by citizens4immigrants June 28, 2013
Deadline 9/20 for @ShortandStrong1 student film contest sponsored by @LALabor & @UNITEHERE. 
Submissions will be judged by a distinguished panel of entertainment industry professionals and labor and civil rights activists. Our judges include Rosario Dawson, Demain Bichir, Danny Trejo, Hilda Solis, Dolores Huerta, Esai Morales, Van Jones, Antonio Villaraigosa and others… 
More info here: shortandstrong.com

Deadline 9/20 for @ShortandStrong1 student film contest sponsored by @LALabor & @UNITEHERE. 

Submissions will be judged by a distinguished panel of entertainment industry professionals and labor and civil rights activists. Our judges include Rosario Dawson, Demain Bichir, Danny Trejo, Hilda Solis, Dolores Huerta, Esai Morales, Van Jones, Antonio Villaraigosa and others… 

More info here: shortandstrong.com

by citizens4immigrants June 27, 2013
6/29 in #LosAngeles: Dreamers in Art & Activism Conference via @CESLACatUCLA
See more info on the Facebook event listing

6/29 in #LosAngeles: Dreamers in Art & Activism Conference via @CESLACatUCLA

See more info on the Facebook event listing

by citizens4immigrants June 27, 2013
6/29 in #LosAngeles: @JusticenotJails Summit “Mass Incarceration & Immigrant Detention - Two Sides of the Same Coin” 10 a.m. at Holman United Methodist Church, 3320 W. Adams, LA

6/29 in #LosAngeles: @JusticenotJails Summit “Mass Incarceration & Immigrant Detention - Two Sides of the Same Coin” 10 a.m. at Holman United Methodist Church, 3320 W. Adams, LA

by citizens4immigrants May 22, 2013

Video via @pubinterestproj: Winning Justice at School - The Labor/Community Strategy Center

The Just and Fair Schools Fund supports grassroots organizations developing these leaders at the local, state, and national levels, to keep all children in school, safe and learning. The Just and Fair Schools Fund is a donor collaborative fund investing $3.8 million in grants from 2013 to 2015 to support 35 organizations across 15 states. Learn more at http://www.justandfairschoolsfund.org

by citizens4immigrants May 8, 2013
culturestrike:

Art by Favianna Rodriguez
Over 100 members of the creative community have called on President Obama and Congress to pass just and humane immigration reform. Help spread the Migration is Beautiful butterflies! See migrationisbeautiful.com.
Please Like and Re-blog!

culturestrike:

Art by Favianna Rodriguez

Over 100 members of the creative community have called on President Obama and Congress to pass just and humane immigration reform. Help spread the Migration is Beautiful butterflies! See migrationisbeautiful.com.

Please Like and Re-blog!

by citizens4immigrants April 26, 2013

Join the #MayDay march in #LosAngeles! 

by citizens4immigrants April 26, 2013
via @culturestrike: Are you marching on May Day for migrant rights?



We’d love your help in documenting original #art4 migrant rights at these marches!


1. See Pro-Migrant Art, i.e. posters, puppets, banners, costumes, signs.
2. Capture it (photos, audio and/or video)
3. Upload and tag it #art4


Use mobile apps:
Photos: Twitter, Instagram or Flickr
Audio Clips: SoundCloud (3-5 minutes)
Video Clips: Vine (6 second videos) or Youtube Capture app
or email stuff or links to us at info@culturestrike.net

We will re-share them on social media and post stories about the art, 
i.e. check out the feed so far (bottom of page).

PLEASE HELP US SPREAD THE WORD! 

via @culturestrike: Are you marching on May Day for migrant rights?

We’d love your help in documenting original #art4 migrant rights at these marches!
1. See Pro-Migrant Art, i.e. posters, puppets, banners, costumes, signs.
2. Capture it (photos, audio and/or video)
3. Upload and tag it #art4
Use mobile apps:
Photos: TwitterInstagram or Flickr
Audio Clips: SoundCloud (3-5 minutes)
Video Clips: Vine (6 second videos) or Youtube Capture app
or email stuff or links to us at info@culturestrike.net
We will re-share them on social media and post stories about the art, 
i.e. check out the feed so far (bottom of page).
PLEASE HELP US SPREAD THE WORD! 
by citizens4immigrants April 26, 2013
4/30: Art Party for #MayDay LA! Calling Los Angeles Artists & Art Fans: Come helps us make signs, costumes and art for the the May Day LA March!
 
Tuesday April 30 from 5:30 - 10:00pm
Location: Clean Carwash Campaign, 516 W. Vernon Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90037
Please RSVP to julio@culturestrike.net
Invite your friends with the Facebook event listing.

4/30: Art Party for #MayDay LA! Calling Los Angeles Artists & Art Fans: Come helps us make signs, costumes and art for the the May Day LA March!

