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Ducarmel Bellevue, Radio Independence International and Paul Mondesir, AFSC

Ducarmel Bellevue and Paul Mondesir

Ducarmel Bellevue, Radio Independence International and Paul Mondesir, AFSC

Sergo Caprice

Sergo Caprice, Radio TeteEnsemble

Sergo Caprice, director and owner of Radio TeteEnsemble

Stop "Secure Communities" in Massachusetts

Monday, February 14, 2011 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

 

As part of our Just Communities/Comunidades Justas campaign Centro Presente invites you to a Public Event to deliver more than a thousand postcards URGING the Patrick administration to not enter Massachusetts into the "Secure Communities" Program.

Where: Grand Staircase, Massachusetts State House

Scheduled Speakers:

Andres Del Castillo- Student Immigrant Movement

Damaris López- Director of Programs, Agencia ALPHA

Rally and Walk to Oppose a New Detention Center

Thursday, February 17, 2011 - 11:00am

Keeping Families Together

In June of 2010 AFSC help three young people testify at a congressional briefing entitled Immigrant Detention and Family Separation: Not a Family Value. In the packed house were 17 congressional staffers and 13 representatives of advocacy organizations. Co-sponsors included Amnesty International, Families for Freedom, the Interfaith Immigration Coalition, the New Sanctuary Movement of New York and Wind of the Spirit.

Abused: a film regarding the Postville raid

Friday, February 11, 2011 - 4:00pm

Film showing sponsored by AFSC and a number of other groups.

Zacharys Bridge -- Children's Journeys From Around the World to Iowa

Zakery's Bridge: Children's Journeys From Around the World to Iowa is a new book by authors Kay Fenton Smith and Carol Roh Spaulding about twelve children aged 6 to 16 from nations around the globe whose families now make their home in Central Iowa.

The collection, recently issued by Des Moines-based Shrieking Tree Publishing, is the result of a collaboration with several individuals whose interests and talents have made possible a book for classrooms, coffee tables, and libraries that tells fascinating contemporary stories of immigration and resettlement.

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