Postville Anniversary


Join us on Friday, May 10, 2013, to commemorate the Fifth Anniversary of the Postville, Iowa Immigration Raid in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, in an effort to:

  • To Remember the 389 workers who were arrested on May 12, 2008, at Agriprocessors Inc. in Postville, Iowa.
  • To Reconcile with those who contributed to the injustices surrounding the Postville Raid.
  • To Call for Just, Compassionate, Comprehensive Immigration Reform

12:00 p.m. Remembrance Ritual
Gather in front of Federal Court House
111 7th Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

12:30 p.m. Walk for Justice (0.9 mi)
Immaculate Conception Church
857 3rd Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

1:15 p.m. Interfaith Prayer for Reconciliation and Call for Reform

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Press Resources:

Postville 5th Anniversary press release, English
Postville 5th Anniversary press release, Spanish

Printable materials:

Event flier (English/Spanish)
Event bulletin insert (English/Spanish)

Community and Congregation Resources:

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“abUSed: The Postville Raid” PBS Screenings and Materials

Sunday, May 12, 5:00 am, 1:00 pm, and 7:00 pmIowa – IPTV World (x.3)
Sunday, May 12, 6:00 am, 2:00 pm, 8:00 pm (EST)Nationwide – America ReFramed, World Channel
Monday, May 13, 12:00 am – America ReFramed, World Channel

Please check your local PBS station for exact times.

abUSed: The Postville Raid Documentary and Discussion Guide
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Learn more about “In the Shadow of the Raid” Documentary

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