Tuesday April 30 from 5:30 - 10:00pm

Location: Clean Carwash Campaign, 516 W. Vernon Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90037

Please RSVP to julio@culturestrike.net

Invite your friends with the Facebook event listing.

by citizens4immigrants April 18, 2013

Video via @pubinterestproj Demanding Change - Intro to Just & Fair Schools Fund

The Just and Fair Schools Fund supports grassroots organizations developing leaders at the local, state, and national levels, to keep all children in school, safe and learning. The Just and Fair Schools Fund is a donor collaborative fund investing $3.8 million in grants from 2013 to 2015 to support 35 organizations across 15 states. Learn more at http://www.justandfairschoolsfund.org

by citizens4immigrants April 18, 2013
@SouthLAReport Reporter Corps accepting applications: Learn to report on your community!
Do you want to learn about reporting and multimedia production? Make a difference in your community? Get published?
Reporter Corps is accepting applicants for its first South LA program.
Program Details
Reporter Corps offers young adults (18-24) direct experience with digital news production, city government, fair representation, and storytelling. Reporters will also benefit from the journalistic resources at USC Annenberg. Reporter Corps members will be paired with professional mentors. Reporters’ work will appear in the community news website Intersections South LA (www.intersectionssouthla.org). Program runs summer 2013.
Application Requirements
Ideal applicants grew up or live in the South LA area, hold a high school diploma, and can commit to a minimum of 15 hours per week for three months. Training, mentorship, and a weekly stipend will be offered.
You don’t need to have a journalism background to be part of Reporter Corps, but you do need to have a strong sense of curiosity, desire to express yourself, and interest in improving your community.
A statement of interest and resume should be submitted no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, May 3 via the application form here.
ContactJasmin Lopez, Coordinating Editor
Jasminlo@usc.edu

@SouthLAReport Reporter Corps accepting applications: Learn to report on your community!

Do you want to learn about reporting and multimedia production? Make a difference in your community? Get published?

Reporter Corps is accepting applicants for its first South LA program.

Program Details

Reporter Corps offers young adults (18-24) direct experience with digital news production, city government, fair representation, and storytelling. Reporters will also benefit from the journalistic resources at USC Annenberg. Reporter Corps members will be paired with professional mentors. Reporters’ work will appear in the community news website Intersections South LA (www.intersectionssouthla.org). Program runs summer 2013.

Application Requirements

Ideal applicants grew up or live in the South LA area, hold a high school diploma, and can commit to a minimum of 15 hours per week for three months. Training, mentorship, and a weekly stipend will be offered.

You don’t need to have a journalism background to be part of Reporter Corps, but you do need to have a strong sense of curiosity, desire to express yourself, and interest in improving your community.

A statement of interest and resume should be submitted no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, May 3 via the application form here.

Contact
Jasmin Lopez, Coordinating Editor

Jasminlo@usc.edu

by citizens4immigrants April 14, 2013
by fanyabaruti April 12, 2013

Bruce is my friend and comrade. We are together with a few more are founders of the FICPM.

by billbud April 12, 2013

billbud:

Enough is enough! I’ve listened to all the talk about how bad things are in the country and there is no leadership in Washington. All the insults about the president and sometimes even members of his family. I have taken all I can stand! Not all republicans are bad, or mean, or racist, or…

by citizens4immigrants April 11, 2013
Apply now for @CHIRLA Wise Up Summer Program

The annual Wise Up! Summer Program Application is out this week. Wise Up!’s Summer Program is a six week non-paid internship where high school students with a strong desire to get involved in their community will have the opportunity to learn about organizing and advocating for immigrant rights. In addition to personal and professional development, by the end of the program, interns will have a grasp on organizing basics, event planning, and will benefit from peer college counseling. The Summer Program will culminate with a Northern California College Tour Trip where we will visit six colleges/universities. 
See attachment for eligibility requirements and please forward this document to other educators and potential applicants. This is the fourth year that CHIRLA hosts this program - this will be the second year that I’ll be leading it - and it is an experience that transforms young people. The deadline to apply is May 2nd, 2013.For more information, please contact Pedro Trujillo at ptrujillo@chirla.org or 213-353-3921
Apply now for @CHIRLA Wise Up Summer Program
The annual Wise Up! Summer Program Application is out this week. Wise Up!’s Summer Program is a six week non-paid internship where high school students with a strong desire to get involved in their community will have the opportunity to learn about organizing and advocating for immigrant rights. In addition to personal and professional development, by the end of the program, interns will have a grasp on organizing basics, event planning, and will benefit from peer college counseling. The Summer Program will culminate with a Northern California College Tour Trip where we will visit six colleges/universities. 

See attachment for eligibility requirements and please forward this document to other educators and potential applicants. This is the fourth year that CHIRLA hosts this program - this will be the second year that I’ll be leading it - and it is an experience that transforms young people. The deadline to apply is May 2nd, 2013.

For more information, please contact Pedro Trujillo at ptrujillo@chirla.org or 213-353-3921
by fanyabaruti April 10, 2013