Key events:

Monday, December 4

11:00 AM Sen. McCain's Phoenix Office, 2201 E. Camelback Rd. Suite 115, Phoenix, AZ. More info here.


9:30 AM Rep. Pelosi's San Francisco Office, 90 7th St., Suite 2-800, San Francisco, CA. More info here.

4:00 PM Sen. Feinstein's San Diego Office, 880 Front St. Suite 4236, San Diego, CA. More info here.


9:30 AM Sen. Rubio's Office, 201 S. Orange Ave. Suite 350, Orlando FL. More info here.

3:00 PM Sen. Nelson's Tampa Office, 801 N. Florida Ave. 4th Floor, Tampa FL More info here.


11:00 AM Rep. Lipinski Office, 6245 South Archer Avenue, Chicago IL. More info here.


3:00 PM Sen. Collins's Lewiston Office, 55 Lisbon St., Lewiston ME. More info here.


12:00 PM Rep. Reichert's Office, 22605 SE 56th Street Suite 130, Issaquah WA. More info here.

12:00 PM DREAM Act Rally, 302 Sid Snyder Ave SW, Olympia WA. More info here.

Tuesday,  December 5

8:30 AM Sen. Flake's Phoenix Office, 2200 E. Camelback Rd. Suite 120, Phoenix AZ. More info here.

11:00 AM McSally's Congressional office, 4400 E. Broadway Blvd. # 510, Tucson AZ. More info here.


12:00 PM Sen. Feinstein's Los Angeles Office, 11111 Santa Monica Blvd. Suite 915, Los Angeles CA. More info here.


3:00 PM Sen. Gardner's Denver Office, 721 19th St., Ste. 150, Denver CO. More info here.

3:00 PM Rep. Coffman's Aurora Office, 3300 S. Parker Rd., Suite #305, Aurora CO. More info here.


12:00 PM Rep. Diaz-Balart's Office, 8669 NW 36th St, Suite 100, Doral FL. More info here.

10:00 AM Sen. Duckworth's Office, 230 South Dearborn Street Suite 3900, Chicago IL. More info here.

3:00 PM Office of Rep. Lahood, 3004 G.E. Rd Suite 1B, Bloomington IL. More info here.


10:00 AM Sen. Heller's Las Vegas Office, 8930 W. Sunset Rd. Suite 230, Las Vegas NV. More info here.

12:00 PM Sen. Heller's Reno Office, 400 S. Virginia St. Bruce Thompson Federal Building Suite 738, Reno NV. More info here.

New York

9:30 AM NY Senator Schumer's Peekskill Office, 1 Park Pl #100, Peekskill NY. More info here.


10:00 AM Senator Schumer's NYC Office, 780 Third Avenue, Suite 2301 New York, NY. More info here.


4:00 PM Portman's Cincinnati Office, 312 Walnut St #3425, Cincinnati OH. More info here.


10:30 AM Sen. Cornyn's Dallas Office, 5001 Spring Valley Rd. Suite 1125 E, Dallas, TX 75244. More info here.


12:15 PM Rep. Newhouse's Richland Office, 3100 George Washington Way #130, Richland WA. More info here.


2:00 PM Rep. McMorris Rodger's Spokane Office, 10 North Post Street, Suite 625, Spokane WA. More info here.


Visit https://actionnetwork.org/event_campaigns/our-dream-event for a full list of Monday’s actions.


The #OurDream campaign is a coalition effort led by undocumented youth that includes: Presente Action, The Seed Project, Our Revolution, Youth Caucus of America, Democracy Spring, Progressive Democrats of America, Justice Democrats, Good Jobs Nation, Millennials for Revolution, Undocumented, Students for Education Equity, Democratic Socialist of America (NYC), The People's Consortium for Economic and Human Rights, Inc., Working Families Party, People for Bernie, Women's March, Common, Defense PAC/Vets Against Hate, Action Group Network, Million Hoodies