We Are America debates in Chicago

"We Are America" debates in Chicago/Socialist Worker/Sam Jordan/[[June 9, 2006]]/ link

Describes a [[June 4, 2006]] meeting of that the We Are America Alliance in Chicago.

Reports that those attending included:

People mentioned as attending are:

The conference was split between those who want to improve the Senate amnesty and those who reject that bill entirely, with the national organizations apparently in the first camp and the smaller grassroots groups in the second.

The Alliance did agree to launch "Democracy Summer," a voter registration drive aimed at signing up a million immigrants by the November 2006 mid-term elections, and to support regional demonstrations in Chicago, Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles on Labor Day (September 4, 2006).

...The conference voted to approve several actions, including a June 25 legislative day directed at Congress and the Labor Day regional demonstrations.