An example of random people protesting not those mentioned in the post below. Photo via Pixabay

A coalition of civil rights groups Saturday announced a series of local events planned for next week in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which may be threatened with extinction under President Donald Trump.

Organized by the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (CHIRLA) and the California Dream Network (CDN), in collaboration with young undocumented immigrants, their families and supporters, “Rise Up 4 DACA” will take place during five consecutive days starting Monday, in a variety of locations throughout Los Angeles County.

Introduced by former President Barack Obama in 2012, DACA allows people who were brought into the United States illegally as children to work and study in the country without fear of being deported. NBC News, citing several unnamed government officials, reported Friday that President Trump appears likely to end the program soon.

Here is the schedule of “Rise Up 4 DACA” events:

Monday, Aug. 28:

— 8-9 a.m., banner and poster drops at Los Angeles Street overpass of 101 Freeway

— 10 a.m.-noon, youth meet with Sen. Kamala Harris, UCLA Labor Center, 675 S. Park View St., Los Angeles

— 7 a.m.-3 p.m., phone marathon to save DACA, calls to White House, CHIRLA Call Center, 2533 W. Third St., Los Angeles

— 3-5 p.m., DACA youth visit U.S. Rep. Linda Sanchez’s District Office, 12440 E. Imperial Highway, Norwalk

Tuesday, Aug. 29:

— 8-9 a.m., banner and poster drops at Los Angeles Street overpass of 101 Freeway

— 7 a.m.-3 p.m., phone marathon to save DACA, calls to White House, CHIRLA Call Center, 2533 W. Third St., Los Angeles

— Noon, DACA recipients lunch with Sen. Harris, Holman United Methodist Church, 3320 W. Adams Blvd.

— Midnight, bus with 50 community members departs from Los Angeles in route to Sacramento in support of DACA and SB 638, the anti-fraud immigration consultant bill. CHIRLA, 2533 W. Third St., Los Angeles

Wednesday, Aug. 30:

— 7 a.m.-3 p.m., Phone marathon to save DACA, calls to White House, CHIRLA Call Center, 2533 W. Third St., Los Angeles

— 5-7 p.m., vigil to protect DACA, Olvera Street, Los Angeles

Thursday, Aug. 31:

— 8-9 a.m., banner and poster drops at Los Angeles Street overpass of 101 Freeway

— 7 a.m.-3 p.m., phone marathon to save DACA, calls to White House, CHIRLA Call Center, 2533 W. Third St., Los Angeles

Friday, Sept. 1:

— 10 a.m.-noon, large rally in support of DACA, Federal Building, 300 N. Los Angeles St., Los Angeles.

—City News Service

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