Category Archives: Civil Rights

2017-03-31 Update: Amnesty International USA Migrants’ Rights [FB Feed]

Hisham Abdelrahman

Hisham Abdelrahman

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Help me know about refugees' and immigrants' health! Survey

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Letters for a Dream

Letters for a Dream

Letters for a Dream is a grassroots advocacy group, standing up for the rights of the undocumented, and to advocate for the public to communicate with their representatives to incite change.

Please contact your legislators, like our page, and invite your friends to do so as well!

www.facebook.com/lettersforadream/

Letters for a Dream

Amnesty International USA Migrants' Rights

Amnesty International USA Migrants' Rights

Amnesty International USA Migrants' Rights

Amnesty International USA Migrants' Rights

Act now! #refugeeswelcome
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Tell Senate: Stop the Muslim Ban 2.0

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Amnesty International USA Migrants' Rights

Amnesty International USA Migrants' Rights

Donchris Sniper

Donchris Sniper

Anne Galaurchi

Anne Galaurchi

Here is a short documentary about Hijab made by SCROP from Ifmsa Nl Groningen in collaboration with us, Groningen Feminist Network, Amnesty International, Unicef Groningen and Vrede Jongen. The goal of the documentary is to create awareness and start an open dialogue about this topic. We believe that every woman should have the right to choose whatever she likes to wear, including the Hijab! In order to defend this right, we have created a Hijab project, which this video is part of.
If you like it, please share it!
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Hijab Day 2017 : Better Awareness, Greater Understanding & Peaceful World

"It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept and celebrate those differences". -Audre Lorde- Let's be united in our di…

Raul Colocho

Raul Colocho

Urgent: …

ICE Detainee with Tumor Removed from Texas Hospital: Lawyer

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Erik R. McGregor

Erik R. McGregor

Erik McGregor – Photojournalist

erikmcgregorphotography.blogspot.com

Μαζςο Γαητιηατο

Μαζςο Γαητιηατο

From Hotspots to Repatriation Centres: How Italy Gets tough on Immigration Policies

From Hotspots to Repatriation Centres: How Italy Gets tough on Immigration Policies

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Cindy Kennedy

Cindy Kennedy

Amnesty International USA Migrants' Rights

Amnesty International USA Migrants' Rights

Joe Fabiano

Joe Fabiano

Joe Fabiano

Joe Fabiano

Amnesty International USA Migrants' Rights

Amnesty International USA Migrants' Rights

www.cnn.com/2017/02/03/politics/federal-judge-declines-to-renew-restraining-order-on-trump-travel…

Federal judge declines to renew restraining order on Trump travel ban

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Susan Sacirbey

Susan Sacirbey

Will Trump be Prosecuted for War Crimes?
By, Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey via "Huffington Post

Consequences for President Donald Trump's rhetoric differ substantively from those of Candidate Trump as such may affect his personal culpability over potential crimes under international law and now that he is Commander in Chief. Incitement may be enough to create criminal culpability. — Read MORE —
www.huffingtonpost.com/ambassador-muhamed-sacirbey/will-trump-be-prosecuted_b_14483290.html ? …

Abbie Jenkins

Abbie Jenkins

I'm not entirely sure what I can do to help the cause, but I wrote this song as a way of promoting my views and hopefully as a way of getting the message out to others too. …

Abbie Jenkins – Freedom

This video is about human rights and standing up for freedom. I feel that this subject is particularly prominent at the moment due to the atrocities taking p…

Amnesty International USA Migrants' Rights

Amnesty International USA Migrants' Rights

Amnesty International USA Migrants' Rights shared Amnesty International USA 's photo. …

Protests against the Muslim ban are happening across the country. Humanity is calling but President Donald J. Trump isn't listening. Tell your member of Congress to answer the call: bit.ly/iWelcomeAIUSA

Amnesty International USA Migrants' Rights

Amnesty International USA Migrants' Rights

Amnesty International USA Migrants' Rights

Amnesty International USA Migrants' Rights

Don Lieber

Don Lieber

Immigrant rights are human rights, it's about love.

Love Train

music and lyrics by Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff. Featuring Markeisha Ensley and Moeisha McGill-Jeffries Written by Don Lieber. Additional Videography: Nate Wi…

Janet Garcia

Janet Garcia

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Instagram models accused of 'un-Islamic acts' are being imprisoned in Iran

mashable.com

Womens Rights

Womens Rights

This is important to us all because the International Court of Justice and Human Rights must act now to prevent women from being physically tortured. They have to act on behalf of all women to change the way women are treated and provide compensation for women who have been abused by the government. Women must be free to express and not be forced into prostitution. Government and politicians use women like business, by taking away their human rights and using their bodies. They are taking advantage of unemployment, whenever they want. They don't respect their property, and their aren't given any jobs and rights away from their properties.
Rape is illegal but women are being raped in many countries, sometimes in front of their own families. The rapists deliberately don't wear condoms infecting women with STIs. This is about power and violence. Girls and women are blamed by the society. They are slaves. Please support this cause for your sister, daughter and granddaughter. Like the page Rights"and Share it with your friends or family.

When i was talking with the authority, he came to me and told me why do you want to suffer because of women. I realized he doesn't know that it affects him as well.
He does not understand that over controlling them causes trouble which affects him. Putting the rules of her not having any relationship with people around you also causes problems. I found that he doesn't understand that the authorized gets charged for developing relationships with workers. That is the life that he is challenged.no one has a right over their life. Only one person I found that understands the rights. He was a dictator however never involved in human rights. Because he knew they affected him He joined all the tribe and respected his life as well as rights. The job shouldn't eliminate a person's life and during work time a person should respect what she does.. and when you finish work the job should respect your life. He was a dictator but he never interferes with human rights because he enjoyed it as well.
No one was judging him that he was with a particular person which is caused by all of this is jealousy and selfishness It caused the problem to be killed and raped. If they had right this wouldn't be happening . Even the killer also end up in prison.
Support women rights for your wife and sisters to have rights , your sons will have rights as well

Please go to like page click the link open m.facebook.com/Womens-Rights-295712863940170/?ref=bookmarks

Womens Rights

This page for women's rights, and I hope to see it, and to tell me your opinion about that

Womens Rights

Womens Rights

This is important to us all because the International Court of Justice and Human Rights must act now to prevent women from being physically tortured. They have to act on behalf of all women to change the way women are treated and provide compensation for women who have been abused by the government. Women must be free to express and not be forced into prostitution. Government and politicians use women like business, by taking away their human rights and using their bodies. They are taking advantage of unemployment, whenever they want. They don't respect their property, and their aren't given any jobs and rights away from their properties.
Rape is illegal but women are being raped in many countries, sometimes in front of their own families. The rapists deliberately don't wear condoms infecting women with STIs. This is about power and violence. Girls and women are blamed by the society. They are slaves. Please support this cause for your sister, daughter and granddaughter. Like the page Rights"and Share it with your friends or family.

When i was talking with the authority, he came to me and told me why do you want to suffer because of women. I realized he doesn't know that it affects him as well.
He does not understand that over controlling them causes trouble which affects him. Putting the rules of her not having any relationship with people around you also causes problems. I found that he doesn't understand that the authorized gets charged for developing relationships with workers. That is the life that he is challenged.no one has a right over their life. Only one person I found that understands the rights. He was a dictator however never involved in human rights. Because he knew they affected him He joined all the tribe and respected his life as well as rights. The job shouldn't eliminate a person's life and during work time a person should respect what she does.. and when you finish work the job should respect your life. He was a dictator but he never interferes with human rights because he enjoyed it as well.
No one was judging him that he was with a particular person which is caused by all of this is jealousy and selfishness It caused the problem to be killed and raped. If they had right this wouldn't be happening . Even the killer also end up in prison.
Support women rights for your wife and sisters to have rights , your sons will have rights as well

Please go to like page click the link open m.facebook.com/Womens-Rights-295712863940170/?ref=bookmarks

Amnesty International USA Migrants' Rights

Amnesty International USA Migrants' Rights

World leaders must offer more safe routes so refugees are not at risk of gender based violence amn.st/60168y5QE #IWelcome #16days …

Solving the refugee crisis starts with one clear statement: I welcome refugees.

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2017-03-31 Update: Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families [FB Feed]

Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families

Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families

Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families shared Unfinished Sentences / Oraciones Incompletas 's photo. …

More than 1000 civilians were killed by Salvadoran troops in El Mozote and surrounding towns over several days during December 1982. Today's proceedings are a major step forward for the first human rights trial following the repeal of El Salvador's controversial amnesty law last summer.

Photo via Due Process of Law Foundation

Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families

Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families

Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families shared a link. …

A Janitor Preserves the Seized Belongings of Migrants

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Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families

Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families

PACK THE COURT, LA! …

March 23, 2017, 8:00am – March 23, 2017, 12:00pm

Come support Valeria de la Luz, a transwomxn from Mexico previously held at the Orange County Jail and now in ICE custody at Santa Ana City Jail.

This is her last court to appeal her asylum and be released from Santa Ana City Jail!

Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families

Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families

Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families shared Black Alliance for Just Immigration 's post. …

Black Alliance for Just Immigration

this was about immigration, then the undocumented Irish and European folks would be a part of the roundups. The people being deported are from Mexico, Central America, the Dominican Republic and Haiti. So, this is about keeping America white, not making America great."

-Tia Oso, BAJI National Organizer

Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families

Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families

Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families shared Define American 's post. …

Define American

Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families

Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families

Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families shared Familia: Trans Queer Liberation Movement 's event. …

March 15, 2017, 6:00pm – March 15, 2017, 10:00pm

!!!PLEASE ARRIVE BETWEEN 5P-6P. PROGRAM BEGINS PROMPTLY AT 6!!!

üî•FREE POSTERS TO BE DISTRIBUTED AT 8PM AT GRAND PARKüî•

Join local organizations, groups, collectives and autonomous organizers in the Los Angeles area for Black Trans Liberation Rally, including but not limited to:

Casa De Solidaria

Gender Justice LA

National Lawyers Guild

The Ovas/ La Conxa

Papalotl Brown Berets

Stop LAPD Spying Coalition

LACAN

Youth Justice Coalition

Immigrant Youth Coalition

Trans Undocumented Rapid Response Network(TURRN)

Smash Fascism LA

and many many unaffiliated, autonomous individuals

State-based violence is not new to our Trans, Gender Non-Conforming, Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Two Spirit and Queer communities, especially queer and trans Black, and Indigenous people. Our ancestors for centuries have been disrespected, ignored, caged, abused, and subject to deadly violence since the formation of the American national identity. Stories of family members disappearing in police custody, violent backlash and attacks to silence and suppress us, and twisted politicians using our bodies for political gain are all too familiar.

And while the new political realities in the US and the rise of fascism around the world have many calling for unity, bold action and even revolution, we continue to see the transphobia, misogyny, xenophobia, anti blackness and racism that is at the root of Trump's power reflected back to us in our own community and in the growing movement to resist Trump's agenda. This year is on track to be the most dangerous year yet for trans women of color — even more violent than 2016, and 2015 before that.

So far in 2017, seven of our sisters have lost their lives to horrific acts of violence. These Black and native trans women's lives were in jeopardy on multiple levels before November 8th and threats have only increased since. However, despite the hyper-visible outrage against anti-woman and anti-LGBT policies led and inspired by the Trump administration, the loss of Mesha Caldwell, Jaquarrius Holland, Chyna Doll Depree, JoJo Striker, Ciara McElveen, Jamie Lee Wounded Arrow, Tiara Richmond, and the calls for action from trans women in our community have been met with telling silence.

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This rally is at a public park in downtown LA. This means, most likely there will be loud noise & people possibly smoking near by.

To respect our people and community with multiple Chemical/scent sensitivities (MCS), we request that people come scent free (not using scented products) OR, as much as possible. Please try to have/wear very low scent on. You are supporting others who may suffer from seizures, asthma attacks, migraines and multiple other nervous and respiratory health emergencies. to reveiw scent free products/accessibility check out: www.brownstargirl.org/blog/fragrance-free-femme-of-colour-realness-draft-15

There are a number of benches and we will provide chairs reserved for elders and disabled folks. There will also be some seating on the sides of the sidewalk. The sidewalk may get very crowded at times so look out for our community care/safety team (we will announce these folks at the rally), if you need assistance. There will also be multiple areas to join in at rally that won't be as crowded. Lastly, we will provide rides for those who may need it (which will be announced at the rally as well).

We are currently waiting for confirmation from an ASL interpreter and please let us know if you need a spanish interpreter. If you would like to volunteer your services as an ASL interpreter or another interpreter, please contact asap!

We are encouraging folks to bring their own snacks and water! We will have some water & snacks for low-income folks, elders and those who need some energy.

Bathrooms are available at park and are wheelchair accessible. (we will let you know if they are gendered, asap).

*please note that there may be smoke (sage & sweetgrass) used in ceremony and possibly loud noise from drummers.

Getting Here:

Grand Park is located in Downtown Los Angeles. Grand Park stretches from The Music Center on the west to City Hall on the east between First and Temple streets. With close proximity to major freeways and major public transportation hubs, Grand Park is an easy and fun destination for all!

Parking for Grand Park is available in Lot 10 on N Broadway between First Street and Temple Street. Parking lot address is 145 N. Broadway, Los Angeles with entrances on Broadway and on Hill St. The Lot 10 parking rate is $3.50 per 15 minutes, or $20.00 maximum per day, and $10.00 on evenings.

TAKING THE METRO is quick and easy with these simple directions: Metro Red or Purple Line to Civic Center/Grand Park Station or the Gold Line to Union Station or Little Tokyo/Arts District Station. Plan your best route using the Trip Planner.

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Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families

Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families

Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families shared a link. …

Mexico opens migrant defense centers at U.S. consulates

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Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families

Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families

#DefendMigrants #StandUpFightBack …

Don't Get Your Undocumented Friends in Trouble: A How-To

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Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families

Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families

Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families shared Building Healthy Communities Boyle Heights 's post. …

Building Healthy Communities Boyle Heights

This is not right: ICE wearing jackets with "POLICE" arrest dad while he is dropping kids at school. His kids are US citizens. #constituionalrights #immigration #resist

LAPD Hollenbeck Division

Mayor Eric Garcetti

Jose Huizar

All Roads Lead to Boyle Heights

Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families

Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families

Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families shared NPR's Latino USA 's post. …

NPR's Latino USA

Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families

Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families

Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families shared NPR's Latino USA 's post. …

NPR's Latino USA

A report released Thursday morning by the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP) said that undocumented immigrants in the United States contribute around $11.74 billion in state and local taxes. The contributions come from a variety of taxes, including sales, excise, personal income and property taxes.

policy is informed policy," ITEP director of programs Meg Wiehe said via a press release. as the horrendous impact of breaking up families under a mass deportation policy should not be ignored, nor should policymakers overlook the significant contributions undocumented immigrants make to our state and local revenues and the economy."

Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families

Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families

"As folks who are undocumented and Black, we live at that brutal intersection. We are criminalized by ICE and Border Patrols and we are Black folks, and therefore, we are criminalized by the system as a whole; which is actually why I think we can provide a lens and an analysis that the broader immigration rights system does not take into account." -Aly Wane …

"We Can't Organize Out of Fear": Undocumented Organizer Aly Wane on Resisting ICE

truth-out.org

Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families

Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families

Now more than ever #FreedomNotReform ‚úä‚úä‚úä who are these 'activists' negotiating for? We uplift the voices of mothers, children, youth, transqueer, and Black migrants and refugees who are not negotiating and fighting for liberation! …

Immigration activists open to negotiating with Trump

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Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families

Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families

"ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) occur in greater frequency among Latin American youth, specifically first-generation immigrant children. Studies also show that first-generation immigrant Latino youth are at higher risk of depression, anxiety and PTSD. This is in part caused by the constant stress and fear of deportation of themselves or family members.

These children suffer developmentally and educationally as well. They cannot access basic services such as early intervention, meal assistance or other government programs because their parents fear detection and deportation, even though a large proportion of these children are actually born in the United States and qualify for these programs. This results in even greater disparities between the Latin American community and the rest of the country." …

A 5-year-old with PTSD: the reality of deportation policies

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Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families

Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families

#ProhibidoOlvidar #BertaCaceresPresente #FueElEstado …

Berta C√°ceres court papers show murder suspects' links to US-trained elite troops

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Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families

Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families

Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families shared Immigrant Youth Coalition 's post. …

Immigrant Youth Coalition

Sign and share!!

Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families

Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families

Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families shared a link. …

More than 50 detained in immigration raids at Asian restaurants in Mississippi

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Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families

Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families

Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families shared Familia: Trans Queer Liberation Movement 's post. …

Familia: Trans Queer Liberation Movement

Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families

Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families

"A critically ill woman from El Salvador who was awaiting emergency surgery for a brain tumor was forcibly moved from a Texas hospital to a detention center by federal agents, raising concerns about President Trump's directive to more aggressively pursue people living in the country illegally.

Sara Beltran-Hernandez, 26, a mother of two young children, was bound by her hands and feet and removed by wheelchair from Huguley Hospital in Fort Worth late Wednesday by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents who brought her to a detention facility in Alvarado, Texas." …

Federal agents in Texas move hospitalized Salvadoran woman awaiting emergency surgery to a detention facility

latimes.com

Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families

Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families

Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families shared Voto Latino 's post. …

Voto Latino

Mayan Mamma Motherhood

Mayan Mamma Motherhood

Mayan Mamma Motherhood shared a link to Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families's Timeline. …

What's Killing America's Black Infants?

thenation.com

Elaine Mejia Olea

Elaine Mejia Olea

Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families

Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families

"While the majority of Haitian migrants who have arrived along the southern border are men, there are many cases like Denera's involving families that have been separated, said Guerline Josef, director of the Haitian Bridge Alliance in San Diego, an advocacy group.
"That is one of the main issues that we are having is the fact that a lot of the women and children that were released, their husbands and fathers were sent home or are still in detention," she said. "So basically the family units are being broken, so it becomes really hard for them to survive. They don't have that partner with them. They don't have the father to help out." …

U.S. accelerates deportation of Haitian migrants

azcentral.com

Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families

Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families

"As no one will be surprised to learn, the Central America solidarity movement did not end US intervention in the region. It can, however, claim a number of important victories." …

A Demand for Sanctuary | Jacobin

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Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families

Human Rights Alliance for Child Refugees & Families

#PowerNOTPanic #StandUpFightBack …

5 Ways to Fight ICE Raids With Power, Not Panic

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2017-03-31 Update: Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition [FB Feed]

Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition

Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition

Please sign the petition! Outspoken immigrant advocates are being detained and need our support!

migrantjustice.net/free-enrique-and-zully

ATTENTION! On Friday, March 17th, two Cosecher@s and Justicia Migrante Migrant Justice advocates were detained by ICE after an organizational meeting.

