Diana Barnes, Rally to Shut Down Detention Centers

The Saratoga Immigration Coalition is an activist network that advocates for the rights of immigrants in Saratoga County and beyond. On Thursday, August 8th, they co-hosted The Rally to End Detention Centers in Glens Falls, New York with the Democratic Socialists of America and The Saratoga Peace Alliance. WOOC correspondent Aaron Pedinotti attended the event and interviewed one of its speakers, Diana Barnes, a professor of US-Mexico border studies at Skidmore College. They talked about the topics that she covered in her speech and the types of activism pursued by the coalition.