IUYA at the Indianapolis Women's March

Photo by: Ted Somerville 

On Saturday, January 21, 2017 IUYA marched with its community during the Indianapolis sister Women's March. Thank you to the organizers and volunteers of the Womens March on Washington Indianapolis location who welcomed IUYA to speak and host a table at the rally. While there, two of our members shared their powerful message to stand up, and fight back! Here are their speeches:

Beatriz Preciado

Karla Lopez-Owens

IUYA at the Indianapolis Women's March

Photo by: Larry Gindhart

"The United States of America was established as a beacon of light for those escaping persecution in their own homes, and we will not stand for intolerance in our country." - Rima Shahid, Muslim Alliance of Indiana.
On Friday, January 27, 2017, the Indiana Undocumented Youth Alliance,Muslim Alliance of Indiana, Jewish Voice for Peace-Indiana, and American Friends Service Committee held a press conference where we expressed our resistance to recent executive orders that threaten immigrant and refugee communities in the United States. Check out the coverage:

 

Cinthya Perez