International Migrants Day Candlelight Vigil

Tuesday, December 18, 4:00pm
Hosted by Tucson Samaritans
3015 N Oracle Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85705
Southern Arizona humanitarian, religious and Native American leaders will host a public sundown candlelight vigil beginning at 4 p.m. on International Migrants Day, Dec. 18 at the Tucson cemetery where the remains of hundreds of migrants discovered in the Sonoran Desert in Southern Arizona have been buried after attempts to identify many of them were exhausted. Pima County Medical Examiner Dr. Gregory Hess and leaders with Tucson Samaritans, the Colibrí Center for Human Rights, No More Deaths, Humane Borders, Derechos Humanos,Tucson-area churches, synagogues and mosques and the Tohono O’odham Nation and Pascua Yaqui Tribe will offer remembrances and prayers during the vigil at Evergreen Cemetery, 3015 N Oracle Rd, Tucson, AZ.
Please arrive by 3:45 p.m., Dec. 18: use the Evergreen Cemetery entrance at the intersection of North Oracle Road and West Ft. Lowell Road. Drive straight west to a gravel parking lot where event organizers will meet you.
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