We are asking to ALL Cosecher@s to sign this petition: migrantjustice.net/free-enrique-and-zully and post a photo or video of yourself asking for Kike and Zully to be released.

We will not be silenced, we will continue to organize for the permanent protection, dignity, and respect of all undocumented immigrants in this country.

Estamos pidiendo que TODO cosecher@ firme esta petición: migrantjustice.net/free-enrique-and-zully suba una foto o video en sus redes sociales pidiendo la liberación de de Kike y Zully utilizando los hashtags #FreeKike and #FreeZully.

No seremos silenciados, seguiremos organizando por la protección permanente, dignidad, y respeto de todos los inmigrantes indocumentados.

Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition

Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition

On Wednesday, March 22nd, we invite you to stand up to protect our immigrant neighbors in Rhode Island.

The House Judiciary Committee will face a choice in either protecting our immigrant neighbors from Trump's deportation force, or collaborating with federal immigration officials in the splitting apart of families and our community.

The Comittee will hear H5515 ( webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/BillText/BillText17/HouseText17/H5515.pdf ), a bill we support, as it would:

Prevent ICE from enlisting the help of local law enforcement officials in deporting families.

Protect cities and towns from the threat of litigation as a result of cooperating with ICE, as it prevents said cooperation

We encourage community members to testify AGAINST H5093 ( webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/BillText/BillText17/HouseText17/H5093.pdf ), a bill that would:

It will not make our communities safer. This bill mandates widely discredited policing practices, eroding public trust and making local policing more difficult. And has been publically opposed by Providence Public Safety Commissioner Steven Pare, and also nationally criticized by mayors and police chiefs.

It will drive our immigrant communities further underground, making people less likely to report crimes for fear of being targeted by the police.

ICE's Secure Communities Program has deported several undocumented immigrants as a result of "collateral" arrests, leading to the deportation of those who have not committed nor been convicted of any crime in the United States. …

March 22, 2017, 3:30pm – March 22, 2017, 7:30pm

On Wednesday, March 22nd, we invite you to stand up to protect our immigrant neighbors in Rhode Island.

The House Judiciary Committee (room 205) will face a choice in either protecting our immigrant neighbors from Trump's deportation force, or collaborating with federal immigration officials in the splitting apart of families and our community.

The Comittee will hear H5515 ( webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/BillText/BillText17/HouseText17/H5515.pdf ), a bill we support, as it would:

Prevent ICE from enlisting the help of local law enforcement officials in deporting families.

Protect cities and towns from the threat of litigation as a result of cooperating with ICE, as it prevents said cooperation

We encourage community members to testify AGAINST H5093 ( webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/BillText/BillText17/HouseText17/H5093.pdf ), a bill that would:

It will not make our communities safer. This bill mandates widely discredited policing practices, eroding public trust and making local policing more difficult. And has been publically opposed by Providence Public Safety Commissioner Steven Pare, and also nationally criticized by mayors and police chiefs.

It will drive our immigrant communities further underground, making people less likely to report crimes for fear of being targeted by the police.

ICE's Secure Communities Program has deported several undocumented immigrants as a result of "collateral" arrests, leading to the deportation of those who have not committed nor been convicted of any crime in the United States.

Harry Liendo

Harry Liendo

Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition

Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition

The RI state legislature is considering a new bill, supported by the Governor, to provide free college tuition to all RI graduating students for the first two years of college. As we understand it, this would also include undocumented students since they are eligible for in-state tuition. Join the Brown Progressive Action Committee at Faunce Arch to walk down. They are also organizing folks to testify. BIRC would like to collaborate with them to send folks together.
If you want to meet at the state house: the House Finance Committee is meeting at 4:00PM (but testimonies to start at 4:45PM). They will be in the basement of the State House in Room 35. …

March 15, 2017, 3:00pm – March 15, 2017, 4:30pm

Governor Gina Raimondo's free tuition proposal is being considered by the House Finance Committee on Wednesday March 15th. Instead of our weekly phone bank, BPAC will be coming together with other Rhode Island residents to show that there is strong support for the proposal. We will be meeting at 3:00 pm at Faunce Arch before walking down to the statehouse to make our voices heard at a rally for free tuition before the committee meeting.

If you are able to join us, please fill out this Google Form: goo.gl/forms/JRmAILSDraAFRr243

Following the rally, people will speak in support of the proposal before the committee. If you would like to testify at the hearing, please mark that on the Google Form. At this time, there will also be lobbying for a bill that bans domestic abusers from having guns. You are encouraged to come to the statehouse if you'd like to lobby for that bill as well.

Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition

Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition

March 23, 2017, 6:00pm – March 23, 2017, 7:00pm

Learn from DIIRI staff & staff attorneys what the latest Executive Actions mean to you & the community, about what your rights are regardless of your legal status & what legal resources are available to you locally. Other guests TBA & interpreters will be available.

Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition

Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition

[URGENT] [BROWN STUDENTS AND ALUMNI, PLEASE SIGN]

Help fellow Syrian student Khaled Almijali return to Brown. He is a member of our community who was affected by Trump's travel ban. In January 2017, after a successful first semester at Brown School of Public health, Khaled traveled to Turkey to assist his team in coordinating humanitarian assistance for Syria. When he tried to board his plane back to the U.S., he was notified that the U.S. Consulate in Istanbul had revoked his student visa. He is still stranded in Turkey, awaiting a decision on a new visa, while his pregnant wife is waiting for him in the U.S.
Please sign and share! #KhaledBackToBrown #NoBanNoWall …

Re-issue Student Visa to Syrian Doctor and Humanitarian Activist at Brown University

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Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition

Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition

TODAY 3-6pm!!

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"On February 28, we will deliver a petition to the offices of Democratic Representatives Corvese, O'Brien, Phillips, Ucci, and Edwards to express our opposition to the so-called SAFETY AND PROTECTION ACT" (Bill H 5093). This bill would make it a crime for local public officials not to aggressively target immigrants in our community and allow any citizen to sue them if they didn't…

Sign the petition here:
petitions.moveon.org/workingfamilies/sign/dont-write-trumps-anti?source=c.em&r_by=4643457

El 28 de febrero, entregaremos una petición a los Representantes Demócratas Corvese, O'Brien, Phillips, Ucci y Edwards para dejar claro nuestra oposición al llamado DE SEGURIDAD Y PROTECCI√ìN P√öBLICAS" (Bill H 5093). Esta propuesta de ley definiría como acto criminal que los funcionarios p√∫blicos no persiguieran y acosaran a los inmigrantes de nuestra comunidad, y permitiría que cualquier ciudadano demandara al oficial que se negara a hacerlo." …

February 28, 2017, 3:00pm – February 28, 2017, 5:00pm

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On February 28, we will deliver a petition to the offices of Democratic Representatives Corvese, O'Brien, Phillips, Ucci, and Edwards to express our opposition to the so-called SAFETY AND PROTECTION ACT" (Bill H 5093). This bill would make it a crime for local public officials not to aggressively target immigrants in our community and allow any citizen to sue them if they didn't. This measure forces every local official to be a tool of Trump's racist immigration policy — and it goes against Rhode Island values & and what Democrats purport to stand for. Representatives, take your names off it!

Sign the petition here:

petitions.moveon.org/workingfamilies/sign/dont-write-trumps-anti?source=c.em&r_by=4643457

More information on why we oppose Bill H 5093:

will not make our communities safer. This bill mandates widely discredited policing practices, eroding public trust and making local policing more difficult. And has been publically opposed by Providence Public Safety Commissioner Steven Pare, and also nationally criticized by mayors and police chiefs.

will drive our immigrant communities further underground, making people less likely to report crimes for fear of being targeted by the police.

a state whose hallmark is The Independent Man, H 5093 would require your state and local governments to do what they are told by the Trump administration, whether it is good for Rhode Islanders or not, including reporting the citizenship status of any Rhode Islander to the Federal Government.

