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

Stand Up for Fair Courts & Fair Votes in NC

Help fight back against ongoing efforts during the NC General Assembly’s “Suppression Session” to attack our judiciary and revive voting restrictions in North Carolina! Join the “Fair Courts, Fair Votes” Day of Action on Tuesday, June 5, at 2:00 p.m. at Bicentennial Plaza (1 E. Edenton St) in Raleigh. To share a ride from the…
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Help Us Monitor Legislative Hearings

Help us keep track on what’s going on in the State Legislature in Raleigh! We’re looking for volunteers to listen to and summarize the legislative hearings at the NC General Assembly scheduled for April 25 through May 2, in advance of the 2018 short session starting May 16.  Can you help? Sign up here and help us monitor…
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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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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