LIGHTS FOR LIBERTY: Take part in a vigil for migrants July 12 – info on local and national events – FINAL UPDATE

This post includes the latest updated list of events on Cape Cod and Plymouth.  Other locations in MA or around the country are here.

Lights for Liberty vigils, rallies and demonstration will be going on all over the country on Friday, July 12 to protest the conditions and circumstances that lead to human beings being kept in cages in horrific conditions.  Cape Cod, the Islands and Plymouth event details are below.

For locations across the county look here – note: these events are being organized with short notice and not all events are listed on the website. If you don’t see a location near you and you are not in our area, check social media and local news to see if one has been organized.  If not you can organize an event: scroll to the bottom of this page to register an event.

Details from

On Friday July 12th, 2019, Lights for Liberty: A Vigil to End Human Concentration Camps, will bring thousands of people to locations worldwide as well as to concentration camps across the country, into the streets and into their own front yards, to protest the inhumane conditions faced by migrants.


Organizations across Cape Cod and the Islands have come together to coordinate events, to create an opportunity for everyone to participate in their community.  Times vary, choose a location and time that is best for you, or travel to more than one.  Let’s have a huge turnout! Let’s show our legislators and the press that we want changes for these migrants NOW.

From the local organizing coalition:

Cape Codders and Islanders are joining Lights for Liberty: A Vigil to End Human Detention Camps and thousands worldwide on July 12 to protest the cruelty and inhumanity perpetrated against asylum-seekers and refugees at the U.S.-Mexico border. Join us in protest, vigil and solidarity with the innocent children, adult and family detainees and in memory of those who have died seeking asylum.

Bring your families, friends, posters, water, and outrage to any of these sites:

BARNSTABLE Vigil/Rally 4:30-6:00 PM
(You are welcome to join us at 3:30 to make signs!) UNITARIAN CHURCH OF BARNSTABLE, 3330 Main Street/Rt.6A, Barnstable Village, MA

BREWSTER Rally/Vigil 4:30-6PM
First Parish Brewster Unitarian Universalist, 1969 Main St. (Rt. 6A), Contacts: Sue Fleming –; Fran Schofield

CHATHAM 9:30-11:00AM
TOWN HALL, 549 Main St.

DENNIS Vigil 6:30-9PM,
Dennis Town Hall, 685 MA-134 Contact: Nancy Davison –

EASTHAM Rally/Vigil 4:30-6PM
Windmill Park Green, Rt. 6 & Samoset Rd., Event Type – , Contact: Marcia Goffin –

EDGARTOWN Vigil, 8:15 – 9:15 pm
Cannonball Park, Upper Main Street (park at the Edgartown School lot)
Contact: Carla Cooper –

FALMOUTH Rally, 12 Noon-1PM
Peg Noonan Park, Main St. & Hamlin Ave., Contact: Sandy Faiman-Silva –

HARWICH Rally/Vigil 7:30-9PM
Harwich Center, Rts. 124 & 39, Contact: Maria Rudden –

First Baptist Church, 486 Main St., Contact: Kate Epperly –

ORLEANS Rally/Vigil 4:00-5:30PM
Orleans Village Green, Main St. & Rt. 28, Contact: Rod Macdonald –

Town Green, Federal and Broad St.

PLYMOUTH Demonstration 4-6PM
Plymouth Rock, on the waterfront, Plymouth Harbor, Ma.

Provincetown Town Hall, 260 Commercial Street, Contact: Reva Blau –

SANDWICH 7:00 – 8:00
Mill Creek Park
135 Main Street (across from Dexter’s Grist Mill)

TRURO 4:30 – 9:30
TOWN HALL, Rts 6 & 6A
North Truro (near Atlantic Spice Co)

WELLFLEET Vigil 8:30-9:30PM
Wellfleet Town Hall, 300 Main St., Contact: Kathryn Smith –

INFO: | Cape Cod Coalition for Safe Communities –

Sponsors: Alliance for Immigration Justice, Am HaYam Havurah, Cape Cod Coalition for Safe Communities, Cape Cod Women for Change, Coalition for Social Justice, Engage Falmouth, First Parish Brewster Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Committee, Immigrant Ministries of First Baptist Hyannis, Indivisible Martha’s Vineyard, Indivisible Outer Cape, Lower Cape Indivisible, Move to Remove, Refugee Support Team of Nauset Interfaith Association, Interfaith Justice Committee of the Federated Church of Orleans, Supporting Women in Financial Transition, Upper Cape Women’s Coalition, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Falmouth, Waquoit Congregational Church

Cape Cod and Islands poster,  information and locations:

FINAL Poster - Lights for Liberty Protests July 12 - Rev 3

Cape Cod and Islands poster, locations only:


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