From March 1 to the 10th, undocumented families, farmworkers and Dreamers will travel throughout Florida to raise awareness about the importance of an Immigration Reform that keeps our families together and provides a real and inclusive path to citizenship.
We will be sharing our immigration stories, talking about how our current immigration system has affected our lives and separated millions of families, and about why we need a new immigration system. Along the road, we will join rallys, farmworkers in the fields, and important cultural events.
Check out the itinerary, get on your car and JOIN US! Together we can make the road to citizenship!
Friday, March 1st
Orlando, 11 AM: Rally with Rep. Alan Grayson and Rep. Luis Gutierrez who came all the way from Illinois to stand with Floridians in asking for Immigration Reform now. See more info
Haines City, 3 PM: Join the Farmworker Association of Florida, Congressmen Alan Grayson and Luis Gutierrez for the official kick-off of the Florida Caravan. See more info
Saturday, March 2nd
Immokalee, 2 PM: We will visit the Farmworker Association of Florida to join their leadership assembly. 321 N first St Immokalee, FL 34142
Sunday, March 3rd
Fellsmere, 2 PM: Community Assembly with the Farmworkers Association. We will be at 18 S Orange St Fellsmere, FL 2PM
Fort Pierce, 4:00 PM: We will visit the Latin American Coalition of the Treasure Coast for a cultural event. We will be at 2300 Virginia Ave
Monday, Match 4th
Apopka, 12:00 PM: Press Conference with the Farmworkers Association at 1264 Apopka Blvd, Apopka, FL
Apopka, 7:00 PM: Community Townhall. 1264 Apopka Blvd, Apopka, FL
Tuesday, March 5th
Lakeland, 1 PM: Press Conference at Cong. Dennis Ross’ Office. 170 Fitzgerald Road, Lakeland, FL
Plant City, 7 PM: Community Townhall with Farmworkers at 1104 N Alexander St, Plant City, FL
Wednesday, March 6th
Tampa, 12 PM: Press Conference at Senator Marco Rubio’s office. 3802 Spectrum Boulevard, Tampa
Dade City, 6 PM: Community Town Hall with farmworkers at 37240 Lock St, Dade City
Thursday, March 7th
Venice, 1 PM: The Florida Caravan will join a Farmworkers’ March organized by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers to demand fair treatment to farmworkers and immigration reform to keep their families together. 5800 S Tamiami Trail, Venice, FL
Sebring, 6 PM: Community Townhall with Farmworkers at 4507 George Blvd., Sebring
Friday, March 8th
Belle Glade, 12 PM: Lunch with farmworkers at 7450 HWY 15, Belle Glade
West Palm Beach, 6 PM: The Palm Beach community is organizing a cultural event with music and DJs to receive the caravan, at El Pollo Granjero, 1905 S Military Trail, West Palm Beach. Check out their promotional video here
Saturday, March 8th
Florida City – Homestead, 5 PM: Join WeCount! and the Farmworkers Association in a march down Krome Ave. Starting Point: 450 W Davis Pkwy, Florida City, FL 33034.
Sunday, March 10th
Miami, 2 PM: GRAND FINALE at the Calle 8 Festival! Hundreds will walk toward Calle 8 and will join thousands of Latinos to celebrate our culture. The meeting point is St. Michael Church at 2987 W Flagler St. See more info