The Immigrant Organizing Committee is the directing body of FIRM, and it is convening today and tomorrow. Groups from across the country are comign together to discuss immigrant rights at the local, state and federal level. Check out who is on the Immigrant Organizing Committee HERE
As I mentioned before, we are meeting in LA, the site of police brutality against peaceful immigrant marchers just a few weeks ago, and the place for a peaceful procession against police violence last Thursday. We were told that some police representatives attended the march passing out know your rights for marchers pamphlets.
FIRM is a national coalition of grassroots organizations fighting for immigrant rights- If your organization would like to become a member of FIRM- visit HERE