Video: L.A. Students go on 'Freedom Ride' Caravan to Arizona to Protest Immigration Law
This weekend, students from high schools and colleges all over the L.A. area boarded buses and rode caravan-style to Arizona to take part in the protests against our neighbor-state's new controversial immigration law, SB 1070.
LAUSD instructor Jose Lara, who made the video, calls SB 1070 "racist and outrageous."
He talks to several of the students and teachers participating in the caravan they are calling a "freedom ride." Why go? "We have the power to make a lot of change," explains a North Hollywood High student. "But a lot of kids are not aware of that. And the more kids who come, the more who are informed, the more change we will have."
A Garfield High teacher said of her participation this weekend: "I'm getting on the bus for all the people who can't."