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Linking Our Struggles (Situations of Substance series)

Situations of Substance series
This series focuses on on-going societal “situations”—complex and troubling conditions we want to change.  Situations are not as simple as right and wrong; they are cultural and systemic, requiring of us multi-dimensional solutions of involvement and creativity as responsible citizens and people of faith.  The series is coordinated by Miriam Brown, OP.

“Today we want to send a message—that we will not be divided along lines of race or immigration status, public employee versus private employee, union versus non-union.”

With her passion and commitment, immigration activist Christine Newman-Ortiz will link social justice issues and move us to respond to the crisis of unemployment and low wages, and access to quality education and health care—not as a privilege but as a fundamental human right. We must stand together to uphold and deliver our country’s pledge, “justice for all.”

Tuesday, February 5, 2019
6:30-8:30
$10 for an evening, $35 for the series

Additional presentations in the series are:
Creating Connections for Clean Water, January 22, Jacklyn Veslasquez
What Can We Expect Next?, February 19, John Nichols
African American Community Conditions, March 12, Kimberly Payne

 

Christine Neumann-Ortiz is the founding Executive Director of Voces de la Frontera. She is recognized as a leader in immigration reform, serving on the board of a national coalition of the Fair Immigration Reform Movement.  She has received numerous rewards for her work in Community Organizing and Leadership.  The Nation magazine recognized her two “Day without Latinos & Immigrants” strikes in 2017 as “the best national strategy in the country.”

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Situations of Substance series

$35.00

Linking Our Struggles

$10.00
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