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Women and Immigrant Rights in Alabama: A Media/Community Roundtable

Posted: Mar 14, 2012


HB 56 has made life in Alabama hard for all immigrants, especially for women. Now women from across Alabama are speaking out.

Please join New America Media and the We Belong Together campaign for a roundtable on the impact of anti-immigrant attacks on families, and the role women can play in the struggle for human rights in Alabama.


WHAT: Women and Immigrant Rights in Alabama: A Media/Community Roundtable
WHEN: Thursday, March 22, 10:00am-12:00pm
WHERE: St Paul’s United Methodist Church
1500 6th Ave. North, Birmingham, Alabama
WHO: Ethnic, Mainstream and Women's Media; and Women Leaders from Across Alabama and the Country

Speakers include:
• Isabel Rubio, executive director, Hispanic Interest Coalition of Alabama (HICA)
• Scott Douglas, executive director, Greater Birmingham Ministries
• Angie Wright, faith in community coordinator, Greater Birmingham Ministries
• Women leaders from across the country who have traveled to Alabama as part of the We Belong Together National Women’s Human Rights Delegation
• Moderated by New America Media

Hosted by New America Media, the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum, the National Domestic Workers Alliance, and the We Belong Together Campaign, in coordination with Greater Birmingham Ministries and the Hispanic Interest Coalition of Alabama, members of the Alabama Coalition for Immigrant Justice.

To RSVP, please email Cheryl Aguilar at caguilar@newamericamedia.org or
Irma Herrera at iherrera@newamericamedia.org

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