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Immigration Law: What Now? JFK University // Pleasant Hill

Immigration Law: What Now? JFK University // Pleasant Hill

CCCBA and JFK University are sponsoring Immigration Law: What Now? Saturday, February 25, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm   Here’s Speakers! Flavio Carvalho, Esq. Helen Lawrence, Esq. Marco Garzon, Esq. Rafael S. Climaco, Esq. The Immigration Section of the Contra Costa County Bar Association, the John F. Kennedy University College of Law, the JFKU Undergraduate […]

Bay Area restaurants Closed for #DayWithoutImmigrants

Bay Area restaurants Closed for #DayWithoutImmigrants

Bay Area restaurants join #DayWithoutImmigrants protest [Updating]. Excerpt SF Gate. Today (Feb. 16) is a #DayWithoutImmigrants, a protest aimed at President Trump’s policies surrounding immigration, walls and “extreme vetting.” The strike “aims to show the president the effect immigrants have in the country on a daily basis.” In the restaurant world, the protest has gained momentum […]

3 Steps To Fight Against Trump’s Deportation Force

3 Steps To Fight Against Trump’s Deportation Force

On Valentine’s night, a disturbing report emerged from Seattle, Washington, where immigration authorities arrested and detained Daniel Ramirez Medina, a 23-year-old DACA recipient. Excerpt America’s Voice. The DACA program, which temporarily shields beneficiaries from deportation, should have kept Daniel safe from Trump’s Deportation Force. Instead, the Trump Administration chose to disregard Daniel’s DACA status and arrested […]

Conference: Chicanx/Latinx Youth Empowerment 2017 // UC DAVIS

Semana de la Xicanx* 2017 // UC Davis

7th annual Semana de la Xicanx* Summit from 10am-4pm at the Student Community Center on UC Davis campus. Our theme is Sacred Like Water: tú eres yo, yo soy tú. On the week of Feb. 13 – 17, 2017, we will be celebrating the 7th year of Semana de la Xicanx*. Events for this week […]

Together We Can: Post-Inauguration Resource Fair // Oakland

Together We Can! Post-Inauguration Resource Fair // Oakland

Do you feel a drive to do something about the environment, immigrants’ rights, healthcare, Black Lives Matter, reducing bullying, or building a culture of peace and inclusion? Are you looking for resources to turn your passion into action? Come meet like-minded neighbors, local activists, and peacemakers at the second Oakland Peace Center Activism and Advocacy […]

To Protect Undocumented Immigrants, Los Angeles Will No Longer Arrest Street Vendors

Los Angeles Protects Undocumented Immigrants Who Are Street Vendors

When President Donald Trump signed an executive to dismantle sanctuary cities, Los Angeles proudly stood with its undocumented community. Excerpt Remezcla Despite Trump’s promise to withhold federal funding from cities refusing to detain undocumented immigrants for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, LA Mayor Eric Garcetti said he won’t cooperate with Trump if it comes at the expense of […]

SOLTRON! SF Latino band fights against Trump.

SOLTRON! SF Latino band fights against Trump.

Soltron, A New Musical Message of Resistance Soltron’s activism is what Talib Kweli once called “the beautiful struggle”: a mix of political determination and feel-good party music. See below 2 great videos! Excerpt KQED. Video:   About: The band music influences come from Cuba, Brazil, Central America — but their life in the Mission District […]

FIRST TIME HOMEBUYER’S WORKSHOP // Hayward

FIRST TIME HOMEBUYER’S WORKSHOP // Hayward

FIRST TIME HOME BUYER? Registration for the first time home-buyer workshop taking place on Saturday February 18 is now open. Register online www.a1chs.org Come learn about available down payment assistance programs, you may qualify for up to 70k in down payment assistance! Join A-1 Community Housing Services to learn how to become a successful homeowner […]

DREAMERS/DACA Law to be Repealed?

DREAMERS/DACA Law Repealed?

Unauthorized immigrants covered by DACA face uncertain future? In recent days, VOX.com has received 6 leaked documents [see bottom link]. 2 of these have become true and signed into executive order.  One of the remaining leaked documents reveals ending the DACA program, and may put an end to the Obama administration program that protected young […]

FREE! BILL MAHER first HBO episode in 2017

FREE! BILL MAHER first HBO episode in 2017

Wow! The first 2017 HBO episode of Bill Maher SHOW is totally FREE! Here’s our absolute favorite way to get informed about Politics; straight with no bullshit, plus with a Comedic way. Hey, what about CNN News? Here’s reasons why we used to like CNN, and why we don’t watch it as much. Click here. […]