DETAINED: THE NEW BEDFORD IMMIGRATION RAID A film by Jenny Alexander
On March 6, 2007, US Immigration officials raided a New Bedford, MA factory that makes vests and backpacks for US soldiers. Many of the 361 undocumented immigrants who were detained in the raid were women with small children.
Showing: Wednesday July 16, 2008 7 pm Food for Thought Books 106 N. Pleasant St. Downtown Amherst
The free film screening will be followed by a discussion on efforts to organize around immigration issues in our local communities.
This event is cosponsored by Casa Latina, Enlace Latino, The International Language Institute, SAGE, Western MA American Friends Service Committee, Western MA Copwatch, Western MA Jobs with Justice and Greenfield Community College Peace and Justice Studies Program