Immigration Justice: The National Immigration Law Center is concerned about President Biden reinstituting migrant family detention at the border. Go here to learn more and share your thoughts with the President.
LGBTQ Rights: In this segment from the PBS NewsHour, parents of transgender children and youth speak to efforts made by states to restrict the rights of transgender children and the toll it takes on them and their families.
March 27th – The Redress Movement offers a webinar, “Lessons from the Field: Research for Repair”, 3 pm. Redressing segregation begins with understanding segregation. Get details and register here.
April 11th – Pisgah Legal Services offers an “Immigration Lunch and Learn”,noon,at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church. Get details here.
April 1st – A coalition of community groups are launching a neighborhood canvass and petition campaign to demand TDA Legacy Investment from Tourism (LIFT) funds be used for affordable housing for service workers and for worker representation on the new LIFT committee. The campaign, slated to run through April and May, seeks to collect 2,000+ signatures of support to take back to the TDA (Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority) in June. It begins with a launch party and presentation at Different Wrld (701 Haywood Road) on Saturday, April 1st at 1 pm. To RSVP, go here. More details on the campaign, the coalition, canvass dates and times can be found here.
April 11th – 14th – “Activating Indigenous Beats: Hip Hop Nativo Festival” at UNCA. Get details here.
April 14th – 23rd – “Faith Climate Week” sponsored by the NC Council of Churches. Get details here.
April 22nd – 23rd – Racial Equity Institute training. Registration is now open for those interested. Complete this form to express interest.
May 11th – “Private Plunder of Public Goods: The Threat of Medicare Privatization and the Need for Single Payer”, a presentation of Dr. Susan Rogers, 7 pm, at First Congregational UCC, 20 Oak Street. Get details from this flyer.