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Dignity & Justice for Migrant Workers!
Date Thursday May 12
Time 7:15 PM - 9:15 PM
Location Details
Our Lady of Guadalupe Church
2020 E San Antonio Street, San Jose, California 95116
Event Type Panel Discussion
Organizer/AuthorInternational Migrants Alliance - South Bay
Join the International Migrants Alliance (IMA) - South Bay in welcoming IMA Chairperson Eni Lestari as she discusses the need to end the root causes of forced migration and the urgency to advance the international movement of migrants, refugees and displaced people.

Eni Lestari, a Indonesian migrant worker and movement organizer in Hong Kong, will be joined by other migrant workers in the South Bay engaged in grassroots struggle for dignity and justice.

The International Migrants Alliance is the first ever grassroots global alliance of migrants, refugees and displaced people established in 2008. Since then, IMA has grown to over 130 member organizations from Latin America, Asia, Oceania, Europe, Middle East, Canada and the U.S.

This event will take place at Our Lady of Guadalupe Chuch in East San Jose, which is historic to migrant workers organizing in San Jose.

Dignity & Justice for Migrant Workers!
End Forced Migration!
Long Live International Solidarity!

Eni Lestari's Bio:
Eni Lestari is an Indonesian domestic worker and migrant rights activist who has been working in Hong Kong since 1999. In addition to being the current Chairperson of IMA, Eni is also the founding member of the Association of Indonesian Migrant Workers in Hong Kong (ATKI-HK), Coordinator for United Indonesians Against Over Charging (PILAR) and spokesperson for the Asian Migrants Coordinating Body (AMCB), an alliance of migrant organziations of Nepalese, Sri Lankans, Thais, Filipinos and Indonesians. She is also the former board member of the Global Alliance Against Trafficking of Women.

For more information, please contact at 669-247-9378.
For more information on IMA: https://wearemigrants.net/about/
Added to the calendar on Friday May 6th, 2016 4:40 PM

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