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Living Without Borders encuentro * Nov 6-8, 2009 * Las Vegas, Nevada * Pass it on!

by Charles Johnson Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009 at 8:48 AM
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The 2nd annual Living Without Borders encuentro will be held from Friday, November 6 to Sunday, November 8, 2009, in Las Vegas, Nevada, on the campus of University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Workshops, presentations, film showings, tabling by community artists and organizations, and conversation. * Keynotes by RINKU SEN (author, The Accidental American) and HILDA GARCIA (from La Mujer Obrera autonomous women's community in El Paso, Texas). * A free show with Pan de Sal, Fe with Rebel Diaz, Paria B, EarthStone, and DUWOPRose The Vinylist. * Free breakfast and lunch will be provided for those who register in advance. All are welcome!

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*** We are counting on you to spread the word for us! Please forward
*** this message to any friends, family, colleagues, bulletin boards,
*** listservs, or web pages that might be interested in the event!
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2nd Annual Living Without Borders / Viviendo Sin Fronteras encuentro
November 6-8, 2009
Las Vegas, Nevada

REGISTER TODAY: <http://livingwithoutborders.org/>

WHAT IS LIVING WITHOUT BORDERS?
-------------------------------
The 2nd annual Living Without Borders encuentro will be held from
Friday, November 6 to Sunday, November 8, 2009, in Las Vegas, Nevada,
on the campus of University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Living Without Borders / Viviendo Sin Fronteras is an encuentro
sponsored by the United Coalition for Im/migrant Rights in Las Vegas,
which will bring together hundreds of activists and community members,
for a weekend of discussion, action, transformation, love and
entertainment devoted to immigration freedom, raising consciousness,
and organizing in our communities. This year's encuentro will be
devoted to the theme of "Building Autonomous Communities y Celebrando
Cambio Social."

WHAT CAN I DO THERE?
--------------------
Living Without Borders is based around discussions, workshops, and
presentations which give participants the opportunity to share skills,
share ideas, discuss important issues, increase their multidimensional
consciousness, organize campaigns, and have fun as a community.

Keynote addresses by:

* Author RINKU SEN ("The Accidental American: Immigration and
Citizenship in the Age of Globalization")

* HILDA GARCIA, a representative from LA MUJER OBRERA autonomous
community in El Paso, Texas (<http://www.mujerobrera.org/>).

Throughout the encuentro, there will be workshops on immigration
freedom, the criminalization of immigrants, the interconnection of
struggles, community organizing, deconstructing of systems of
oppression, creating autonomous communities, environmental justice,
movement(s) building, activist skill-shares, defending social justice
through language, and more.

We encourage participants (that means *you*) to propose and facilitate
their own workshops about issues and projects that matter to them.
(Have a great idea for a workshop? Fill out our online form to propose
it at <http://livingwithoutborders.org/workshops>.)

In addition to the keynotes and the workshops, there'll be meals to
share, with a free breakfast and lunch. There'll be tabling space for
participants to connect with artists and organizations in the
community, and for participants and organizations to display
information, art, zines, and things they have made. (If you or a group
you are a part of would be interested in tabling at the encuentro, you
can sign up at <http://livingwithoutborders.org/tabling>.) And
there'll be cultura, art, a free concert -- featuring PAN DE SAL, FE
with REBEL DIAZ, PARIA B, EARTHSTONE, and DUWOPROSE THE VINYLIST -- as
well as a bit of teatro rascuache, and some hands-on activism for
social justice.

**Free breakfast and lunch will be provided for those who register in
advance.**

Past workshops at Living Without Borders have included:

* Presentations on the criminalization of immigrants, imagining a
world without borders, and the interconnection of struggles like
immigration freedom, anti-racism, queer liberation, and feminism.

* Skill-shares on activist techniques and on defending social justice
through arguments and language.

* Showings of films like "Easy Targets / Los Vulnerables" on the
immigrant struggle.

* Group discussions on organizing and strategy, like "Our Time Is Now
/ We Are the Ones We Have Been Waiting For: how to enact our vision of
transformation."

FOR MORE INFORMATION:
---------------------
Website: <http://livingwithoutborders.org/>
Twitter: <http://twitter.com/lv_sinfronteras>
E-mail: Organizers <organizers@livingwithoutborders.org>

If you or a group you are a part of would be interested in tabling at
the encuentro, you can sign up at
<http://livingwithoutborders.org/tabling>.

PLEASE FORWARD THIS E-MAIL FAR AND WIDE! Send it to friends and e-mail
lists, post it on your website, blog, or bulletin board... we are
counting on YOU to help us spread the word. A fresh copy of the e-mail
can be sent from our website at:
<http://livingwithoutborders.org/spread-the-word>

Thank you, and we hope to see you there!

United Coalition for Im/migrant Rights
Organizers of the 2009 Living Without Borders encuentro
Las Vegas, Nevada

ABOUT U.C.I.R.
--------------
The United Coalition for Im/migrant Rights, UCIR, is an activist group
for immigration freedom based in Las Vegas, Nevada. We meet regularly
on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. We sponsor
educational forums and know-your-rights workshops, and we work
together with other community organizers to organize actions such as
the May 23, 2008 "March for the DREAM" and the annual May 1 march for
immigrant rights.

We created "Living Without Borders / Viviendo Sin Fronteras" with a
vision centered on the belief that social justice is not possible
without engaging in a multidimensional struggle to eradicate all unven
power relationships and discriminatory forces in society — including
the enforcement of national borders, the segregation of people based
on arbitrary lines of political jurisdiction, and the construction of
privilege for officially-recognized "citizens" over immigrants and
migrants. We hope the encuentro will open up a space for discussion on
the fundamentals of a borderless consciousness, and the application of
these fundamentals through activism. We aim to create an encounter
that will instill the spirit of grassroots organizing in hopes to
awaken, inspire, and reinvigorate the activist within each of us.
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