Monday, January 14, 2008

NNIRR Conference in Houston

This week in Houston, the National Network on Immigrant and Refugee Rights will be holding its National Conference for Immigrant and Refugee Rights.
The conference will begin at 9 a.m. on Friday, January 18, 2008 and will go through Sunday, January 20 at 1 p.m.

Workshops will include:
  • Lifting Immigrant Voices in the 2008 Elections
  • Racism and Immigration: Bridging Communities in the Post-Katrina Era
  • Organizing and Communications Skills Development
  • Border and Interior Immigration Law Enforcement
  • Globalization and Migration: Addressing "Root Causes"
  • Promoting the Human Rights of Im/Migrants
  • Immigration, Labor and Workers Rights
  • Immigration Policy and Legislation
  • Popular Education for Transformative Community Organizing

On Wednesday, January the 16th at 8pm, 5 short films on struggles for human dignity and freedom of movement. Click here for more information including directions, descriptions of films, and flyers or here to hear KPFT's (Houston) interview with the filmmakers and a conference organizer.
Rice Cinema is located on Rice University Campus at Entrance #8, University and Stockton Ave