By Olivia Harlow, Santa Fe New Mexican
Jan. 29, 2019
Teens held posters of families holding hands, large red Xs over the acronym ICE, and bubble letters that read “Equal Rights for All Workers.”
Parents and seniors chanted, “No somos uno. No somos cien. Somos milliones cuéntenos bien,” which means: “We are not one. We are not 100. We are millions, so count us right.”
About 400 people from across New Mexico gathered at Santa Fe’s Railyard Park on Monday to march in support of Immigrant and Workers’ Day of Action. As the crowd approached the Capitol, posters went higher and voices grew louder — celebrating the state’s hard-working and diverse workforce and raising awareness on upcoming legislative decisions that could affect many lives.
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