Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Southern California Immigration Coalition Conference

Southern California Immigration Coalition
CA Statewide (Im)migrant Rights Conference: Building a Movement to Stop ICE & Police Repression

Saturday, March 26 2011
8:00AM - 3:30PM
Santee Education Complex
1921 Maple Ave. LA, CA 90011

Plenty of FREE Parking
Child care will be provided
Lunch will be provided

Conference Program
MC: Adrian Alvarez

Conference Registration: 8:00AM - 9:00AM

Conference Opening: 9:00AM

Opening statement: Assembly member Gil Cedillo (5 Minutes)

SCIC Welcome statement: Daniel Montes, Union del Barrio (10 minutes)

Solidarity Statements: Andres Garcia, New York Immigrant Community Empowerment- Live via Skype (5 minutes)

Anh Pham (via Skype), Minnesota Immigrant Rights Action Committee, Minnesota (5 minutes)

Soledad "Chole" Alatorre, Hermandad Mexicana (5 minutes)

1) ICE Raids/E-Verify/287(g)/Secure Communities
Location: Student Cafeteria
Moderators: Carlos Montes, Community Service Organization and Fight Back News & Natividad Carrera, S.C.I.C

Panelists: (10 minutes per speaker)
Adriana Garcia Cabrera, May 1st Coalition/Dignity Campaign, San Jose, Pablo Alvarado, National Day Laborer Organizing Network- Los Angeles Alfonso Gonzalez, New York May 1st Coalition, New York Salvador Reza, Puente, Phoenix, Arizona Adriana Jasso, Raza Rights Coalition, Project of Union del Barrio, San Diego

2) Drivers Licenses/Police Checkpoints & Car Impounds
Location: Auditorium
Moderators: Julia Wallace, South Central Neighborhood Council & Mario Brito, Witness for Peace Southwest

Panelists -10 minutes per speaker

Cynthia Anderson Barker, National Lawyers Guild, Los Angeles, Miguel Robles, Alianza Latinoamericana por los Derechos de los Inmigrantes - San Francisco, Sol Porras, Francisco Romero, Todo el Poder al Pueblo, Oxnard, Elizabeth Robles, Inland Congregations United for Change, Our Lady of Soledad Church, Coachella, Pablo Aceves, Comite de Derechos Humanos- Digna Ochoa, Barrio Logan, San Diego, Representative, Gil Cedillo, Los Angeles, Ron Gochez, Southern California Immigration Coalition, Los Angeles

Lunch: 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Location: Student Cafeteria

Statewide Assembly: 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Location: Auditorium:

Presentation/Discussion of proposals
Approval of Statewide resolutions

International Labor Panel: 2:30PM - 3:30PM
Location: Auditorium

Gilda Chacon Bravo, World Federation of Trade Unions- Americas Region- Cuba, Humberto Montes de Oca, Interior Secretary of the Mexican Electrical Workers (SME)- Mexico, Jorge Cazares Torres, Section VIII of the National Steering Committee of Education Workers (CNTE), Mexico,

For more information:
Southern California Immigration Coalition (SCIC)
323-602-3480 415-368-1891 619-398-6648

The Southern California Immigration Coalition recently organized a Community Forum Stop Police/ICE Repression at Mac Arthur Park

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