Saturday protestors expressed hope for a happy ending

Organizers Janet Rivkin and Jane Zatlin showed their sentiments by way of handheld posters. Photo by Lans Christensen

KENT — Families Belong Together is planning a nationwide day of protest Saturday, June 30. Unable to comply with that date, Kent residents Jane Zatlin and Janet Rivkin hastily, and effectively, arranged for Kent to participate with the national movement — albeit a week early. 

Mylar blankets, like those covering the masses of immigrant children separated from their families, became the symbol of the day at the protest on Falcon Field. 

Jane thought that laying them on the ground made a stronger statement than wearing them. 

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