Defending Democracy with Informed Community Action in WNC

Courage is not the absence of fear. It is going forward with the face of fear.

— Abraham Lincoln

Immigration

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

Nominee Sam Clovis – Unqualified!

Sam Clovis is not an agricultural scientist nor is he an agricultural economist nor does he appear qualified for a position that, by law, must be drawn from “among distinguished scientists with specialized training or significant experience in agricultural research, education and economics" Mr. Clovis holds a B.S. in political science, an MBA and a PhD in public administration. The post for which he is nominated has traditionally been occupied by individuals with advanced degrees in science or medicine.
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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