Upcoming events - to educate and inspire!
The CBE Refugee Task Force and Don’t Separate Families present
A FORUM ON IMMIGRATION REFORM
November 4, 2019 at 7:30 P.M.
CBE Chapel, 274 Garfield Pl., Park Slope
SPEAKER: Jeffrey S. Chase, former immigration judge and senior legal advisor at the board of immigration appeals, and past recipient of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (Aila) pro bono award. He leads the round table of former immigration judges, which was awarded Aila’s 2019 advocacy award.
Topic: proposal for an ’article i’ independent immigration court: an idea endorsed by the aba, the federal bar association, the American Immigration Lawyers Association, and the National Association of Immigration Judges.
Film Screening: UNDETERRED
Thursday, August 1, 7:00 P.M.
A documentary film about community resistance at the U.S./Mexico border.
Congregation Beth Elohim
274 Garfield Place, Park Slope, BK
DETAINED: TAKING ACTION FOR IMMIGRANTS
MAY 19, 2019
An afternoon of learning and taking action on the rising number of immigrant detention centers in the U.S. We will hear a first-hand account of living in detention from Edafe Okporo, and take advocacy steps with leading activist Kennji Kizuka. The event primarily contains adult content but will also include family-friendly letter-writing to refugees.
WE MET NILDA
Nilda was sexually assaulted, held hostage, and threatened with death before she came to the U.S., where she was detained and separated from her son. We’ll meet Nilda, learn about her journey (a story that garnered 8 million YouTube views) and what we can do to help.