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Walnut Creek: Immigration panel discussion

Date:
Wednesday, May 30, 2007
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Type:
Panel Discussion
Organizer/Author:
Gail Rodens
Location Details:
Mt. Diablo Unitarian Universalist Church, 55 Eckley Lane, Walnut Creek, CA

Immigration: Problems, Concerns, Solutions
Wednesday, May 30, 2007, 7:00 PM
Mt. Diablo Unitarian Universalist Church
55 Eckley Lane, Walnut Creek
For information contact Gail Rodens grodens [at] silcon.com

The Mt. Diablo Unitarian Universalist Church is hosting a panel discussion on May 30 at 7:00 PM about the current state of immigration rights in our local area. The panel members include Julia Haruma Mass, staff attorney with ACLU of Northern California; Jerry Okendo from the League of United Latin American Citizens - Concord (LULAC);
Carolyn Krantz from the Contra Costa Interfaith Supporting Community Organization (CCISCO); and Arnoldo Garcia from the National Network of Immigrant and Refugee Rights. The event will be held at the Mt. Diablo Unitarian Universalist Church, 55 Eckley Lane, Walnut Creek.

The evening includes testimonials from those affected by the recent Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids, discussions of pending legislation and the status of ACLU's Freedom of Information Act requests to ICE. There will be an opportunity for questions and answers with the panel.

The informational evening is sponsored by:
Social Action Committee of the Mt. Diablo Unitarian Universalist Church
ACLU-Mt. Diablo
Mt. Diablo Peace and Justice Center
Contra Costa Interfaith Supporting Community Organization (CCISCO
League of Women Voters-Diablo Valley
Interfaith Council of Contra Costa County
League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)
Not In Our Town- Contra Costa

Added to the calendar on Fri, May 18, 2007 1:39PM
Related Categories: East Bay | Immigrant Rights
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