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Immigrant Groups Release Welcoming Greensboro Report

Following the City Council’s unanimous passage on April 14, 2014 of a resolution declaring Greensboro a Welcoming City to immigrants and refugees, the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) and the Welcoming Greensboro Committee have released a 50-page report on the Welcoming Greensboro Initiative. The report details the challenges faced by the city’s immigrant communities and provides comprehensive recommendations for steps to improve equal access to opportunity for all city residents.

Framing your anti-racist organizing: 3 tips from the Tyree Scott Freedom School

Dustin Washington, Community Justice Program Director for AFSC's West Region, shares three tips for anti-racist organizing based on his experience as an organizer with the Tyree Scott Freedom School.

Y.U.I.R. Weekly Meeting

Thursday, November 21, 2013 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm

Keynote speech at Seattle Race Conference

Participants from AFSC's Youth Undoing Institutional Racism and Juvenile Justice program were invited to deliver the keynote speech at the Seattle Race Conference in August 2013.

AMOS Lobby Day

Tuesday, February 1, 2011 - 9:00am

Parking is available in the lot across the street north of  Elim.  (Sign says "Central Lutheran parking")

THERE WILL BE NO DSM CLUSTER MEETING AT NOON ON THE 1ST DUE TO LOBBY DAY.  We invite anyone who wants to join us for the de-briefing of our lobbying efforts to come to Elim at Noon if you're interested.

We will be briefed on AMOS issues at 9 a.m. and break up into lobbying groups before heading to the Capitol at approximately 9:30.  We will lobby for approximately 2 hours and plan to be back at the church by Noon for de-briefing.

GSOP Annual Meeting

Sunday, November 14, 2010 - 2:30pm - 4:30pm

The Annual Meeting of the Granite State Organizing Project will be a chance for members to review plans for work on issues such as health care, jobs, housing, immigrants' rights, and youth leadership.  It will include elections of executive council members and an update on the Nashua Youth Services Campaign. 

Immigrant Rights Organizing Conference in Newark, NJ

Saturday, December 18, 2010 - 9:00am - 4:30pm

A day-long  conference on International Migrants Day for immigrant rights organizers to share and learn...

-Tools and resources such as popular education for community organizing;

-Immigration and police collaborations and how to challenge them;

-Detention and deportation;

-Effective messaging and speaking;

-Youth organizing;

-Who is doing immigrant rights organizing work in New Jersey?

 And much more . . .

Iowa CCI's Statewide Convention

Saturday, July 17, 2010 - 8:30am - 4:00pm

Iowa CCI's Statewide Convention:
TOUGH & TENACIOUS for 35 years!

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