** This event is being organized by a new coalition to protect immigrant rights **

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El 28 de febrero, entregaremos una petición a los Representantes Demócratas Corvese, O'Brien, Phillips, Ucci y Edwards para dejar claro nuestra oposición al llamado DE SEGURIDAD Y PROTECCI√ìN P√öBLICAS" (Bill H 5093). Esta propuesta de ley definiría como acto criminal que los funcionarios p√∫blicos no persiguieran y acosaran a los inmigrantes de nuestra comunidad, y permitiría que cualquier ciudadano demandara al oficial que se negara a hacerlo. Esta medida obliga a todo funcionario p√∫blico a ser una herramienta de las políticas de inmigración racistas de Trump y adem√°s va en contra de los valores del estado de Rhode Island y todo lo que los Demócratas pretenden defender. ¬°Pedimos a los Representantes que quiten sus firmas de esta propuesta!

Se puede firmar la petición aquí:

petitions.moveon.org/workingfamilies/sign/dont-write-trumps-anti?source=c.em&r_by=4643457

No har√° que nuestras comunidades sean m√°s seguras. La propuesta ordena unas pr√°cticas policiales que han sido rotundamente desacreditadas, que dañarían la confianza p√∫blica y harían m√°s difícil el trabajo policial local. Adem√°s, Steven Pare, el Comisionado de la Seguridad P√∫blica de Providence, se ha declarado p√∫blicamente en contra de la propuesta, que ha sido criticada a nivel nacional por alcaldes y jefes de policía.

La propuesta llevaría a que nuestras comunidades de inmigrantes se escondieran, haciendo que la gente estuviese menos dispuesta a reportar crímenes por el miedo de ponerse en la mira de la policía.

En un estado cuyo sello distintivo es el Independiente," H 5093 requeriría que su gobierno tanto estatal como local hiciera lo que diga la administración de Trump, sea bueno o malo para los ciudadanos de Rhode Island; esto incluye reportar el estatus de ciudadanía de cualquier residente de Rhode Island al Gobierno Federal.

Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition

Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition

Know your rights! Conozca sus derechos! #NoBanNoWallNoRaids #Heretostay …

What should you do if ICE shows up at your door? Keep calm and remember you have rights.

AJ+

Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition

Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition

BIRC has signed on! Will you?

Please sign and share in solidarity with Water Protectors! …

STUDENTS AND EDUCATORS COME TOGETHER IN SUPPORT OF THE WATER PROTECTORS AT STANDING ROCK

docs.google.com

Megha Sharma

Megha Sharma

If you don't want daca to be taken away, sign and share widely:

We the people request for the president of the United States to pardon DACA recipients. | We the People: Your Voice in Our Government

petitions.whitehouse.gov

Mituberos

Mituberos

Hey! We're helping THEDREAM.US let people that know that scholarships are available for highly motivated DACA students. Want to help one of these students get a free scholarship, tell them to apply now > bit.ly/2fdBXtP

www.facebook.com/wearemitu/videos/1676862035947565/

For all the undocumented students hustling to get an education, this is for you <3 Start my application now : bit.ly/2fdBXtP We are mit√∫

Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition

Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition

Today the 25 workers detained by ICE in Buffalo, NY are starting their #Journey2Dignity to demand permanent protection dignity and respect for all undocumented workers.

The Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition (BIRC) stands in solidarity with the #Buffalo25 and #MovimientoCosecha in their call for justice. …

Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition

Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition

Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition

Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition

Community members SHUT DOWN ICE and risk arrest to stand in solidarity with the 25 restaurant workers detained in Buffalo, NY!

Mass deportation is a national crisis! ICE raided 4 restaurants and detained 25 workers last week in the same place.

Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition supports #MovimientoCosecha and we stand with the #Buffalo25

"La Semana pasada, Inmigracion detuvo a mas de 25 trabajadores de restaurante en Buffalo NY. Necesitamos proteccion permanente, dignidad y respecto para nuestras comunidades se sientan seguras. Nosotros apoyamos a los #buffalo25" …

Community members and activists shut down ICE Field Office and risk arrest in support of #Buffalo25

buffalo25.com

Movimiento Cosecha

Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition

Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition

Folks in Rhode Island/Gente de Rhode Island:

Don't miss this opportunity to learn about the Cosecha Movement- a growing popular movement for the permanent protection, dignity and respect of all immigrants!

No percas esta oportunidad de aprender sobre Movimiento Cosecha– un movimiento popular para la proteccion permanente, el respeto, y la dignidad para todos los inmigrantes!

TODAY at 5pm! HOY a las 5pm!

October/octubre 1 (Saturday/s√°bado)
5-7 pm: Providence
Oficinas de ONA / Offices of ONA
122 Manton Ave. Providence, RI

They will have pizza!

Cosecha Tour MA y RI / Gira de Cosecha de MA y RI

September 10, 2016, 3:00pm – September 24, 2016, 2:00pm

Heard about Cosecha?? We are a growing popular movement for the permanent protection, respect, and dignity of all immigrants, and we are expanding in Massachusetts and Rhode Island! We are holding traings and workshops across the two states in September and October. Don't miss your chance to learn more about Cosecha's culture, strategy, and principles. Respond below if you wan to be a part of one of these workshops or would like to bring Cosecha to your city, or sign up for a training here: actionnetwork.org/forms/sign-up-for-a-training-apuntese-para-un-entrenamiento

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Has escuchado de Cosecha?? Somos un movimiento popular para la proteccion permanente, el respeto, y la dignidad para todos los inmigrantes, y estamos expandiendo en Massachusetts y Rhode Island! Vamos a tener entrenamientos y talleres en varios lugares en los dos estados durantes los meses de septiembre y octubre. No pierdas tu oportunidad de aprender mas sobre la cultura, la estrategia, y los principios de Cosecha. Responde aquí si quiere ser parte de unos de estos talleres o si quieres tener un taller de Cosecha en tu ciudad, o regístrate para un entrenamiento aqui: actionnetwork.org/forms/sign-up-for-a-training-apuntese-para-un-entrenamiento

September/septiembre 10 (Saturday/s√°bado)

8:30 am – 4 pm: Lynn/Salem

Immaculate Conception Church / Iglesia de la Concepción Inmaculada

15 Hawthorn Blvd, Salem

September/septiembre 10 (Saturday/s√°bado)

5 -7 pm: New Bedford

CEDC, 1285 Acushnet Ave.

October/octubre 1 (Saturday/s√°bado)

5-7 pm: Providence

Oficinas de ONA / Offices of ONA

122 Manton Ave. Providence, RI

October/octubre 1 (Saturday/s√°bado)

3-6 pm: New Bedford de nuevo!

CEDC, 1285 Acushnet Ave.

October/octubre 2 (Sunday/domingo)

1-4 PM: Framingham

Framingham Public Library

49 Lexington St. Framingham, MA 01702

October/octubre 24 (Monday/lunes)

6:30 – 9 pm: Brockton

Location TBA

Lugar se determinar√°

October/octubre 27, 28, o 30 (exact date TBD / fecha exacta se determinar√°)

Waltham

Time and location TBA

Lugar y horario se determinar√°

OCTOBER/OCTUBRE 29 (SATURDAY/SABAD0)

ALL MA AND RI ASSEMBLY / ASAMBLEA DE TODO MA Y RI

Time and location TBA

Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition

Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition

For currently and formerly undocumented Black immigrants!

If you're in the east coast, sign up for an amazing convening organized by UndocuBlack Network!

"We will have a full day of free legal consultations, workshops & sharing of informational resources from 11:30am to 6:00pm. Dinner will be served.
Attendees should pre-register at bit.ly/undocublacknyc to secure their space and receive further details. Please share the registration form with undocuBlack persons in New York City and its surrounding areas."

If you're an ally and want to volunteer at this event, please fill out the form below:

docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScs6QnjgUZJWuz6nnND6ASNA-ITa9ehHu_HEIfIJrwW27qu8w/viewform?link_…

ICYMI: On Saturday October 1st, we will be holding a regional convening in New York City for currently and formerly Black undocumented immigrants. We will have a full day of free legal consultations, workshops & sharing of informational resources from 11:30am to 6:00pm. Dinner will be served.Attendees should pre-register at bit.ly/undocublacknyc. Please share the registration form with undocuBlack persons in New York City and its surrounding areas.

Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition

Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition

We, members of the Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition (BIRC), are empowered by the collective efforts that resulted in recent policy changes in regards to undocumented students at Brown University. These changes will enable undocumented and DACA-mented students to apply as domestic applicants beginning this admissions cycle. Undocumented and DACA-mented applicants will now benefit from the university's need-blind admissions policy, and upon matriculation, Brown University will meet 100 percent of each students' demonstrated financial need.

This work would have been impossible without the tireless labor of students, faculty, and alumni, especially women of color and undocumented students who are too often the subject of institutional erasure. We recognize that there is much work left to be done, and BIRC is determined to remain active in the implementation of these policies at Brown. We are also committed to continue the fight within the global immigrant rights struggle in order to uphold our values and create a world where all forms of oppression are abolished. …

Brown to consider undocumented and DACA students as domestic applicants | News from Brown

news.brown.edu

Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition

Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition

Apply!!! …

Scholarships for undocumented students with September and October deadlines

mydocumentedlife.org

Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition

Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition

Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition shared AJ+ 's video. …

Thousands of unaccompanied children from Central America are coming to the U.S. to escape violence but how is the U.S. government responding?

