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Posts Tagged ‘Immigration’

Join the Sept 9-13 Week of Action to Defund Hate

Congress is back in session, and September 9-13 is a national Defund Hate Week of Action. Join in with other individuals and groups all over the country to demand that Congress cut funding for ICE and CPB in this September budget negotiations. Check out these actions at Defund Hate and pledge to do at least…

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“Kids Rising: Standing Up for Families at the Border”

Our monthly meeting for August has been transformed into a kid-focused family-friendly event, as we join with two other local grassroots groups, Stronger Together WNC-North and Madison County Indivisible, to protest the unjust, inhumane, and often downright illegal treatment of refugees at our southern border. Recognizing that children hear and see what’s going on in…

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“Kids Rising” Family Event to Raise Funds for WNC Immigrant Families

NEWS RELEASE: “Kids Rising” family event offers kids a chance to support immigrant children and families through writing and art while raising funds to help local immigrant families August 14, 2019 (Asheville NC) — On Saturday afternoon, August 24, the Auditorium at Pack Memorial Library in downtown Asheville will be transformed into a giant play…

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Lights for Liberty: A Vigil to End Human Detention Camps

Lights for Liberty is a coalition of people dedicated to the fundamental principle that all human beings have a right to life, liberty and dignity. On Friday July 12th, 2019, Lights for Liberty: A Vigil to End Human Detention Camps, will bring thousands of Americans to detention camps across the country, into the streets and into their own front yards, to protest the inhumane conditions faced by refugees.

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Immigration Forum: Progressive Democrats Of Buncombe

ICE raids in our communities, building walls along our southern border, separation of vulnerable families; this is not the America we want! Hear from our newly elected Sheriff, Quentin Miller, on policies that affect immigrants locally. Shoshana Fried, an immigration attorney with Pisgah Legal Services, will talk about the legal aid they provide to immigrants. Bruno Hinojosa Ruiz from Compañeros de…

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