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April 3 & 4 Online Workshop: Talking to America About Immigrants & Immigration (via @DenzilMohammed)
Immigrants are assets to our great nation. In this free online workshop on April 3 & 4, 2013, you will learn about immigrants’ economic and social contributions, integration ideas and tools, messaging strategies and get the latest update on Comprehensive Immigrant Reform.
Interact with presenters like Manuel Pastor (University of Southern California) and Mary Giovagnoli (Immigration Policy Center) while sharing your experiences with colleagues from across the country. This free online workshop is geared toward staff at immigrant-serving organizations including advocacy/integration, community/economic planning and development and higher education. Register now at http://bit.ly/ILCworkshop.» Read More
This is a film about a community of strength and support, about women who fight for themselves and each other, and about finding the strength to be true to oneself no matter what the obstacles.» Read More
Oscar winner for Best Documentary Short Film, Inocente, is the story of a talented 15-year-old Latina who, as an undocumented homeless immigrant, fiercely pursues her dream of becoming an artist. Inocente survived life’s greatest challenges, punctuated by a father deported for domestic abuse and an endless shuffle, year after year, through the city’s overcrowded homeless shelters and the constant threat of deportation.» Read More
Undocumented immigrant activists Marco Saavedra and Viridiana Martinez were picked up by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement and sent to Florida’s Broward Transitional Center last summer. But their cases were special: They had both voluntarily gotten themselves locked up, in order to more effectively organize other detainees against the spike in deportations in the past few years.» Read More