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February 2018

February 21: Action & Awareness (Charlotte)

February 21 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
First United Methodist Church, 501 N Tryon St.
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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2017 was a year of disruption, fear and uncertainty for Charlotte's immigrant and refugee community. And if the first few weeks of the new year are any indication, it seems that 2018 will be just as chaotic for local families. What’s at stake? And what can we do about it? Find out at this community conversation on immigrant security in Charlotte where we will assess where we are a year later and discuss what we can do to protect and…

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February 21: Love Resists- Immigration Action #DREAMActNow (Hillsborough)

February 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Hillsborough, 1710 Old NC 10
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) has taken center stage as the lives of hundreds of thousands of immigrants hang in the balance of political infighting. But there are close to 11 million immigrants living int he shadows of our country. What can be done to bring them out of the shadows? If we truly want to resist the xenophobia exhibited by our current policies and laws, where do we start? How can we create the kinds of schools, communities,…

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February 24: Interfaith Food Drive in honor of Deah, Yusor, & Razan (Raleigh)

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Islamic Association of Raleigh, 808 Atwater St.
Raleigh, NC 27607 United States
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Deah Barakat, Yusor Abu-Salha and Razan Abu-Salha had big ideas for how they wanted to help the world. One of Deah’s last facebook posts was where he and Yusor were giving food and free dental supplies to the homeless. Razan was a regular at Raleigh’s Moore Square, where she too fed those in need and left personal notes for the recipients. Last year a food drive was held to honor their service to the community. Donations translated into over 58,000…

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February 24: Know Your Rights/ Conoce Tus Derechos (Charlotte)

February 24 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
1148 N. Sharon Amity Rd., 1148 N. Sharon Amity Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28211 United States
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Know your rights before the authorities and in different circumstances. In the face of changing immigration laws, knowledge is power. We wait for you. Conoce tus derechos ante las autoridades y en diferentes circunstancias. Ante las cambiantes leyes migratorias, el conocimiento es poder. Los esperamos.

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February 24: Conozca Sus Derechos / Know Your Rights! (Durham)

February 24 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
El Centro Hispano, 2000 Chapel Hill Rd (Suite 26A)
Durham, NC 27707 United States
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Come to know your rights and learn more about TPS and DACA. We will have immigration attorneys to teach us about our rights, answer questions and offer their services about TPS and DACA. It is very important to be informed and prepared in these times. We invite you to come. Vengan a conocer sus derechos y saber aprender mas sobre TPS y DACA. Tendremos abogados de inmigración para enseñarnos sobre nuestros derechos, responder preguntas y ofrecer sus servicios sobre TPS…

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February 26: Meeting on Lawyers for Immigrants / Reunión Sobre Abogados para Inmigrantes (Charlotte)

February 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Action Nc, 1817 Central Ave. (Suite 211)
Charlotte, NC 28205 United States
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Come to the meeting about how we can work together to assure legal representation for immigrants in immigration court. Currently, the immigration court system is the only court system that does not guarantee legal representation for people. We will also discuss other projects that Líderes En Acción is organizing in defense of our families. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Venga a la reunión sobre como podemos trabajar para asegurar acceso legal para inmigrantes en la corte inmigración. Actualmente, el sistema de cortes de inmigración…

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March 2018

March 1: This Journey (Raleigh)

March 1 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Imurj, 300 S McDowell St.
Raleigh, NC 27603 United States
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$25

***Tickets are on sale now!*** Please join us for a special evening of personal stories told from the heart by immigrants, refugees & advocates. Donations will benefit the NC Justice Center's work with immigrant & refugee communities. Questions can be directed to Kate Hodgson at KateH@ncjustice.org.

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March 1: International Culture Night (Sanford)

March 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center, 1801 Nash St.
Sanford, NC 27330 United States
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Come join us for our 2nd Annual International Culture Night! We will be showcasing the culture of over 25 different countries. Each culture will be represented by an exhibit of art, crafts, games and history. There will be a performance by the Lee County Orchestra. There will also be samples of international cuisine presented by Chef Hamm and culinary arts students from Central Carolina Community College. We hope to see you there! ¡Únase a nosotros en nuestra segunda Noche Anual…

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March 2: Who Are Our Neighbors? Undocumented Immigrant & Sanctuary (Chapel Hill)

March 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
531 Raleigh Road, 531 Raleigh Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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WHO ARE OUR NEIGHBORS? AN EVENING TO LEARN ABOUT UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS IN OUR STATE AND SANCTUARY Sponsored by Chapel Hill Friends Meeting Peace & Justice Committee and The American Friends Service Committee FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 2018 6:30-8:30PM Chapel Hill Friends Meeting 531 Raleigh Rd. Chapel Hill, NC 27514 *Light meal provided *Childcare provided SPEAKERS: -Ann Marie Dooley, Greensboro immigration attorney (and Quaker) -Local immigrants sharing stories -Pastors of Sanctuary churches -Lori Khamala, AFSC staff For more information, contact Naveed Moeed…

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March 4: Defeating Islamophobia & Racism: MERI Workshop (Durham)

March 4 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Judea Reform, 1933 Cornwallis Rd
Durham, NC 27705 United States
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$18

Join Judea Reform Congregation's Social Action Committee at a workshop led by the North Carolina-based network called MERI (Movement to End Racism and Islamophobia). In addition to sharing information, MERI believes in taking practical actions to defeat Islamophobia and racism. In the workshop, we will identify practical steps we can take to organize against these oppressions. You will leave with examples of solidarity actions, information about upcoming events, and other resources to support long-term actions to defeat Islamophobia and racism.…

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