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April 2019

April 24: Closing Healthcare Gap in NC (Oxford)

April 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Richard H. Thornton Library, 210 Main St
Oxford, NC 27565
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Educational forum regarding Expanding Eligibility for Medicaid in NC. What is it? Why do it? Financial and Human impact discussed . Co sponsored by N.C. Justice Center and Health Action NC. N.C. Justice Center wants to hear from you and your story about living without health insurance.

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April 25: 2019 NC Farmworker Institute (Chapel Hill)

April 25 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
United Church of Chapel Hill, 1321 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
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$45

Español abajo We invite you to participate in this annual gathering that brings together agencies, organizations, farmworkers, and activists dedicated to improving the lives of farmworkers and their families. Participants share skills, knowledge, and resources through presentations, workshops, and networking opportunities. Farmworker advocates from across the state will have the chance to learn from and update one another on the latest issues affecting North Carolina farmworkers. Please complete one registration per person online. Registration is $45 and includes a light…

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April 25: Hitting Close to Home: Community Conversation About Immigration (Charlotte)

April 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
YWCA Central Carolinas, 3420 Park Rd
Charlotte, NC 28209
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As part of our Stand Against Racism event, we invite you for an evening of conversation on April 25 from 6-8 pm around immigration and how it has affected our Charlotte community. Our panelist will include Jorge Millares from Queen City Unity, Rachel Humphries from Refugee Support Services of the Carolinas, Joey Haynes from Queens University of Charlotte, Councilmember Dimple Ajmeraa from the City of Charlotte Government, Stefanie Arteaga from Comunidad Colectiva and Dr. M. Gina Navarrete from Charlottewomensmarch. Our…

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April 26: Workers Memorial Day 2019 (Raleigh)

April 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
North Carolina State Capitol, 1 E Edenton St
Raleigh, NC 27601
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Join us at 10 AM Friday, April 26th in Raleigh for a press conference and solemn memorial service during which participants will toll a bell 183 times - once for each person in North Carolina who died while working for a better life in 2017 - and will call for the state Department of Labor to do more to prevent workplace injuries and fatalities. What: Solemn memorial service and press conference When: Friday, April 26, 2019, at 10:00 AM Where:…

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April 27: Siembra NC Solidarity Team in the Human Race (Greensboro)

April 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Greensboro Coliseum Complex, 1921 W Gate City Blvd
Greensboro, NC 27403
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The Siembra NC Solidarity Committee will have a team in the annual "Human Race" fundraiser. Here is our team page: https://thehumanrace5k.org/support/#triadimmigrantfamilysupport. We are raising money for the Triad Immigrant Family Support Fund, an emergency fund that is a collaboration between the Interactive Resource Center and Siembra NC.

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April 28: Vamos a la Ciclovía-Open Streets (Charlotte)

April 28 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Latin American Coalition, 4938 Central Ave.
Charlotte, NC 28205 United States
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Acompáñanos en una tarde libre de autos donde los peatones pueden celebrar, correr, pintar y disfrutar las calles del centro de la ciudad. Encuentra nuestra plataforma en la esquina de Belmont y Pegram St. donde tendremos música en vivo, capoeira y zumba. El evento es completamente gratis!! Los esperamos! --- Join us for a car(e) free afternoon where we can enjoy the streets of uptown Charlotte with music, arts and sports!! Find our Stage in the corner of Belmont and…

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April 28: Faith and Conscience Convocation: A Call for Accountability (Asheville)

April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
UNC Asheville, 1 University Hts
Asheville, NC 28804
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The convocation will explore North Carolina’s connection, through the use of its public airports, a local airline (Aero Contractors), and locally based employees of the airline, to the CIA’s Rendition, Detention, and Interrogation (RDI) program that began after the 9/11 attacks. Muslim people were kidnapped, bound, and transported to CIA black sites and to foreign countries, where they were held indefinitely without charges and were tortured. Most were innocent of any offense. Speakers will include NC Commission of Inquiry on…

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May 2019

May 2: Faith and Conscience Convocation (Charlotte)

May 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Myers Park Baptist, 1900 Queens Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207 United States
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Learn - Reflect - Act The convocation will explore North Carolina’s connection, through the use of its public airports, a local airline (Aero Contractors), and locally based employees of the airline, to the CIA’s Rendition, Detention, and Interrogation (RDI) program that began after the 9/11 attacks. Muslim people were kidnapped, bound, and transported to CIA black sites and to foreign countries, where they were held indefinitely without charges and were tortured. Most were innocent of any offense. Speakers will include…

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May 2: Findings of Charlotte Immigrant Community Committee (Charlotte)

May 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Action Nc, Central Ave. (Unit 14) 1817
Charlotte, NC 28205 United States
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ESPAÑOL MÁS ABAJO For the past month, the City Council's Immigrant Community Committee (ICC) has been conducting listening sessions, to hear from Charlotte's international community, about how the City of Charlotte can better support it. On the 17th of April, the ICC will present to the community its findings and propose its ideas for how to support the international community, especially in this time of crisis in our city as ICE conducts its operations in our neighborhoods. Come hear what…

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June 2019

June 23: Durham Refugee Day (Durham)

June 23 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Come and celebrate Durham's refugee and immigrant communities at Durham Refugee Day on Sunday, June 23rd from 3-6pm at Durham Central Park (501 Foster St., Durham). Durham Refugee Day celebrates the contributions and cultures of our refugee and immigrant communities and provides an opportunity to stand in solidarity with these neighbors. This is a family-friendly event with live music, activities for kids, and food vendors from around the world. Please join us! Hosted by Church World Service-Durham, World Relief-Durham and…

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