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News :: Human Rights : Labor : Organizing : Politics
7/28-30 Washington DC: National Grassroots Immigrant Strategy Conference
18 Jun 2006
Together, We Build A New National, Broad-Based, Immigrant Rights / Civil Rights Movement!
National Grassroots Immigrant Strategy Conference

*Together, We Build A New National, Broad-Based, Immigrant Rights / Civil Rights Movement!*

Friday - Sunday July 28-30, 2006
American University
Washington, DC
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/2006Conference/

Information Hotline: (800)598-6379

Please Come to This Historical Conference!

*Conference Registration:
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/2006Conference/registration.htm
Registration fee: $45.00 (includes 6 meals), $25.00 for low-income/students.

*Conference Schedule:
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/2006Conference/schedule.html

*About the Conference
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/2006Conference/about.html


Organized by: National Immigrant Solidarity Network
URL: http://www.ImmigrantSolidarity.org


The success of May 1st's "A Day Without Immigrants" has been an historical turning point for the immigrant rights movement. The National Immigrant Solidarity Network was one of the main groups who helped to organize the historical Los Angeles March 25th "Gran Marcha" and the national May 1st "A Day Without Immigrants" boycott/strike (Please visit http://www.NoHR4437.org).

At this point it's vitally important for the immigrant rights movement to keep the momentum going, and there's an urgent need for national meeting in which community/grassroots immigrant activists can meet face-to-face to discuss how to build a new national, broad-based, immigrant rights/civil rights movement, and to set a 6-9 month national strategy for actions.
We envision this is a broad-based, multiethnic conference of organizers, and we are inviting organizers from African American, African immigrant, Asian American, Latino/Latina, Arab-Muslim-North African, progressive labor, interfaith, LGBT, student, anti-war/peace and global justice groups from across the country.

Points of Unity
We ask the conference participants to endorse the Ten Points for Immigrant Rights, draft by the Los Angeles March 25th Coalition:
- No to the anti-immigrant HR4437 and any other "copycat" legislation from Congress
- No to militarization of the border
- No to criminalization of immigrant communities
- No to the planned immigrant crackdown across the country
- No to the guest worker program
- No to the Employer Sanction
- Yes to amnesty for undocumented immigrants
- Yes to immigrant family reunification
- Yes to a humane path to citizenship
- Yes to labor rights and living wages for all workers

On May 1st, we showed the world that our force, our strength and our voice cannot be silenced from this moment on! This is the birth of a new civil rights movement for the 21st century, and we will fight for our demands until we prevail.
United We'll Win! Together We'll Achieve Our Dreams!

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National Immigrant Solidarity Network
No Immigrant Bashing! Support Immigrant Rights!
webpage: http://www.ImmigrantSolidarity.org
mail: info (at) ImmigrantSolidarity.org
New York: (212)330-8172
Los Angeles: (213)403-0131
Washington D.C.: (202)595-8990

Please consider making a donation to the important work of National Immigrant Solidarity Network

Send check pay to:
National Immigrant Solidarity Network/AFGJ

and mail to:
ActionLA / The Peace Center
8124 West 3rd Street, Suite 104
Los Angeles, California 90048
(All donations are tax deductible)

*to join the immigrant Solidarity Network daily news litserv, send e-mail to: isn-subscribe (at) lists.riseup.net
or visit: http://lists.riseup.net/www/info/isn

*a monthly ISN monthly Action Alert! listserv, go to webpage http://lists.riseup.net/www/info/isn-digest


Please join our following listservs:
Asian American Labor Activism Alert! Listserv, send-e-mail to: api-la-subscribe (at) lists.riseup.net
or visit: http://lists.riseup.net/www/info/api-la


NYC Immigrant Alert!: New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania areas immigrant workers information and alerts, send e-mail to: nyc-immigrantalert-subscribe (at) lists.riseup.net
or visit: http://lists.riseup.net/www/info/nyc-immigrantalert


US-Mexico Border Information: No Militarization of Borders! Support Immigrant Rights! send e-mail to: Border01-subscribe (at) yahoogroups.com
or visit: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Border01/
See also:
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org/2006Conference/
http://www.immigrantsolidarity.org

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Don't Be Too Friendly
19 Jun 2006
Half the attendees will be from the FBI and Immigration.