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

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

April Meeting: National Security Expert Jonathan Tetzlaff

Join us for Indivisible AVL’s April meeting! Security consultant Jonathan Tetzlaff will speak about what may be ahead for 2018 in U.S./North Korean relations. Jonathan has worked for the U.S. government and for private corporations as a foreign affairs analyst and has made numerous trips to North Korea over the last several years. Learn more about…
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Sign Up to Be a Homework Helper!

Help support our new Community Partnership Project and sign up to be a Homework Helper today! The K-5 After-School Program at the Dr. Wesley Grant Sr. Southside Recreation Center needs volunteers to help kids with homework. Sign up for as little as one or two hours a week—or even a couple of hours a month—on any…
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February Meeting: Kelly Garvy & KillTheBill

At this month’s general meeting we welcome Kelly Garvy, founder of KillTheBill, who’ll speak with us about what’s going on in the NC General Assembly (NCGA) in Raleigh and what we can do to get involved and help ensure that our legislature works FOR the citizens of North Carolina, not against us. For more, and…
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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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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