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From AZ - MA: Our Struggle for Justice

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From AZ - MA: Our Struggle for Justice

Time: April 7, 2011 from 6pm to 8pm
Location: Doyles Cafe
Street: 3484 Washington St
City/Town: Jamaica Plain
Event Type: forum
Organized By: JP Progressives
Latest Activity: Apr 4, 2011

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Come to support and learn about the immigrant rights' struggle for justice:

  • How Arizona’s SB 1070 is impacting the immigrant community and violating basic human rights
  • The successes in defending immigrant rights
  • The current struggles in Massachusetts and Boston
  • How you can provide support and take action
Special Guest:  Carlos Garcia, Community Organizer Puente Arizona

Carlos Garcia is a community organizer from Phoenix Arizona. For the last four years Carlos has worked towards ending and educating about the constant human rights abuses of Sheriff Joe Arpaio, the 287(g) Agreements and Arizona's series of anti-migrant laws. Working with the PUENTE movement and the National Day Labor Organizing Network he has focused on using the example of Maricopa County to inform the country of the atrocities in ICE and Local Police collaboration.

Hosted by: JP Progressves, ¿Oiste?, Kalila Barnett, Neal Bastek, Kyle de Beausset, Jesus Gerena, Mariama White-Hammond, Jeannette Huezo, Cris Lagunas, and Gloribell Mota. Please join us!

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