Defending Democracy with Informed Community Action in WNC

Whoever would overthrow the liberty of a nation must begin by subduing the freeness of speech.

— Benjamin Franklin

Immigration Indivisible Now!

We use action-oriented focus groups to protect the rights of immigrants in WNC through community involvement and advocacy. Se are working towards an inclusive Asheville and Western North Carolina that respects, values, and protects the rights of all community members equally.

Usamos grupos de enfoque orientados en acción para proteger los derechos de inmigrantes en la región Oeste de Carolina del Norte (WNC) a través de participación comunitaria y abogacía. Trabajamos para un Asheville y WNC inclusivo que respeta, valora, y protege igualmente los derechos de todos los miembros comunitarios.

If you are interested in learning more or joining us, reach out to immigration@indivisibleavl.org.

Si está interesado en aprender más o unirse a nosotros, immigration@indivisibleavl.org.

FOCUS GROUPS

  • Undocumented Residents
  • Refugees and Travel Ban

ACTIONS | ACCIONES

  • Distributing "Know Your Rights" Pamphlets to local ESL educators | Distribuir folletos "Conoce tus derechos" a educadores locales de inglés como segunda lengua (ESL)
  • Fundraising for Local Immigration Organizations | La captación de fondos para organizaciones locales

HKonJ Moral March on Raleigh

Join us on Saturday, February 10, as we march on the state capital in alliance with the NC NAACP and hundreds of other sponsor organizations in the annual Moral March on Raleigh. Moral March on Raleigh The Historic Thousands on Jones Street (HKonJ) People’s Assembly Coalition holds an annual mobilization called the Moral March on Raleigh &…
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Clean Dream Act Now! Beer & Politics Feb 7

Beer & Politics is an informal letter-writing drop-in open to everyone, held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month. This week our focus is on getting a clean Dream Act, as promised during Congress’s recent budget showdown. Drop by the Westville Pub after work on any B&P Wednesday, any time between 5:30 and…
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Indivisible AVL General Meeting

Join us on Tuesday, January 30, at Pack Library Auditorium (67 Haywood Street, in downtown Asheville), from 6:00 to 7:30 pm, as we kick off the new year with monthly general meetings, which are planned for the last Tuesday evening of every month at various central locations. Each month we’ll give updates on recent and…
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Beer & Politics: Women’s March

Beer & Politics is an informal letter-writing drop-in open to everyone, held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month. This week we’ll be making signs for the Anniversary Women’s March on Asheville, which is taking place this Saturday, January 20, from 11:00 to 1:00. Drop by the Westville Pub after work on any…
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Fair Courts Rally and Press Conference

Think our judges should be fair, independent, and removed from political pressure? Unfortunately, politicians in Raleigh are trying to gain partisan control over the courts and rig the system in their favor. First, they canceled primary elections for judges, and now the politicians are planning to return in January 2018 to cancel judicial elections and simply appoint their political friends to fill the bench and tilt the scales of justice in their favor.
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The Climate Can’t Wait. Call NOW to bring Renewable Energy to Buncombe County!

The County Commission is meeting next Tuesday, December 5th, to decide on priorities for our resources.  We must speak out locally for what we want our energy future to be.  Call the two County Commissioners who are most likely to respond before the meeting to voice your support for transitioning Buncombe County to 100% renewable energy. Their support will bring the votes needed to begin to move toward this goal. 
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Area churches with refugee outreach:
Iglesias en el área con alcance para los refugiados:

Unitarian Universalist: Lisa Bovee-Kemper assocmin@uuasheville.org

Jubilee Community Church: Jackie Dobrinski (828) 252-5335