AJ+

Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition

Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition

#BlackLivesMatter

"Data released by the Department of Homeland Security shows that black immigrants are detained and deported at higher rates than their counterparts of other backgrounds. Over the past 20 years, since the 1996 laws have been in effect, statistics have shown a dramatic, alarming increase in the number of undocumented immigrants of African descent who have been racially profiled by local police and turned over to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for deportation. Estimates show that the deportation rate of undocumented black immigrants is five times their numbers in the undocumented population, which is similar to the overrepresentation of African Americans in the criminal justice system. Furthermore, black immigrants are twice as likely to be detained due to a criminal conviction. Even though black immigrants make up only 7% of the total immigrant population, 20% of all immigrants in deportation proceedings due to criminal convictions are black." …

Black Lives Matter Co-Founder: The Immigration Challenge No One Is Talking About

time.com

Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition

Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition

terrible. please spread the word. …

National Day Laborer Organizing Network

Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition

Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition

Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition shared a link. …

UC President Napolitano proposes multi-year support for undocumented students

universityofcalifornia.edu

IDEAS at UCLA

IDEAS at UCLA

Support our 9th Annual Immigrant Youth Empowerment Conference (IYEC) to raise awareness about the issues faced by undocumented students, parents and families! We started a Thunderclap; support it here: goo.gl/AAzhc3

#IYEC2016 on #May 28th

thunderclap.it

Coalition for Safer Rhodes

Coalition for Safer Rhodes

Please share and join us today at the State House!

Cinco de Mayo Driver's License Rally

May 5, 2016, 4:30pm

*Español abajo*

Please come to the State House this Thursday, Cinco de Mayo, to fight for the right of all people in Rhode Island to drive without fear! Our work runs Rhode Island! Let us continue to drive to work, and bring our children to school! No human is "illegal"!

Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition

Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition

"Victor will be released! ¬°Logramos liberar a Victor!

But the deportation case against him continues. Please keep sharing the petition! www.notonemoredeportation.com/portfolio/victor/

Movement to #FreeVictor Secures Human Rights Leader's Release From Immigration Custody

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Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project

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Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project

Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project

#TBT Our awesome staff members representing Esperanza at UCLA's School of Law public interest fair. Learn More/Support Espernaza at www.esperanza-la.org/
#immigrantrightsarehumanrights …

Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project

Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project

This workshop was hosted by the Office of Consumer & Business Affairs. Thank you, Patricia!

(Source: Los Angeles Times ) …

Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project

Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project

"For defendants in deportation proceedings, the stakes can be life or death, since some face torture or worse upon returning to their home countries." Immigration judge, Bruce J. Einhorn powerfully writes the need for immigration lawyers now more than ever in this weeks @latimes #unsplashphoto

www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-einhorn-immigration-lawyers-deportation-ice-20170327-story.html

L.A. needs to provide attorneys to immigrants facing deportation

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Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project

Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project

Trump is misrepresenting the undocumented immigrant population by implementing "policymaking by fear, not fact."

www.washingtonpost.com/politics/blame-game-trump-casts-immigrants-as-dangerous-criminals-the-evid…

Blame game: Trump casts immigrants as dangerous criminals, but the evidence shows otherwise

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Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project

Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project

Thank you Sojourners for showing how we can unify to protect immigrants and their rights! …

Sojourners

Letters for a Dream

Letters for a Dream

Letters for a Dream is a grassroots advocacy group, standing up for the rights of the undocumented, and to advocate for the public to communicate with their representatives to incite change.

Please contact your legislators, like our page, and invite your friends to do so as well!

www.facebook.com/lettersforadream/

Letters for a Dream

Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project

Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project

"We will continue our mission of inspiring hope and advancing social justice FOR ALL" -Esperanza #TBT #womansmarch2017 :
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#happythursday #keepfighting #womansrights #womansrightsarehumanrights #immigration #girlboss #march #noalternativefacts #socialjustice #humanrace #law #immigrationlaw …

Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project

Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project

Congratulations to Pro Bono Attorney Heather Poole from Stone Grzegorek & Gonzalez LLP for a win at the Board of Immigration Appeals!
Heather's client was detained at Adelanto Detention Center. After the Immigration Judge denied her client's claim, she appealed to the Board of Immigration where it was determined her client is eligible for asylum.
Pro Bono attorneys have the power to make a difference. Thank you, Heather! …

Alexandria Melina

Alexandria Melina

Hello!
My name is Alexandria Walters and I am with the Public Insight Network. We have recently published a query/questionnaire that deals with new bills that were introduced in California, one of which is about single-payer healthcare. If you could fill it out and share it with members of your organization we'd be very grateful.
Thank you!!

Will California go against Trump? | Cronkite News

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Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project

Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project

"California's chief justice wants immigration agents to stop 'stalking' courthouses." We applaud California Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye's request this week that federal agents stop "stalking courthouses" to make arrests of immigrants in the country illegally.(Source: www.scpr.org/news/2017/03/16/69954/california-s-chief-justice-wants-immigration-agent/ unsplash) …

Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project

Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project

These programs include offering Know Your Rights, General Orientations, Consultations, Pro Bono and Pro Se Assistance! …

Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project

Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project

Guadalupe and her family are facing the repercussions of Trump's immigration executive orders.
www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2017/02/09/for-decades-immigration-authorities-gave-th…

For years, immigration authorities gave this Arizona mother a pass. Now she has been deported.

washingtonpost.com

Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project

Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project

Videos like this one reminds us that refugees and immigrants are not what Trump and his policies make them out to be. …

Dear Donald Trump: A letter from a Syrian refugee

Al Jazeera English

Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project

Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project

Check out This American Life 's podcast about the consequences of immigration policies on real families: www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/611/vague-and-confused?act=0#play

Vague and Confused

thisamericanlife.org

Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project

Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project

Immigrant Rights are Human Rights- We Will Keep Fighting #esperanzaimmigrantrightsproject …

Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project

Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project

ATTN ATTORNEYS: Our organization provides community education and direct representation to individuals detained at Adelanto Detention Center. These individuals are severely disadvantaged by virtue of their confinement in a remote facility akin to prison. This training is intended to teach attorneys how to prepare for bond hearings. We will review the law, the process, and include lots of practical advice.
See link for more info: tinyurl.com/ja5re75

Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project

Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project

Know your facts surrounding immigration.
(Source: Define American) …

John Patrick

John Patrick

For folks who want to keep the social action going:
March Against Hateful Borders

March 18, 2017, 10:30am – March 18, 2017, 3:30pm

"An injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere." For this reason, we are letting our voice be heard in celebration of inclusivity and diversity through a march in Downtown Los Angeles. The march will go from Grand Park by City Hall and will proceed down Hill Street, make a right on 6th Street, and will end at the immigration court on Olive and 6th Street. We anticipate the following program:

10:30 – 11:00 am: Gather, play music, and get to know one another

11:00 – 11:30 am: Voter registration drive (assisting people to register via smart phones and written voter registration applications)

11:30 am – 12:30 pm: March approximately one mile to destination

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm: Performances, speeches and press conference

Of course plenty of time is given for more flexibility, no stress, only celebration of the diversity that makes us great.

Marcha Contra Fronteras de Odio

La marcha procedera de Grand Park cerca de City Hall en el Centro de Los Angeles, hacia la calle Hill St, hara una derecha y continuara hasta terminar en la corte de immigracion en las calles Olive St y 6th St.

Anticipamos el programa siguente:

10:30 – 11:00 am: Reunion, musica, y conocernos unos a otros

11:00 – 11:30 am: Campana de registracion de votantes (asistiendo a registrar a personas utilizando via telefonos y registro de votante escrito)

11:30 am – 12:30 pm: Marcha de approximadamente una milla a destino

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm: Actuaciones/Presentaciones, discursos, y conferencia de prensa.

Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project

Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project

Last Wednesday the Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project and Catholic Charities received commendation from the LA County Board of Supervisors in recognition of our imperative work with immigrants of the LA community! #esperanza #latergram #immigrants …

Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project

Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project

Documented and undocumented immigrants contribute immensely to the American economy and the country as a whole. This is their home too (Source: Center for American Progress). #esperanza #immigrant …

Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project

Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project

if this darkness is not the darkness of the tomb but the darkness of the womb?"
Lawyer and activist Valarie Kaur urges us all to keep pushing, breathing and fighting in the midst of hate and discrimination. …

Breathe and push: Sikh-American civil rights advocate Valarie Kaur's plea to her country in the times of Donald J. Trump.

