From the Coalition to Cancel the ICE Contract in McHenry County comes this notice:
This Saturday opponents to house ICE detainees in the McHenry County Jail will gather in Downtown Algonquin at the corner of Route 62 and Main Street at noon.
On Saturday, May 15th, they will move to Huntley on Route 47 at Diecke Park.
Except for the print announcing the location information, it’s a good graphic.
As is the Coalition logo, which can be seen below:
Here is the group’s press release:
Cancel the ICE Contract Roadside Rally Planned in Algonquin
Algonquin—The Coalition to Cancel the ICE Contract in McHenry County will hold a Roadside Rally this Saturday, May 8 in downtown Algonquin at Route 62 and Main Street from noon to 1:30 pm.
Supporters and participants are invited to bring signs demanding that the McHenry County Board finally vote to end the Federal contract to use the County Jail as an immigrant detention center.
Masking is required and social distancing will be observed.
The McHenry event is one of a series of events that have taken the struggle to every corner of McHenry County.
The final roadside rally before an expected vote by the County Board on Wednesday, May 18 when the issue will likely come to a vote will be held in Huntley from noon to 1:30 pm on May 15 along Route 47 at Deicke Park.
The Coalition to Cancel the ICE Contract in McHenry County was formed by concerned organizations committed to immigration justice and ending the ICE contract with McHenry County Jail and includes 30 groups from the County and region.
Over 2000 signatures on a petition to end the contract were recently presented to the Board and 424 individuals now are registered on the Coalition’s Facebook Group.
For more information visit the Facebook Page at