New Yorkers for Real Immigration Reform Join with Artists

October 9, 2013

indexNew Yorkers for Real Immigration Reform, a campaign coordinated by the New York Immigration Coalition is partnering with Culture Strike, a network of artists who support the movement for immigration reform. Artists will engage community members in creating art, posters, and rally signs for the October 5th Rally for Immigrant Dignity and Respect, a national event happening in over 130 locations across the country. The rally in New York starts at Cadman Plaza in Brooklyn at noon on Saturday, October 5th.

Culture Strike Artists, community members, members of the New York Immigration Coalition

Friday, October 4th NOON – 5PM

New York Immigration Coalition, 137-139 West 25th St, 12th floor, NY, NY 10001

The New York Immigration Coalition is an umbrella policy and advocacy organization for nearly 200 groups in New York State that work with immigrants and refugees. The NYIC aims to achieve a fairer and more just society that values the contributions of immigrants and extends opportunity to all by promoting immigrants’ full civic participation, fostering their leadership, and providing a unified voice and a vehicle for collective action for New York’s diverse immigrant communities.

The New Yorkers for Real Immigration Reform campaign is a statewide campaign coordinated by the New York Immigration Coalition and endorsed by more than 150 labor, business, faith, grassroots and immigrant organizations from across the state. The coalition is calling for an overhaul of the immigration system to meet the needs of the economy and keep families together.

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