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Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project

Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project

#flashbackfriday to Esperanza representatives offering assistance at LAX during the travel ban. Trump may have modified the ban, but our services still stand. #fbf #NoBanNoWall …

Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project

Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project

Come join us March 23rd! …

Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project

Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project

Today, Esperanza staff wore red in solidarity with International Women's Day! #BeBoldForChange …

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Iraq/Kurdistan Region of Iraq: Troops Shot at Protesters

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#DRCongo: Bodies of Two #UN Experts Found. 4 Congolese Still #Missing. #HRW ow.ly/TEBx30aoM4b

DR Congo: Bodies of Two UN Experts Found

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#Côted'Ivoire: #SimoneGbagbo Acquitted After Flawed #WarCrimes Trial. Critical Path for Victims. #HRW ow.ly/deNh30aoLPO

Check out this link

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Cambodia: No Justice for Grenade Victims 20 Years On

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Yemen: Attack on Refugee Boat Likely War Crime

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Pakistan: Attacks on Schools Devastate Education

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#Lebanon: Activist Charged for Facebook Post Criticizing Politicians. Repeal Criminal #Sanctions for #Defamation. ow.ly/2ck130ahR5c

Lebanon: Activist Charged for Facebook Post Criticizing Politicians

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Burma: UN Takes Key Step for Justice

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#Japan: Anti-Bullying Policy to Protect #LGBT #Students. Efforts Boost Regional, Global Role on #GayRights. #HRW ow.ly/Phjw30agicR

Japan: Anti-Bullying Policy to Protect LGBT Students

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#Egypt: Aya Hijazi's #Trial a Travesty. Postponed Verdict Caps Extensive #FairTrial Violations. #HRW ow.ly/GcXx30agi2F

Egypt: Aya Hijazi's Trial a Travesty

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Kenya: Protect Somalis Facing Conflict, Abuses, Drought

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#CentralAfricanRepublic: Armed Groups Using #Schools. Preventing #Children from Getting an #Education. #HRW ow.ly/gvTz30abhym

Central African Republic: Armed Groups Using Schools

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#Libya: #WarCrimes as #Benghazi Residents Flee. #Executions, #Attacks on #Civilians, Desecration of Corpses. #HRW ow.ly/t7Ro30abhkY

Libya: War Crimes as Benghazi Residents Flee

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#Venezuela: #MassGrave Found in Prison. Allegations of Serious #Crimes Not Adequately Investigated. #HRW ow.ly/zKCd30abh8G

Mass Grave Found in Venezuelan Prison

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#Bangladesh: Suspend Imminent #Executions. Issue Moratoriums on #DeathSentences as #Inhumane Punishments. #HRW ow.ly/moyU30abgW9

Bangladesh: Immediately Suspend Imminent Executions

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#Turkey: #Crackdown on Kurdish Opposition. MPs Jailed, Elected Mayors Removed Ahead of #Referendum. #HRW ow.ly/yh4830a4syt

Turkey: Crackdown on Kurdish Opposition

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#Iraq: Strengthen #DomesticViolence Bill. Increase Protections for #Victims; Set #Penalties for #Abusers. #HRW ow.ly/Cymb30a2WUs

Iraq: Strengthen Domestic Violence Bill

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#Angola: Respect #WomensRights to March. Planned Protest for #AbortionRights. #HRW ow.ly/RaRU30a2WMt

Check out this link

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#UAE: Jordanian Journalist Convicted. 3-Year Sentence for State Symbols' on Facebook. #HRW #Freespeech. ow.ly/lm9W30a2WD9

UAE: Jordanian Journalist Convicted

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#France: Put Rights at Heart of Presidential Campaign. 11 Questions on #HumanRights for the Candidates. #HRW ow.ly/PJSn30a2WAa

France: Put Rights at Heart of Presidential Campaign

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#Yemen: #ClusterMunitions Wound #Children. #Brazil Should Stop Producing Banned Weapon, Join #BanTreaty. #HRW ow.ly/QZN430a2Www

Yemen: Cluster Munitions Wound Children

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#Kurdistan Region of #Iraq: 32 Arrested at #Peaceful #Protest. 6 Remain in Detention. #HRW #freespeech ow.ly/1sXc309XW0C

Kurdistan Region of Iraq: 32 Arrested at Peaceful Protest

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#Egypt: Possible Extrajudicial #Killings in #Sinai. #Police May Have Staged Raid to Cover Up Deaths. #HRW ow.ly/yUlM309XVNy

Egypt: Possible Extrajudicial Killings in Sinai

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UN rights experts urge lawmakers to stop trend to curb freedom of assembly in the US

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UN rights experts urge lawmakers to stop trend to curb freedom of assembly in the US

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New Protest Restrictions Mean Human Rights Violations by U.S.

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US Human Rights Network shared Gulf Coast Center for Law & Policy – GCCLP's live video. …

Live from Sierra Club's Decarbonizing the Electric Grid Conference in New Orleans, LA: GCCLP's Board President, and the new Executive Director of the US Human Rights Network, Colette Pichon Battle speaks on the opening plenary "Equity in the Shift from Coal to Clean Energy."

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A week ago, along with @uscan, we held Changing Climate / Changing Work, a #CSW61 side event. WATCH: www.youtube.com/watch?v=55TLwPXTBdg

CSW World Water Day Side Event

USHRN CSW World Water Day Side Event On World Water Day – March 22, 2017 – join the US Human Rights Network (USHRN) for a side event and discussion during th…

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Michigan Allots $87 Million to Replace Flint's Tainted Water Pipes #WaterIsAHumanRight #FlintWaterCrisis nyti.ms/2nwaHNY

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"The Trump administration borrowed from the despot playbook by boycotting hearings in Washington before the IACHR." nyti.ms/2nwnWxP

An Abdication on Human Rights

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From @NESRIorg: Five Key Things to Know about the Republican Health Care Plan bit.ly/2orC0GB #HealthcareIsAHumanRight …

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Last Wednesday, we held our Changing Climate / Changing Work #CSW61 side event. #WaterIsAHumanRight

WATCH: www.youtube.com/watch?v=55TLwPXTBdg

CSW World Water Day Side Event

USHRN CSW World Water Day Side Event On World Water Day – March 22, 2017 – join the US Human Rights Network (USHRN) for a side event and discussion during th…

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US Human Rights Network shared NowThis Politics 's The Trump Administration was a No-Show at Human Rights Hearings . …

The Trump administration openly disregarded human rights

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ICYMI: Watch the panel #CSW61 side event we co-hosted w/ @uscan yesterday: #WomenClimateWater #WaterIsAHumanRight …

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USHRN CSW World Water Day Side Event On World Water Day – March 22, 2017 – join the US Human Rights Network (USHRN) for a side event and discussion during th…

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On #WorldWaterDay and everyday, we say:

Water is a human right.

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3 Ways to Say #WaterIsAHumanRight On World Water Day!

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USHRN signed on in support of the WATER Act today. #WorldWaterDay #WaterIsAHumanRight www.foodandwaterwatch.org/news/water-racial-and-economic-justice-issue

Water Is a Racial and Economic Justice Issue

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If you missed #WomenClimateWater live, you can watch the full stream of the event here: bit.ly/USHRNCSW61Live #CSW61 #WorldWaterDay #WCW …

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Can't make #WomenClimateWater in person? You can watch it live here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=55TLwPXTBdg #WorldWaterDay #CSW61 …

CSW World Water Day Side Event

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Changing Climate/Changing Work is starting now!

Watch Live: bit.ly/USHRNCSW61Live #WomenClimateWater #CSW61 #WorldWaterDay …

CSW World Water Day Side Event

USHRN CSW World Water Day Side Event Livestream

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3 Ways to Say #WaterIsAHumanRight today on #WorldWaterDay:

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3 Ways to Say #WaterIsAHumanRight Today!

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Today, on World Water Day, the US Human Rights Network (USHRN) is hosting an official 61st UN Commission on the Status side event on the climate crisis, sustainable economies, and the human right to clean water from the perspective of Black, Indigenous, and Global South communities.

Black, Indigenous and Global South communities continue to experience human rights violations – including the denial of the human rights to clean water and sanitation – the world is facing undeniable and disastrous impacts of climate change. Leaders and human rights defenders will offer important insights, lessons, and ways forward that defend basic human rights for all," said US Human Rights Network (USHRN) Executive Director Colette Pichon Battle. USHRN is co-hosting this event with the US Climate Action Network.

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#WorldWaterDay #WomenClimateWater #CSW61 #WaterIsAHumanRight …

Changing Climate/Changing Work: Women Leaders on Economic Empowerment & the Human Right to Water

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Tomorrow is #WorldWaterDay! If you're in #NYC, come to our panel from 10:30-12: bit.ly/2m2YYmM

#WomenClimateWater #CSW61 …

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If you're in NYC today, Black Women's Blueprint is hosting this conversation on #genderjustice & #philanthropy, and our Executive Director Colette Pichon Battle will be speaking. #CSW61 …

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Today is International Day for the Elimination of all forms of Racial Discrimination:

"States have no excuse for allowing racism and xenophobia to fester, much less flourish."

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Target hate speech and hate crimes, Zeid urges States

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US Human Rights Network shared 1Love Movement 's post. …

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Release the 36 Cambodian American Refugees! Keep families together!

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#right2return #not1more UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency US Human Rights NetworkNBC Asian AmericaU.S. Embassy Phnom Penh, CambodiaSoutheast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC)Southeast Asian Freedom Network – SEAFNCambodian Association of Greater Philadelphia (CAGP)Cambodia Town, CaliforniaVOA Khmer #khmer #cambodian United States Ambassador to Cambodia #unitednation

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Wednesday is #WorldWaterDay. If you're in NYC, join us for our official #CSW61 side event: bit.ly/2m2YYmM
#WomenClimateWater …

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"States have no excuse for allowing racism and xenophobia to fester, much less flourish." www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=21407&LangID=E

Target hate speech and hate crimes, Zeid urges States

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Will you be in New York on 3/22, #WorldWaterDay? Join us for a powerful side event during #CSW61! #WomenClimateWater bit.ly/2m2YYmM

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China chooses humiliation and eviction over religious freedom. …

Monks, Nuns at Major Buddhist Institution Face Expulsion, 'Patriotic Re-education'

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Integration, solidarity and respect for human rights help guarantee peace and security. …

UK Triggers Bexit as the EU Turns 60

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Plus: Rwandan government repression in land cases; Russian police ignoring pro-Kremlin violence; Thai censorship undermining media freedom; Abusive law may be extended in Malaysia; and US relaxing human rights protection in Bahrain & Somalia. …

Trump & Congress Undermine Women's Health; Trump's Threats to Media: Daily Brief

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Yesterday, President Donald Trump said that, by enlisting the full potential of women in our society will we be truly able to ‚… make America great again." Today, he sent Vice President Mike Pence to the Senate to help Congress roll back support for women's health. …

US Congress Finds New Route to Attack Planned Parenthood

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A flagrant attack on women's rights. …

Mike Pence Casts Tie-Breaking Vote on US Senate Measure Targeting Planned Parenthood

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Democratic debate should trump presidential ego. …

Trump Tweets Threat to Change Libel Laws

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China will demolish more homes in Larung Gar, world's largest Tibetan religious institution. Also plans to "expel & re-educate" monks. …

China To Expel Tibetan Monks; India Hate Crime; Brexit Begins: HRW Daily Brief

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The widespread condemnation of Trump's attempts to cozy up to Vladimir Putin is increasingly coming from Trump's own party. Will Trump condemn the Kremlin's crackdown on last weekend's protests? …

What the Trump Administration Needs to Tell the Kremlin

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Drug overdoses are killing more Americans than car crashes and gun homicides combined. …

Responding to America's Opioid Crisis

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The clock is ticking. #Brexit üá™üá∫ üá¨üáß …

Start of Brexit Reminds Us Rights are at Risk

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Good news! …

Ghana Ratifies Mercury Convention

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Human Rights Watch supports Planned Parenthood Action , their 2.5 million patients who rely on PP annually, and women's rights around the globe. …

Planned Parenthood Action

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Man who hit his wife with a cricket bat and forced her to drink bleach escapes prison after a UK judge rules victim – who has friends and a degree – is not "vulnerable". …

UK Domestic Violence; UN Experts Found Dead In Congo; Belarus Beating: HRW Daily Brief

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With Bashir's arrival, Jordan can show its commitment to the victims of atrocities in Darfur by arresting him. trib.al/M0PBHax

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high number of civilian deaths in recent fighting, as well as recent announcements about changed procedures for vetting airstrikes, raise concerns about the way the battle for west Mosul is being fought." …

Iraq: Airstrike Vetting Changes Raise Concerns

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Human Rights Watch expresses our deepest condolences to the families, colleagues, and friends of Michael and Zaida. …

DR Congo: Bodies of Two UN Experts Found

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and I started screaming that we were being kidnapped and for someone to call the police. Turns out, this was the police." …

Belarus Crackdown: Police Arrest Activists, Peaceful Protesters

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Would you go to school if the soldiers who killed your father lived there? HRW Central African Republic researcher Lewis Mudge talks about his latest research misssion. …

Central African Republic's Lost Generation

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Sudan President Omar al-Bashir is a fugitive from justice. He should not be welcomed in Jordan – he should be on trial. trib.al/CFybPAt

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Nation-Wide Protests Over Corruption Take Place Across Russian Cities trib.al/t5wfXAa

Nation-Wide Protests Over Corruption Take Place Across Russian…

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Why has the European Commission been so reluctant to hold Hungary to account for its abusive actions against asylum seekers? …

EU Commission Should Call Out Hungary's Asylum Abuses

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Where is EU aid money going if it's not reaching refugees with disabilities? We'll discuss at this important event in the European Parliament today… …

EU: Ensure Aid Reaches Refugees with Disabilities

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About 25 million children are out of school in #Pakistan. Why? Islamist militant groups have attacked schools across the country resulting in deaths and destruction.
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#SafeSchoolsDeclaration. #SafeSchools. …

Pakistan: End Attacks on Schools

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For 2 years, the Saudi-led coalition has struck schools, markets & homes in Yemen. US & UK arms dealers risk complicity. #StopArmingSaudi
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War Crimes in Yemen & the Saudi-led Coalition

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Join HRC for a Facebook Live on International Transgender Day of Visibility featuring HRC's National Press Secretary Sarah McBride, first trans member of Team USA and VP of Program Development at You Can Play Chris Mosier, Raffi Freedman-Gurspan, Former Obama Admin. LGBTQ Liason and Candace Gingrich, Assoc. Dir., Youth and Campus Engagement Program, HRC. …

LIVE NOW: In Honor of International Transgender Day of Visibility

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For Women's History Month, HRC highlights five courageous women who are using their voices to bring LGBTQ visibility to college basketball. As fans enjoy March Madness, it is important to keep in mind these players and coaches and their brave decisions to live openly and authentically. www.hrc.org/blog/hrc-highlights-lgbtq-visibility-in-ncaa-womens-basketball

HRC Highlights LGBTQ Visibility in NCAA Women's Basketball | Human Rights Campaign

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It won't work. No one's been fooled here. ‚Üí Yesterday, Governor Cooper pushed a sham deal that doubles down on discrimination and changed HB2 only "in name but not in substance, hoping to assuage organizations and employers that have boycotted the state to protest its discriminatory law." …

North Carolina's Bait-and-Switch on Transgender Restroom Law

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"It's a misnomer to call the new measure a 'repeal' of H.B. 2. It's really more of a replacement or renaming, as the new law doesn't differ substantially from its predecessor… You can vote to 'repeal' H.B. 2 all the way to kingdom come, but it makes no difference if the discriminatory provisions remain essentially the same, which is the case." – Steven Petrow , Washington Post

Opinion | You can't compromise on civil rights. But North Carolina just did.

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Today, we mark International Transgender Day of Visibility (TDOV), celebrating transgender people around the globe and the courage it takes to live openly and authentically, while also raising awareness around the discrimination trans people still face. Learn more at hrc.im/TransVisibility and join us for HRC's TDOV Facebook Live at 2pm ET. …

Sarah McBride on International Transgender Day of Visibility

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In a shocking betrayal of the LGBTQ community, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper today signed into law a measure he falsely and brazenly touted as a of the discriminatory HB2. In fact, the new law enshrines deep, harmful and unconstitutional anti-LGBTQ discrimination into state law. Here's a breakdown from HRC's Senior Legislative Counsel Kate Oakley. …

Senior Legislative Counsel Kate Oakley on PBS News Hour

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Text STRONG" to 30644 to call and urge the NCAA to keep its word and protect LGBTQ equality. #RepealHB2 …

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Civil rights leaders, including HRC President Chad Griffin, are locking arms, calling on the NCAA to take a stand against North Carolina's "repeal" of HB2. www.hrc.org/blog/civil-rights-leaders-call-on-ncaa-to-oppose-hb2.0-in-north-carolina

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We call on the NCAA to oppose this shameful HB2.0 bill in North Carolina, and not to reward lawmakers who have passed this so-called which is an affront to the values we all hold.

This bill is anti-worker, anti-access to the courts, and anti-LGBTQ. It violates all basic principles of diversity, inclusion and basic civil rights. Fundamentally, any moratorium on civil rights is not a compromise, it is a contradiction with the principle of equal protection under the law and our moral values.

#RepealHB2 …

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After more than a year of inaction, today North Carolina lawmakers doubled-down on discrimination. This new law does not repeal HB2. Instead, it institutes a statewide prohibition on equality by banning non-discrimination protections across North Carolina and fuels the flames of anti-transgender hate.

Each and every lawmaker who supported this bill has betrayed the LGBTQ community. HRC will explore every legal action to combat this dangerous legislation, and we urge all businesses, sports leagues and entertainers who have fought against HB2 to continue standing strong with the LGBTQ community attacked by this hateful law. …

NC Lawmakers and Governor Cooper Sell Out LGBTQ Community | Human Rights Campaign

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MUST READ via the The Charlotte Observer :

"Legislators and Gov. Roy Cooper hailed Thursday's HB2 repeal bill as a compromise. In fact, it is nothing of the kind. It is a betrayal of the promises the governor made to the LGBT community and a doubling down on discrimination by Republican legislators who have backed it all along.

House Bill 142 literally does not do one thing to protect the LGBT community and locks in HB2's most basic and offensive provision. It repeals HB2 in name only and will not satisfy any business or organization that is truly intolerant of an anti-gay environment and of a state that codifies discrimination." …

HB2 repeal: Cooper turns back on LGBT community

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isn't repeal. This doubles down on discrimination. This is a leadership test. And the Governor is failing." – HRC President Chad Griffin on North Carolina's "repeal" deal. www.vox.com/2017/3/30/15118580/hb2-north-carolina-lgbtq-bathroom-law

North Carolina reached a "repeal" deal for its anti-LGBTQ law. Except it's not a real repeal.

