Immigrant Rights

GR Rapid Response to ICE - May Training

Date: 
Mon, May 13, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

If you are interested in practicing solidarity with the immigrant and undocumented community, this training will provide you with information and skills to do so. Every week, GR Rapid Response to ICE receives calls from families who are negatively being impacted by ICE violence. In this training you will learn how to directly intervene against ICE violence as well as how to provide support to families who have had loved ones arrested, detained or deported by ICE.

Location: 
Plymouth United Church of Christ, Grand Rapids
Address: 
4010 Kalamazoo Ave SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49508

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4/28 Ally Working Meeting

Date: 
Sun, Apr 28, 2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

The big May 1st March is coming up soon and there's a lot of work for allies to do. We're meeting every Sunday from 3 to 5pm to prep & coordinate this work. Check out bit.ly/may1stsupport for specific areas you can get involved in (fill this out even if you can't make the meetings; there's still work you can do).

Location: St. Stephen's School at 723 Rosewood SE, near the corner of Franklin and Plymouth Ave. Entrance #5.

Location: 
723 Rosewood Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506-2831, United States

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Foro Informativo: Licencias para todos en Michigan

Date: 
Sat, Apr 20, 2019 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

City:

¿Te has preguntado que es lo que está haciendo este nuevo movimiento llamado Cosecha?
¿Te gustaría involucrarte más en la lucha por los derechos de los inmigrantes?

Te invitamos a que vengas a aprender sobre nuestro movimiento no violento liderado por nosotros los inmigrantes.

Hablaremos sobre nuestra estrategia y cómo unirte a la lucha por licencias de conducir para todos en el estado de Michigan y por Protección Permanente, Dignidad & Respeto para todos los inmigrantes.

Location: 
Ministerios Rios De Agua Viva UCC
Address: 
1841 Havana Ave. SW, Wyoming, Michigan

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Cosecha Crowd Safety Training (Calvin)

Date: 
Wed, Apr 24, 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:30pm

Training is in room 280.
As we build up to the big May 1st March, Cosecha GR needs people, especially allies who can be trained as marshals for actions that Cosecha GR organizes. The role of marshals is to keep people safe from violence, the violence of racist individuals, hate groups and police.

The trainings last 2.5 hours and include a lot of role playing, so that people can be better prepared to deal with a number of circumstances we may face.

Location: 
Spoelhof Fieldhouse Complex (SFC)
Address: 
Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546

May Day Detroit 2019

Date: 
Wed, May 1, 2019 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

City:

Please go to the event page created by Cosecha Detroit. The demonstrations have been combined into one joint demonstration.

https://www.facebook.com/events/2267741283458939/

https://www.facebook.com/events/2164223310311423/

Location: 
Patton Park - Southwest Detroit

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Free Citizenship Workshop

Date: 
Sat, Apr 13, 2019 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

City:

Have you been thinking of getting citizenship but need help from an attorney? Join us in collaboration with Troy Continuing Education/Troy School District for a FREE citizenship workshop, where our pro-bono attorneys will help you fill out your citizenship application!

Location: 
Troy High School (Michigan)
Address: 
4777 Northfield Pkwy, Troy, Michigan 48098

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Stand Up for Immigrant Rights -- Eyewitness Speaks Out

Date: 
Sun, Mar 31, 2019 - 2:00pm

City:

Kim Redigan, a Meta Peace Team activist, traveled to the Mexico-US border to witness the trauma imposed by an immigration system that criminalizes asylum seekers. She will bring stories of people fleeing violence of poverty, civil war and a long history of U.S. intervention.

Co-sponsors: Citizens for Peace, Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit, WILPF, Swords into Plowshare Peace Gallery, Michigan Coalition for Human Rights.

Imported from: http://detroit.activatehub.org/events/305930

Location: 
Swords Into Plowshares Peace Center and Gallery: 33 E. Adams, Detroit Michigan 48226 US

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Cosecha Crowd Safety Training (Early April)

Date: 
Wed, Apr 3, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm

As we build up to the big May 1st March, Cosecha GR needs people, especially allies who can be trained as marshals for actions that Cosecha GR organizes. The role of marshals is to keep people safe from violence, the violence of racist individuals, hate groups and police.

The trainings last 2.5 hours and include a lot of role playing, so that people can be better prepared to deal with a number of circumstances we may face.

Feel free to email Alex with any questions about this training (alexk2444@gmail.com).

Location: 
Plymouth United Church of Christ, Grand Rapids
Address: 
4010 Kalamazoo Ave SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49508

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Stand Up for Immigrant Rights

Date: 
Sat, Mar 16, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am

City:

Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit is pleased to invite you to hear David Sanchez, an Immigration Rights Organizer with
Michigan United and Abril Stewart-Valdes, a Michigan ACLU Immigrant Rights Attorney, give presentations on "Stand Up for Immigrants Rights: An Action Agenda for Michigan".

Coffee and socializing start at 9:30 a.m. The program starts at 10 a.m.

Location: 
Royal Oak Community Center: 3500 Marais Ave, Royal Oak MI 48073 US

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Celebrate 2 Years of Rapid Response!

Date: 
Thu, Mar 14, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Rescheduled due to weather -

Rapid Response been doing solidarity work for two whole years - let's celebrate our victories against the violence of ICE!

We'll share food and stories, and there will be time to hear about plans for future work.

We'll bring the main dishes - please bring sides, desserts, and beverages to share. BYOB - alcohol is allowed.

Can't wait to see all your faces!

https://www.facebook.com/events/296232231049141/

Location: 
Plymouth United Church of Christ, Grand Rapids
Address: 
4010 Kalamazoo Ave SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49508

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