ACTION: Building Bridges Between African American and Immigrant Communities

Yesterday, I posted on an op-ed piece written by the president of NCLR that talked about the current opportunity to mend relations between the Latino and African American Communities. So - let the work begin!

Nearly 200 Activists, Academics, Youth and Community Members Engage in Critical Dialogue on Building Bridges Between African-American and Immigrant Communities

The New York Immigrant Coalition will be hosting a free conference tomorrow that will work on "Building Bridges Between African American and Immigrant Communities".

Saturday, November 22nd. Join us for the 2nd Annual Building Bridges Conference where activists, academics, youth, and community members will work together to develop a better understanding of the distinct and common challenges our communities face and explore ways of working together to build a stronger movement for social, racial and economic justice.

Congresswoman Yvette Clarke will provide special remarks on the post-elections political landscape and the potential for moving forward progressive policies that strengthen African-American and immigrant communities.


WHEN: Saturday November 22, 2008, 9:30am-4:30pm

WHERE: The Murphy Institute for Worker Education and Labor Studies at CUNY, 25 West 43rd Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues), 18th Floor

For more information click here.