Immigrants’ Struggles in the Time of Covid/La lucha en los tiempos de Covid!

Monday, October 12th, 2020

8:00 PM EDT / 7:00 PM CDT / 6:00 PM MDT / 5:00 PM PDT

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This People’s Indigenous Day, join the Immigrants’ Rights Working Group (IRWG) for a webinar: Immigrants’ Struggles in the Time of Covid/La lucha en los tiempos de Covid! We will be joined by comrades on the front lines of the immigrants’ rights movement and find out ways to get involved!

Join us for an evening of discussion.

Moderator: Alexander Hernandez – Immigrant Rights Working Group Steering Committee

Adelina Nicholls, Executive Director, Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights (GLAHR). GLAHR educates, organizes and trains the Latino community in Georgia to defend and promote their civil and human rights. Their work has been crucial in exposing the atrocities taking place in Georgia ICE detention centers.

Rossy Alfaro, Migrant Justice. Migrant Justice is a grassroots organization founded and led by immigrant farmworkers sustaining Vermont's dairy industry. Our mission is to build the voice, capacity, and power of the farmworker community and engage community partners to organize for economic justice and human rights.

Jorge Mujica, Immigrant Rights Working Group Steering Committee, Organizador de trabajadores inmigrantes y de bajos ingresos con Arise Chicago/ Immigrant and low-income workers Organizer with Arise Chicago. Arise Chicago builds partnerships between faith communities and workers to fight workplace injustice through education, organizing, and advocating for public policy changes.

Edgar Franks, Political Director, Familias Unidas por la Justicia (FUJ). FUJ is an independent farmworker union of indigenous families located in Burlington, WA representing over 500 Triqui, Mixteco, and Spanish speaking workers at Sakuma Bros. Berry Farm. FUJ formed on July 11th, 2013 with the hopes of securing a better future for hand harvesters in the local berry fields of Whatcom and Skagit County.