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Announcement :: Human Rights
United in Resistance for Local & Global Immigrant Rights
17 Dec 2011
Public Forum: United in Resistance for Local & Global Immigrant Rights
Sunday, December 18, 2011 - 4:00pm to 6:30pm
Location
Arlington Street Church, 351 Boylston St.
Boston, MA 02116
December 18, 1990, the United Nations General Assembly approved the "International Convention for the Protection of the Rights of Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families." In the year 2000, the United Nations proclaimed December 18th as International Migrants Day to promote the recognition of the rights of migrants, and ask all member states, inter-governmental organizations, and non-governmental organizations to observe this day. The United States has not as yet signed this Convention.Program:
• Music/Dance by XOCHIPIL
• Introduction - Facilitator: Sergio Reyes
• Bishop Teixeira, OFSJC: "The Theology of Immigration"
• Centro Presente, Patty Montes: "The Struggle Against Secure Communities and the We Are Campaign"
• Student Immigrant Movement, Nataly Castaño: "Direct Action and Lobbying"
• Mass Job with Justice: "Immigrant Worker Resistance, a Testimony"
• AFSC Project Voice, Gabriel Camacho: "The Struggle to Stop e-Verify"
• MIRA , Samuel Tsoi: "Role of Coalitions in Defending Immigrants and Refugees"
• Occupy Boston Immigrant Rights Working Group: "Immigrants and the 99%"
• MataHari: Eye of the Day, Monique Nguyen: "Domestic Workers, Immigrant Women and Our Families"
• Boston May Day Committee, Dorotea Manuela: "The International Struggle for Immigrant Rights"

5:30-6:30 PM – Public Participation, Questions, Opinions, Ideas on How to Continue the Struggle


SUPPORTED BY: AFSC Project Voice, Boston New Sanctuary Movement, BMDC, Centro Dominicano, Centro Presente, Chelsea Collaborative, Community Change, Inc., Diocese of St. Francis of Assisi, Immigrant Worker Center Collaborative, MataHari: Eye of the Day, MA JwJ, MIRA, The Network/La Red, Proyecto Hondureño, SIM

Info or endorsements: info (at) bostonmayday.org or 617-290-5614
December 18, 1990, the United Nations General Assembly approved the "International Convention for the Protection of the Rights of Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families." In the year 2000, the United Nations proclaimed December 18th as International Migrants Day to promote the recognition of the rights of migrants, and ask all member states, inter-governmental organizations, and non-governmental organizations to observe this day. The United States has not as yet signed this Convention.Program:
• Music/Dance by XOCHIPIL
• Introduction - Facilitator: Sergio Reyes
• Bishop Teixeira, OFSJC: "The Theology of Immigration"
• Centro Presente, Patty Montes: "The Struggle Against Secure Communities and the We Are Campaign"
• Student Immigrant Movement, Nataly Castaño: "Direct Action and Lobbying"
• Mass Job with Justice: "Immigrant Worker Resistance, a Testimony"
• AFSC Project Voice, Gabriel Camacho: "The Struggle to Stop e-Verify"
• MIRA , Samuel Tsoi: "Role of Coalitions in Defending Immigrants and Refugees"
• Occupy Boston Immigrant Rights Working Group: "Immigrants and the 99%"
• MataHari: Eye of the Day, Monique Nguyen: "Domestic Workers, Immigrant Women and Our Families"
• Boston May Day Committee, Dorotea Manuela: "The International Struggle for Immigrant Rights"



SUPPORTED BY: AFSC Project Voice, Boston New Sanctuary Movement, BMDC, Centro Dominicano, Centro Presente, Chelsea Collaborative, Community Change, Inc., Diocese of St. Francis of Assisi, Immigrant Worker Center Collaborative, MataHari: Eye of the Day, MA JwJ, MIRA, The Network/La Red, Proyecto Hondureño, SIM

Info or endorsements: info (at) bostonmayday.org or 617-290-5614
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