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HRC is on the ground in North Carolina urging North Carolina lawmakers to reject an unconstitutional backroom on HB2 that would no doubt subject the state to years of costly litigation in a shameful effort to enshrine anti-LGBTQ discrimination into state law. …

Equality NC, HRC, and ACLU are speaking out against the bad repeal HB2 "deal" that would only double down on discrimination.

Equality NC

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HRC and Equality North Carolina urged North Carolina lawmakers to reject a backroom that would both continue the harms of the discriminatory HB2 law and push the possibility of full repeal further out of reach. www.hrc.org/blog/lgbtq-advocates-call-on-allies-to-reject-north-carolina-hb2-deal

LGBTQ Advocates Call On Allies To Reject Backroom Dealing on HB2 | Human Rights Campaign

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For Lent, HRC is telling the stories of LGBTQ people of faith and their allies. The campaign seeks to create an environment in which LGBTQ people of faith and their allies can practice the spiritual traditions of their faith in a welcoming, inclusive environment. Here are some highlights: hrc.im/Lent …

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Transgender and gender non-conforming people suiting up and showing up as their authentic selves each and every day help advance transgender equality and visibility in the workplace. www.hrc.org/blog/transgender-visibility-in-the-workplace

Transgender Visibility in the Workplace | Human Rights Campaign

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Poet and novelist Alice Walker has represented the struggle for equality through her writing for more than 50 years. Her powerful words still ring true today. #WomensHistoryMonth …

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HRC's 2nd Global Innovative Advocacy Summit will bring together 30 established and emerging LGBTQ advocates — from 28 countries on five continents — to exchange ideas and practices for advancing LGBTQ equality. …

HRC Prepares to Welcome LGBTQ Advocates from Around the World | Human Rights Campaign

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HRC is calling on every pro-equality member of the U.S. Senate to vote on Neil Gorsuch's nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court and filibuster his nomination. www.hrc.org/blog/hrc-calls-on-pro-equality-senators-to-vote-no-filibuster-neil-gorsuch

HRC Calls on Pro-Equality Senators to Vote & Filibuster Neil Gorsuch

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HRC Foundation releases the 10th edition of its Healthcare Equality Index, reflecting a decade of progress in LGBTQ-inclusive healthcare. A record 590 healthcare facilities actively participated in the 2017 HEI survey, with 303 earning HRC's coveted in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality" designation. www.hrc.org/blog/hrc-foundation-releases-10th-edition-of-healthcare-equality-index

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ATTENTION North Carolina lawmakers: here are a few words from Coach K and Roy Williams as the clock ticks on HB2. It's time to repeal the discriminatory and harmful law. …

Time Is Running Out: North Carolina Must Repeal HB2

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As the NCAA deadline looms on the anti-LGBTQ HB2, North Carolina Republicans Phil Berger and Tim Moore decide to double down on discrimination and add a RFRA" to the law. www.hrc.org/blog/lgbtq-advocates-slam-outrageous-proposal-from-north-carolina-republican-lea

LGBTQ Advocates Slam Outrageous Proposal from NC GOP Leaders | Human Rights Campaign

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The bisexual population is the single largest group within the LGBTQ community, yet they are far less likely than their gay and lesbian peers to disclose their sexual orientation to their medical providers. They also were more likely to experience depression and self-harming behaviors. Actress Evan Rachel Wood gave a heartfelt speech highlighting her own personal struggles of adversity being openly bisexual. …

Evan Rachel Wood on Bisexual Visibility

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Join Black Alliance for Just Immigration and other lead voices on 4/3 as we discuss the State of Black Migrants Under Trump. Register: blackalliance.org/events

Events | Black Alliance for Just Immigration

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Join a broad multi-racial, cross-sector coalition of organizers from around the country as we share plans for a mass day of political education that will fall on the 50th anniversary of Dr. King's "Beyond Vietnam" speech on April 4th.

Register for Beyond the Movement's National call to prepare for the Day of Political Education, and find out how to plug in and organize your own: bit.ly/btmpecall

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The Movement for Black Lives shared Fight for $15 's photo. …

BREAKING: April 4 the #FightFor15 is joining forces with The Movement for Black Lives for a National Day of Protest. On the anniversary of Dr. King's assassination in Memphis as he stood with striking sanitation workers, we are still fighting for The Dream.

RSVP: bit.ly/FF15APRIL4

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"The action will 'go beyond moments of outrage, beyond narrow concepts of sanctuary, and beyond barriers between communities that have much at stake and so much in common.'" …

Beyond the Moment: Uniting Movements from April 4th to May Day

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What will you do to #ProtectTransWomen? …

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SHARE: Check out the Transformative Bail Curriculum that M4BL co-created with partners across the country: policy.m4bl.org/downloads/ #EndMoneyBail …

Downloads – The Movement for Black Lives

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Pamela Moses shared a photo to The Movement for Black Lives 's Timeline. …

It is our duty to fight for our freedom, It is our duty to win,

We must love and protect one another,

We have nothing to lose but our chains.

Treveno Campbell sentencing was rescheduled to March 28 Darius Stewart Birthday is March 30.

If you have nothing to lose but your chains come to our next meeting.

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"We need more than your love and light. What actions are you taking to keep Trans people safe? How do trans people fit in your vision of Black liberation? How are you creating a world where trans people can live within their full dignity?" #SayHerName #ChynaDupree #KekeCollier #CiaraMcelveen #JaquarriusHolland …

STOP KILLING OUR TRANS WOMEN AND FEMMES! 3 women in one week. This is a state of emergency. This is not a time for empty platitudes of sympathy. We need more than your love and light. What actions are you taking to keep Trans people safe? How do trans people fit in your vision of Black liberation? How are you creating a world where trans people can live within their full dignity? How can you push your efforts to greater heights? Because we are truly failing Black trans women. #SayHerName #ChynaDupree #KekeCollier #CiaraMcelveen #JaquarriusHolland

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20-Year Cold Case Ruled a Homicide in San Diego

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Five years ago today, Trayvon Martinteenager with his whole life ahead of himwas going about his day when he was murdered by George Zimmerman. #TrayvonTaughtMe that our struggles as Black people are linked, and the systems that oppress us are also linked. Since the death of Trayvon Martin, we have launched a global movement for Black lives. We demand economic justice and self-determination, reparations and targeted long-term investments, a defunding of the systems and institutions that criminalize and cage us, and an end to the wars against Black people. #TrayvonTaughtMe there can be no liberation for all Black people if we do not center and fight for those who have been marginalized.

#RememberingTrayvon …

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The Movement for Black Lives shared Black Alliance for Just Immigration 's post. …

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Arrests of organizers demanding justice in Buffalo friday. #Justice4Meech …

Mvmt 4 Black Lives on Twitter

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Buffalo organizers take arrests to protest last week's police murder of Wardel Meech Davis #Justice4Meech …

Mvmt 4 Black Lives on Twitter

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Birth In America For Black Mothers – A Documentary "the AMERICAN dream" – Kindred Media

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What's Killing America's Black Infants?

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This campaign had connected so many great people who all share the same desire to support black families. We are so grateful for all the donations, likes and shares! Everyday we get closer to awarding our first scholarship. …

Midwives for Black Lives

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Its a new year and we are busy getting more done for this worthy campaign. We just created a gofundme page where donations can be made. We invite you to donate, share and good vibe us in general. Here's the link: and don't forget that donations of $15 or more receive a sticker or pin so provide your email and mailing address. www.gofundme.com/MidwivesforBlackLives (all previous donations have been added here) …

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Midwives for Black Lives

Midwives for Black Lives

Midwives for Black Lives

Midwives for Black Lives

Midwives for Black Lives

Midwives for Black Lives

Anne Lara Dredge Kuntz

Anne Lara Dredge Kuntz

Midwives for Black Lives

Midwives for Black Lives

Midwives for Black Lives

Midwives for Black Lives

Thank you all for being allies for black lives. We are now set up to take donations and our first preceptor is Asasiya Muhammad of The People's Midwife. She is located in Philadelphia. She will award the scholarship to one of her aspiring student midwives. Donations can be made via PayPal using the gift option to larrea_moni@hotmail.com or can be mailed to P.O. Box 265 Ribera, NM 87560. Donors of $15 or more will receive a pin or sticker as a thank you. If your personal economy limits you from making a monetary donation please message me for other ways to support and receive a button. Make sure and provide your mailing address if you donate online. One of the biggest ways to support Black lives is to support Black midwives! Thanks for your support. …

Midwives for Black Lives

Midwives for Black Lives

Midwives for Black Lives

Midwives for Black Lives

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Midwives for Black Lives

Midwives for Black Lives

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Midwives for Black Lives

Midwives for Black Lives

Midwives for Black Lives updated their profile picture. …

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