Fighting for Illegal Immigration Rally January 16 2018
On January 17 2018, Pramila Jayapal protested with DACA activists from NAKASEC (Dae Joong Yoon Co-Director, Sam Yu Communications Coordinator), Tony Choi, Rob Bonta, Kevin de Leon, UndocuBlack Network, Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAJC), African Communities Together leader and Local 23 President Bert Bayou and others.
From the Facebook Live Video:
- "Community members from the National Korean American Service & Education Consortium (NAKASEC), the UndocuBlack Network (UBN), Asian Americans Advancing Justice - AAJC, The New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC), African Communities Together and UNITE HERE Local 23 will host a timely press conference denouncing President Trump’s racist statements in his meeting with U.S. Senators last week and call for a DREAM Act that leaves family sponsorship and diversity visa programs intact by January 19th, the deadline for the upcoming Continuing Resolution (CR). In addition to impacted community members and community leaders, Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) Chair Congresswoman Judy Chu, CAPAC Immigration Subcommittee Chair Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, California State Senate President pro tempore Kevin de Leon and California Assemblymember and Chair of the California Asian & Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus Rob Bonta will participate."
The speakers in the order in which they appeared:
- Kevin de Leon
- Pramila Jayapal
- Rob Bonta
- Tony Choi, 18 Million Rising, Former organizer with the Women’s March
- Guerline Jozef, UndocuBlack Network
- Bert Bayou New York Immigration Coalition
- Judy Chu (absent)
- John Yang, President, Asian Americans Advancing Justice - AAJC
Pushback against Trump's racist attacks
The New Florida Majority, January 24 2018;
TONIGHT: Join us at 8 pm EST for a vital CTA vs Donald J. Trump's racist policies targeting Black immigrants. Color Of Change executive director #RashadRobinson and partners/panelists from the NAACP, Advancement Project (DC), Black Alliance for Just Immigration, UndocuBlack Network, Fanm Ayisyen Nan Miyami, The New Florida Majority, New Virginia Majority, along with actor Official Bambadjan Bamba will share what you can do in this vital forum. Call 866-757-0756 toll-free to dial in to connect to the town hall 1 hour before, or join via audio link 10 minutes before: http://fal.cn/ql_d — with Meena Jagannath, Kizzy Rock, Juno T. Starz, Denzel D. Burnside III, Valencia Gunder, Eel Kat, Jasmen M. Rogers-Shaw, Sarrah Fanny, Dwight Bullard, Emmanuel George, Asa R. Rogers-Shaw, Tifanny Burks and NAACP.