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May 2017

May 1: Huelga y Resistencia | Strike & Resist (Raleigh)

May 1 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Moore Square, Raleigh, 200 S Blount St.
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States
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Strike to support immigrant, undocumented, black, muslim and all workers: See full page for more information on events in Raleigh and Durham.
Huelga en defensa de inmigrantes, indocumentadxs, negrx, musulmanx, y todxs lxs trabajadorxs: Ven a la pagina completa para mas informacion acerca de los eventos en Raleigh y Durham.

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May 1: Day without Immigrants / Día Sin Inmigrantes (Charlotte)

May 1 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Marshall Park, 800 E 3rd St
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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ESPAÑOL MAS ABAJO Our families are facing a moment of crisis. The administration of President Donald Trump has declared war on our families. Through their campaign of terror, ICE agents are terrorizing our communities. Small businesses in our neighborhoods have lost sales, on account of the raids. On May 1st, people from all over the country will be coming together in defense of our families! We will stand tall and declare that we are here and deserving of dignity! Our…

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May 1: May Day: The Triad Unites | El Pueblo Se Une (Greensboro)

May 1 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Center City Park, Greensboro, 200 N. Elm St
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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May 1st is International Worker’s Day and a “Day Without Immigrants," and workers across the country and the world will come together to strike, march, and rally to shut down the hate and build solidarity in our communities. El 1 de mayo es el Día Internacional del Trabajador y Un Día sin Inmigrantes! Trabajadorxs de todo el país y el mundo saldrán de huelga, se reunirán para marchar y manifestarse en contra odio y construir solidaridad en nuestras comunidades.

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May 2: Protect our Immigrant Friends and Neighbors (Chapel Hill)

May 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
United Church of Chapel Hill, 1321 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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From Indivisible Orange County NC's Working Group on Immigration, Civil Rights and Racial Justice... Join us to learn how you can help protect our immigrant neighbors in North Carolina by: • learning more about how the NC General Assembly works. • reviewing current anti-immigrant bills. • devising strategies to stand up against hate and fight back. Our presenters will be: - Lori Fernald Khamala - Director, North Carolina Immigrant Rights Program, American Friends Service Committee - Cristina Becker - Criminal…

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May 6: Celebration of Refugees (Durham)

May 6 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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In the spirit of welcoming and celebration, the City of Durham has named May 6th as Durham Refugee Day. Church World Service will be celebrating with music, food, games, and community education. Refugee vendors, speakers, and bands will set the mood for family fun. Join us! Free: Parking, Admission, Music, and Games ag All donations will go directly to CWS Durham and World Relief, the two refugee resettlement agencies in Durham. final flyer 3.30.17

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$20

May 6: Don’t Be Mean to People: A Concert for the ACLU of North Carolina (Durham)

May 6 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Ponysaurus Brewing, 219 Hood St
Durham, NC 27701
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A concert in support of the Golden Rule. Join us in supporting the American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina to continue promoting and protecting the civil liberties of everyone. $20 donation required for entry. Get your tickets NOW at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2906800.

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May 11-13: Define American Film Festival (Charlotte)

May 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture, 551 S Tryon St
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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***IMPORTANT*** You must purchase a ticket to attend any of the film screenings. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased here:defineamerican.com/filmfest Thursday, May 11, 7:00 pm Dolores Dolores provides a look at the barriers faced by women and people of color within the very communities they’re fighting for. Through beautifully woven archival footage and interviews from contemporaries and from Dolores Huerta herself, now an octogenarian, the film sets the record straight on one of the most effective and undervalued civil…

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May 17: 5th Annual Undocugraduation (Raleigh)

May 17 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Are you undocumented or a DACA student? Do you believe in education for all? Join us on Wednesday, May 17th for the 5th annual Undocugraduation to recognize the students in our state locked out of higher education and demand that our representatives pass tuition equity in North Carolina! Undocugraduation is an annual event with the purpose of recognizing all DACAmented & undocumented students in NC that are denied equal access to higher education. The schedule for the day is below:…

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May 19-21: Oakwood Lives 2017 – Immigrants! (Raleigh)

May 19 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Oakwood Cemetery, 701 Oakwood Ave
Raleigh, NC United States
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Come see a one-of-a-kind performance at Raleigh’s “cemetery full of life!” Fri/Sat May 19-20 at 6:30pm Sun, May 21 at 2pm. Every year, Burning Coal Theatre teams up with Historic Oakwood Cemetery to present an evening of vignettes about notable people who are resting peacefully there. This year’s theme is “Immigrants!”.  It will be a celebration of people not born in Raleigh but who came here and worked here and left a legacy of which we could all be proud. We…

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May 20: Made in America / Hecho en América (Charlotte)

May 20 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
516 E 15th St. Charlotte, NC 28206, 516 E 15th St
Charlotte, NC 28206 United States
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OBRA Collective presents Made in America, a show highlighting immigrants. "America: A land mass of the western hemisphere consisting of the continents of North and South America joined by the Isthmus of Panama."- Oxford Living Dictionaries "North America and/or South America."- Cambridge Dictionary Join is for a night of visual art, poetry readings and musical acts exploring the Americas and the immigrant experience in the United States. What's it like to migrate to the United States? What brings immigrants here?…

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