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Race, Class, & Immigration: act

The intersectionality of racism, classism, and immigration policy is as pertinent today as in the past. Who is deemed legal and illegal, afforded full citizenship rights or not, is almost always determined by master-class politics and race.

Race, Class, & Immigration Events

The National Conference on Race & Ethnicity in American Higher Education (NCORE)
Host: The Southwest Center for Human Relations Studies
Dates: May 27-31, 2014
Location: Indianapolis, IN
The NCORE® conference series constitutes the leading and most comprehensive national forum on issues of race and ethnicity in American higher education. The conference focuses on the complex task of creating and sustaining comprehensive institutional change designed to improve racial and ethnic relations on campus and to expand opportunities for educational access and success by culturally diverse, traditionally underrepresented populations.

The 2014 Race & Pedagogy National Conference
Host: University of Puget Sound
Dates: September 25 – 27, 2014
Location: Tacoma, WA
Race and Pedagogy Initiative integrates intellectual assets of the campus into mutual and reciprocal partnership with local experience and expertise.  The coalition engages campus and community in a sustained and committed effort to mitigate the effects of discrimination and structural racism, and thereby, improve education for all students.  We build alliances and collaborate with individuals, groups, and organizations to research, develop, promote, celebrate, and support programs that aim to reduce inequities in education.  We support projects that benefit and attract the participation of local, regional, and national audiences as a means to share understanding, expand horizons, and mobilize the work necessary to correct racial injustice.

Facing Race: A National Conference
Host: Applied Research Center
Dates: November 13 – 15, 2014
Location: Dallas, TX
Over 1,400 racial justice advocates gathered in Baltimore for Facing Race in 2012. Join the Applied Research Center in Dallas as the conversation continues.


Petitions

National Petition: Demand for Full Review of El Paso Detention Center
“I write to ask for an immediate review of the El Paso Detention Center. Recently, in light of the public cases of the Dream 30 who were detained there, it has come to my attention that a great number of immigrants are being unjustly held in the El Paso Detention Center despite having already passed their credible fear interview.SIGN NOW!