YES! Weekly Article on 2014 Unity Walk

Date: 7 May 2014

In With the Wind Below by Jeff Sykes

As the diverse crowd gathered on the lawn in front of Faith Action International House on N. Greene Street in the glory that is the first Saturday in May, I wasn’t sure what to think.

The crowd was small, but active as some held balloons, some held a portable chalkboard and others made posters at a small table set out in the fresh grass, still mixed with straw from what I gathered was a recent over seeding.

I was a bit apprehensive, not knowing anyone there and holding my black Cannon digital camera, I was worried that I might seem like an intruder. The event was billed as a Unity March to raise awareness about how federal immigration policy is outdated given the reality of 12 million unauthorized immigrants living in the United States at any given time.

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