Immigrant Rights

SURJ EmPower Hour!

Date: 
Sun, Oct 14, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

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This event features a range of opportunities to take action ON THE SPOT to support racial justice in our community. We'll be joined by incredible Washtenaw County organizers like WICIR Washtenaw Interfaith Coalition for Immigrant Rights Huron Valley Democratic Socialists of America Washtenaw County Democratic Party Black Caucus Voters - Not Politicians, and MORE!

Action stations will address issues like immigration detention, gerrymandering, and police oversight.

Location: 
Bona Sera Restaurant
Address: 
200 W Michigan Ave, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

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GR Rapid Response to ICE September Training

Date: 
Thu, Sep 27, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents have increased their activities and are arresting and detaining people in West Michigan every week. We invite you to be part of a campaign to stand in solidarity with immigrants and to stop state violence.

Location: 
G.R.O.W. Belknap 940 Clancy Ave NE Grand Rapids, Michigan

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Immigrant Rights Assembly

Date: 
Wed, Sep 12, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

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Register here!
https://goo.gl/forms/r0jOui8t9N6YM9wR2

The anti immigrant sentiment out of this administration is consistent. This has emboldened other conservative radicals to take a cruel stance on immigration in hopes of getting elected in 2018. We will not let that happen. We will organize, fight, and win!

Location: 
Michigan United
Address: 
4405 Wesson St, Detroit, Michigan 48210

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Crowd Safety Training National Assembly

Date: 
Sun, Sep 2, 2018 - 2:30pm to 5:00pm

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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.

Immediately after this training you'll have the opportunity to put these skills into practice. Cosecha, as part of their National Assembly, will be doing actions right after we get done with this training.

Location: 
1650 Godfrey Ave SW, Wyoming, MI 49509-1304, United States

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People's Commission on Ending the Contract with ICE

Date: 
Thu, Sep 13, 2018 - 8:00am to 10:00am

Kent County officials have continued to ignore the injustices committed against the immigrant community. We have marched, attended commission meetings, held a rally at the jail and met with county administrators, yet they refused to end their contract with ICE.

Location: 
Calder Plaza (La Grand Vitesse)
Address: 
300 Ottawa Ave NW, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

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Welcoming Michigan Statewide Convening & MCIRR Summit

Date: 
Fri, Sep 14, 2018 - 8:00am to 3:30pm

"Coming Together for Our Communities"

Welcoming Michigan and the Michigan Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (MCIRR) are excited to join forces to host a combined gathering of community members, immigrant rights advocates, and municipal partners committed to creating more inclusive and welcoming communities. Attendees will come together during National Welcoming Week to learn from each other and share promising practices. Join us for a dynamic day of networking with welcomers from across the state!

Location: 
Wayne County Community College District Ted Scott Campus, 9555 Haggerty Road, Belleville, MI 48111

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CosechAllies Training National Assembly

Date: 
Sat, Sep 1, 2018 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm

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Allies! As many of you may know, Movimiento Cosecha GR is hosting their national assembly here in Grand Rapids where they'll continue training and building power for campaigns like Drivers Licenses for All and permanent protection.

Location: 
1650 Godfrey Ave SW, Wyoming, MI 49509-1304, United States

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Musicians & Artists Against Deportation: Busking for Demba

Date: 
Sat, Nov 10, 2018 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

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Join us on Friday, August 10th, in downtown Ann Arbor to raise money for Ann Arbor resident Demba Bagayoko's deportation defense campaign.

If you are a musician or artist we need you! We plan to "busk for a cause" on Main Street. 100% of proceeds will go to pay for Demba's legal defense.

Bring your instruments, your easels, or just draw with our chalk to raise money to keep our friend in Ann Arbor.

Non-artsy types are welcome to help out too!

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Demba's Story

Location: 
Main and Liberty, Ann Arbor

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End the Contract with ICE Rally

Date: 
Sat, Aug 18, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Join us for a rally outside of the Kent County Jail, where we will demand an end to the county's contract with ICE. This rally will involve speakers and information about how to become involved in the End the Contract campaign.

There will be water, some seating, first aid, and transportation from our parking location.

Location: 
918 Benjamin Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-1312, United States

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Immigration 101 With P.Pamela Davies

Date: 
Tue, Oct 9, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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P.Pamela Davies is an attorney who practices immigration law at McGinty Law Firm. She is a native of the Philippines and a citizen of the United States and Canada. She is an immigrant success story who understands the excitement, complexities and anxiety inherent to the immigration and nationality process.
Ms. Davies will explain the basics of U.S. immigration.

Location: 
Unity of Livonia Church, 28660 5 Mile Road, Livonia, MI: 28660 5 Mile Rd, Livonia MI 48154 US

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