“Lights for Liberty” Vigil Held in Fortuna

FORTUNA (KIEM)- The “Lights for Liberty” Vigil was held in Fortuna on Friday. Members of the community came together for immigrants held in detention centers.

“Lights for Liberty” is a vigil to end detention centers and was an opportunity for community members to join hundreds of communities across the United States and the world, to protest the inhumane conditions faced by detained immigrants and refugees.

At 9 p.m. participants World Wide lite candles in a silent vigil to show support and bring light to the current conditions detained immigrants are being subjected to.