Our Children Are Sacred (2020)

Melanie Cervantes
Image for song release on online platforms and social media, March 2020


Text shared on social media with release of image:

This song was written and project conceived long before the pandemic hit. Today you can tune in for the release of the song. See details below. Honored to be invited to have my “Sunshine of my life” piece used for the song release. #Repost @ourchildrenaresacred
Very excited to announce that our beloved Dolores Huerta will be a guest speaker at our video release/conversation livestream! ⁣

¡Estamos muy emocionados de compartirles que nuestra querida Dolores Huerta será una de nuestras invitadas especiales durante nuestro evento de lanzamiento de video y panel de conversación! ⁣

VIERNES 26 de Junio – FRIDAY 26th! 3pm (PST) ❤ ⁣

Join our community of artists and cultural workers as we celebrate the release of the song/video “Our Children Are Sacred I Nuestros Niños Son Sagrados” – a project to honor our migrant and refugee children and to bring attention to the demands of liberation and creation a path of citizenship for them and their families. ⁣

JOIN FREE online event: LINK ON BIO. ⁣ ⁣
On this day, we will:⁣

– WATCH the video together⁣

– UPLIFT our spirits with live music and words by Francisco Javier Herrera Brambila, Liliana Herrera, Deuce Eclipse, Diana Gameros, Kev Choice.⁣

– TALK with artists, cultural workers and immigrant rights organizations about the current news around the issue of immigration, detention centers, and intersection of defunding the police and abolish ICE movements. ⁣

Olga Talamante, Carecen SF, Rose Arrieta from Causa Justa Just Cause, Greg Landau, Dolores Huerta Foundation⁣

– SHARE calls to action and next steps in liberating our children and families. ⁣

Moderated by Chelitz López.⁣