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How Immigrant Repression and U.S. Incarceration Serve Global Capitalist Interests

Chandra Russo at immigration vigil in Aurora, CO

Chandra Russo at immigration vigil in Aurora, CO

Chandra Russo attends a vigil at the GEO immigrant detention center in Aurora, Colorado. The vigils are organized by Coloradoans for Immigrant Rights, a project of AFSC Colorado.

Chandra Russo is working on her PhD in Sociology at the University of California in Santa Barbara. Having spent some of her formative years in Denver as a member of CFIR (Coloradans for Immigrant Rights, AFSC’s ally project), she gives much credit to both CFIR and the AFSC for much of her current analysis of social justice and immigrant rights.

Overview

NH-UCC Legislative Advocacy Day

Tuesday, April 24, 2012 - 8:00am - 2:00pm

The Commission for Witness and Action of the New Hampshire Conference of the United Church of Christ will host a Legislative Advocacy Day to provide tools and information to faith-based activists interested in making their voices heard by New Hampshire policy makers.  Issues include tax and education policy, immigrants rights, corporate influence.  Trainers include Rev.

Sus Derechos en el Trabajo

Saturday, April 14, 2012 - 1:30pm

Le invitamos a una presentación sobre:

“Sus Derechos en el Trabajo”

en el anexo de American Friends

Sus Derechos en el Trabajo

Saturday, April 14, 2012 - 1:30pm

Le invitamos a una presentación sobre:

“Sus Derechos en el Trabajo”

en el anexo de American Friends

Más de cien personas asistieron a la vigilia Unitaria Universalista orando por Renovación y Acción sobre Inmigración

Miembros de la comunidad y de congregaciones se unieron para demostrar que están del lado del amor.

 

One hundred attend prayer vigil for immigration renewal and action

Colorado faith and community members gather to show they stand on the side of love.

 

On April 2, faith leaders and community members gathered at the GEO Detention Center in Aurora, Colorado for prayer and singing to demonstrate the faith communities’ commitment to inject humanity and compassion into the public dialogue on immigration.   

 

AFSC Iowa Newsletter April 2012

James Zogby and Jenna Broghamer 3-20-12

James Zogby and Jenna Broghamer 3-20-12

James Zogby, President of the Arab American Institute, visits with Jenna Broghamer, an AFSC Iowa peace intern, following Dr. Zogby's talk in Des Moines on March 20, 2012. For a slideshow of photos from the event, please click here.

The April 2012 newsletter of AFSC-Iowa includes articles on the need for diplomacy rather than war with Iran, the work of Palestinian youth for peace, the failure of the so-called "Secure Communities" program, leadership training for Latina youth, and the excitement of AFSC's Windows and Mirrors exhibit coming to Iowa this fall. Check it out!

Former First Lady of Mexico Calls for Immigration Reform in Des Moines Talk

By Sandra Sanchez
AFSC Iowa Immigrants Voice Program Director

Immigrant Right's E-Newsletter for March and April 2012!

  

AFSC North Carolina Immigrant Rights Program

March/April 2012 - E-NEWSLETTER:

 

The NC Immigrant Rights Program Monthly E-Newsletter serves as a vehicle for Quaker allies and recent immigrant/refugee constituents living in North Carolina to stay informed and involved with AFSC and immigrant rights-related actions in the state.

Vigil at Immigrant Detention Center

Monday, April 2, 2012 - 6:00pm

Jennifer Piper and clergy 8-1-11

Jennifer Piper and clergy 8-1-11

At right, Jennifer Piper, AFSC Colorado Interfaith Organzing Director, visits with clergy Anne Dunlap at the August 1, 2011 vigil outside the GEO immigrant detention center in Aurora, Colorado.

Protest incarcerating innocent people for profit. For more information, please contact Jennifer Piper, AFSC Colorado Interfaith Organizing Director, at jpiper@afsc.org  or call 303.623.3464.

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