Thursday, September 18, 2008

Sept. 25: Night of 1,000 Conversations

Engage friends, family, and neighbors in discussions around the Hold Department of Homeland Security Accountable campaign.

Host a Conversation
Hosting a Conversation is easy and fun.

Step 1: Register your Conversation.
Step 2: Download the "Night of 1,000 Conversations Toolkit."
Step 3: Get ready for your Conversation.
Invite family and friends to your house or another meeting place.Use stories, RWG factsheets, or other conversations starters togenerate discussion.Join a Preparatory Conference Call with RWG staff to get tips and ask questions.
Step 4: Have your Conversation.
Have your participants talk about their personal experiences.
Step 5: Send us your feedback.
Have fun. Keep it simple. Use dialogue to create change.

RWG Fact Sheets
RWG Fact Sheet on Raids (Spanish)
RWG Fact Sheet on Detention & Due Process (Spanish)
RWG Fact Sheet on Naturalization Backlogs (Spanish)

Videos / Games
Death By Detention Youtube video from Breakthrough
Swift Raids Video United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW)
ICED, a video game by Breakthrough

News Articles
Immigration Enforcement: Raiding Children's Dreams (The Huffington Post)
The Politics Driving Mississippi's ICE Raids (New America Media)
Immigration Detention: The Case for Abolition (The Huffington Post)I
ll and in Pain, Detainee Dies in U.S. Hands (New York Times)
Justice Detained (KoreAm Journal)
System of Neglect; As Tighter Immigration Policies Strain Federal Agencies, the Detainees in Their Care Often Pay a Heavy Cost (Washington Post)
The Name Game; The FBI's incompetence is punishing immigrants who playby the rules (Washington Post)
Some Immigrants Face Long Waits to Become U.S. Citizens (Kansas City InfoZine)

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