Defending Democracy with Informed Community Action in WNC

Every moment is an organizing opportunity, every person a potential activist, every minute a chance to change the world.

— Dolores Huerta

Immigration Action Team

Mission
Use action-oriented focus groups to protect the rights of immigrants in WNC through community involvement and advocacy.
Misión
Usar 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.

Vision
An inclusive Asheville and Western North Carolina that respects, values, and protects the rights of all community members equally.

Visión
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 reach out to immigration@indivisibleavl.org.

FOCUS GROUPS

  • Undocumented Residents
  • Refugees and Travel Ban

ACTIONS WE TAKE | Acciones del Grupo

  • Distributing "Know Your Rights" Pamphlets to local ESL educators | Distribuir folletos "Conoce tus derechos" a educadores locales de inglés como segunda lengua (ESL)
  • Connecting with Local Organizations | Conectar con organizaciones locales

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Keep Calling Against New Version of Healthcare Bill

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Refugees and Travel Ban

Vision: A country that welcomes refugees and values their contributions.

Mission: To raise awareness about refugee issues and advocate for change

Refugiados y Prohibición de Viajar

Visión: Un país que acoge a los refugiados y valora sus contribuciones.

Misión: Aumentar la conciencia sobre cuestiones de los refugiados y abogar por cambio.

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