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Grassroots Immigrant Strategy Conference
Friday - Sunday July 28-30, 2006
American University
Washington, DC


Hotline: (800)598-6379


We Build A New National, Broad-Based, Immigrant Rights / Civil Rights
by: National Immigrant Solidarity Network

Conference Registration:

Registration fee: $45.00 (includes 6 meals), $25.00
for low-income/students.


Conference Housing: $100 (living at the campus
dormitory, highly recommenced), for 2 nights (Fri-Sat).


Conference Schedule:

Please visit our initial lists of workshops and campaign



Confirmed participating organizations includes:

Casa Freehold * Los Angeles March 25th Coalition * New York May 1st
Coalition * National Organization of Women * Western Mass Coalition of
Immigrant Rights * National Immigrant Solidarity Network* SmartMeme
Media Collective * Solidarity Committee of
Capital District NY * Pittsburgh Friends of Immigrants * Poor
People's Economic Human Rights Campaign * Woodbridge Workers Committee
* Campaign For Labor Rights * Camp Democracy * Minnesota Advocates for
Human Rights* Queers for Economic Justice* ACLU of El Paso (and more
to come...)

About the Conference



The success of May 1st's "A Day Without
Immigrants" has been an historical turning point for the immigrant
rights movement. The National Immigrant Solidarity Network was one of the
main groups who helped to organize the historical Los Angeles March 25th
"Gran Marcha" and the national May 1st "A Day Without
Immigrants" boycott/strike (Please visit

At this point it's vitally important for the immigrant rights movement to
keep the momentum going, and there's an urgent need for national meeting
in which community/grassroots immigrant activists can meet face-to-face to
discuss how to build a new national, broad-based, immigrant rights/civil
rights movement, and to set a 6-9 month national strategy for actions.

We envision this is a broad-based,
multiethnic conference of organizers, and we are inviting organizers from
African American, African immigrant, Asian American, Latino/Latina,
Arab-Muslim-North African, progressive labor, interfaith, LGBT, student,
anti-war/peace and global justice groups from across the country.
Points of Unity
We ask the conference participants to endorse the Ten
Points for Immigrant Rights, draft by the Los Angeles March 25th Coalition:
- No to the anti-immigrant HR4437 and
any other "copycat" legislation from Congress
- No to militarization of the border
- No to criminalization of immigrant communities
- No to the planned immigrant crackdown across the country
- No to the guest worker program
- No to the Employer Sanction
- Yes to amnesty for undocumented
- Yes to immigrant family reunification
- Yes to a humane path to citizenship
- Yes to labor rights and living wages for all workers

On May 1st, we showed the world that our force, our strength
and our voice cannot be silenced from this moment on! This is the birth of a
new civil rights movement for the 21st century, and we will fight for our
demands until we prevail.
United We'll Win! Together We'll Achieve Our Dreams!


Immigrant Solidarity Network
No Immigrant Bashing! Support Immigrant Rights!
New York: (212)330-8172
Los Angeles: (213)403-0131
Washington D.C.: (202)595-8990

Please consider making a donation to the important work of National
Immigrant Solidarity Network

Send check pay to:
National Immigrant Solidarity Network/AFGJ

and mail to:
/ The Peace Center
8124 West 3rd Street, Suite 104
Los Angeles, California 90048
(All donations are tax deductible)

*to join the immigrant Solidarity Network daily news litserv, send e-mail
or visit:

*a monthly ISN monthly Action Alert! listserv, go to webpage

Please join our following listservs:
Asian American Labor Activism Alert! Listserv, send-e-mail to:
or visit:

NYC Immigrant Alert!: New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania areas
immigrant workers information and alerts, send e-mail to:
or visit:

US-Mexico Border Information: No Militarization of Borders! Support
Immigrant Rights! send e-mail to:
or visit: