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6 Ways to Support Immigrant Neighbors

6 Things to do to support immigrant neighbors
GLOBAL Detroit

1. Put up a sign stating that everyone is welcome (attached). Download and print the signs from this website: https://www.welcomeyourneighbors.org/download-pdf

2. Join the Michigan Immigrants Rights Center newsletter. Stay up to date and be an ally when anti-immigrant legislation comes up: http://michiganimmigrant.org/about-us/subscribe-newsletter

3. Sign-up for a KNOW YOUR RIGHTS training! – https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScBR_o0LweYzITIFNOirrh50g0Snoafsx1gzsT41NGjC7c0qg/viewform?c=0&w=1   (More dates to follow!)

4. HOST a Know Your Rights (KYR) session at your school, church, or neighborhood and invite as many as you can!

5. Share these videos from MIRC:

Spanish and English video of our 5 minute community education videos. Some folks have been showing this video in small groups and then having discussion with copies of our guide. Here are the links to those videos:

English:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iVyj4rYK4oo

Spanish:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nTi9g9IZr_c

MIRC made a 20 minute English “train the trainers” video as a companion to our popular “Preparing Your Family for Immigration Enforcement” guide.  Here it is: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=95HVOFAl_Pg

6. JOIN THE ACLU!! They need support and volunteers! https://action.aclu.org/secure/support-aclu-michigan

(AHEM! 7. Others are wondering what they can do, so post what you are doing on FB and share this email every couple of weeks with others!)

Support the Cass Corridor Commons!

Over the years we have all depended on the Cass Commons as a safe, welcoming and progressive space. Formerly the UU church, it has been a steadfast beacon for justice. Please consider sending a check to support this valuable community asset.

Send a check to 4605 Cass Ave, Detroit, MI 48201 c/o EMEAC to support this vital space.

Rally Against School Closures! Feb 17 @ Noon, State of Michigan Building

Watch! Emergency Community Meeting on School Closings 02/05/17

Emergency Community Meeting on School Closings, Part 1

Emergency Community Meeting on School Closings, Part 2

Thanks to Shane for all the video work!

Dilla Youth Day!

Women Creating Caring Communities: Healing Power of Love & Communities

Emergency Community Meeting on School Closings

Join the Detroit Independent Freedom Schools Movement (DIFS) for an emergency meeting on the crisis in Detroit schools and nationwide.

Click here to RSVP via Facebook.

To learn more about DIFS, check us out here.

We hope to see you on Sunday!

Youth Day of Vision, 10am-3pm on Feb 18

Hello all,

Please take a look at our upcoming event Youth Day of Vision, commemorating the 50 year anniversary of the 1967 uprising and projecting our vision for the next 50 years of revolution. We have worked very hard in partnership with The Boggs Center and The Detroit Historical Museum to create an event that is engaging and thought provoking.

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Support the Detroit Independent Freedom Schools Movement! Order DIFS Hoodies, T-Shirts, or Longsleeves

Support the Detroit Independent Freedom Schools Movement!

Click here to order DIFS Hoodies, T-Shirts, and Longsleeves

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DIFS at the Wright Museum – Winter 2017 Class Schedule

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