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4/10-12, 2009 Chicago,IL: NISN National Grassroots Immigrant Strategy Conference

by Lee Siu hin - Immigrant Solidarity Network Monday, Oct. 27, 2008 at 11:07 AM
info@ImmigrantSolidarity.org (202)595-8990 Washington DC, USA

National Immigrant Solidarity Network 4th National Grassroots Immigrant Strategy Conference April 10-12, 2009 UIC College of Medicine, Chicago, IL

National Immigrant Solidarity Network
4th National Grassroots Immigrant Strategy Conference

April 10-12, 2009  UIC College of Medicine, Chicago, IL

http://www.ImmigrantSolidarity.org/2009Conference/

Tel: (202)595-8990

Stop Immigrant Raids! Support Immigrant Workers Rights!
Together We Build A New Immigrant Rights Movement!

Calling for Workshop and Speaker Proposals

Mark Your Calendar!

National Immigrant Solidarity Network (NISN), the leading national immigrant activist network, is calling for 4th Grassroots Immigrant Strategy Conference the weekend of April 10-12, 2009 at Chicago, IL!

The conference will be our strategy planning meeting for grassroots immigrant activists looking 2009 and beyond. We want to send a clear message to the Congress and our new President: Stop Immigrant Raids! Support Immigrant Workers Rights! 

For more information, please visit: http://www.ImmigrantSolidarity.org/2009Conference/

We're begin accepting program, workshops and speakers proposals (See blow our workshop/program focus), please download the workshop proposal form (PDF, Word), and send your proposal to: siuhin@aol.com and info@ImmigrantSolidarity.org 

Our Focus:
The conference will focus on building multi-ethnic, multi-constituent, broad-based grassroots immigrant rights movements run by de-centralized volunteer-based community-rooted immigrant rights activists from youth, workers and community members who can play more active role on campaign formulation and decision making for local coalition building to organize popular education campaigns, such as: campaign to against immigrant dentition, deportation & raids; immigrant labor rights movement; campaign against local anti-immigrant ordinance; and linking the immigrant rights movement with other struggles, such as: anti-war and anti-globalization movements.

We'll also discuss the lessons from the 2008 election and what we should expect from the new President and the Congress affecting immigrant legislation for the next two years. 

Workshops and Strategic Campaign Proposal:
The conference will be focus on the following areas, at the end of the conference, we'll draft a strategic campaign proposal.

- 2008 Elections and How It'll Impact Immigrant Rights Movement
- Linking Immigrant Rights Movements with Other Struggles
- Immigrant Raids, Detention & Deportation
- Immigrant Labor Campaigns and Day Labor Centers
- Housing, Education and Healthcare Rights for the Immigrants
- No to the Border Wall and Militization of the Border
- Strategic Resources for the Immigrant Activists
- Support Local Chicago Grassroots Immigrant Campaigns
- Building a Multi-ethnic, Multi-Constituents-Based Immigrant Rights Movement
- Congressional Immigrant Legislation
- International Immigrant Rights Campaigns

Please contact us: siuhin@aol.com and info@ImmigrantSolidarity.org if you can help us.

In solidarity!

Lee Siu Hin
National Coordinator
National Immigrant Solidarity Network


National Immigrant Solidarity Network
No Immigrant Bashing! Support Immigrant Rights!

webpage: http://www.ImmigrantSolidarity.org
e-mail: info@ImmigrantSolidarity.org

New York: (212)330-8172
Los Angeles: (213)403-0131
Washington D.C.: (202)595-8990

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