Panel on Measure K, a Sanctuary Initiative, Held at HSU Last Night
Measure K which if passed would prohibit local law enforcement agencies from cooperating with ICE and other federal agencies on immigration issues.Last night at Humboldt State University an open forum was held on
A panel of representatives was on deck to respond to questions by the public. Panelists included Eric Kirk, a local attorney representing Measure K, Women’s International League of Peace and Freedom (WILPF) Linda Evans, Anayeli Auza Scholars Without Borders student mentor, Monica García representing Students of HSU, and Sheriff William Honsal, representing the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department. On behalf of Centro Del Pueblo, Elizabeth Phillips moderated the panel.
All but Honsal urged passing the proposal which they say emphasized public safety.
Live stream footage of the full debate can be found by following these links below.
- Part 1: https://www.facebook.com/
- Part 2: https://www.facebook.com/
KMUD has archived sound from the meeting here:
The Sheriff’s Department just released a report regarding the proposed ballot measure, detailing statistics and a written explanation as to the Humboldt County Sheriff’s position regarding the local sanctuary measure. (Read it here.)