LA 4 Refugees group has met in community at the grass-roots level to discuss LA wide how we can support the refugees in crisis at the US/MEX border. We have created a net of committees based throughout the Socal region that focus on the various components of the work needed to support the migrants, such as :
-Medical Brigade: provides medical assistance to migrants in TJ, have brought services to migrants 4 wkends in the last 2 months.
-Mapping and Donations committee: mapped shelters throughout TJ and other states of Mexico categorize what kind of communities they service.
-Fundraising Committee: Supported fundraising for medical brigade delegations and plan events to sustain on-going efforts.
-Mobilizations and Solidarity Committee: planned local solidarity actions and activated more people to the migrant crisis in TJ, MEX.
On Jan. 12th, we invite you to join us for a Solidarity Night where we will showcase our work via panel and further inform on the on-going crisis and our first-hand experiences. Then,stay for a concert of local bands and drag queens. COME THRU!
Root Causes of Migration - Professor Suyapa Portillo
Testimony - Jose Luis Hernandez; organizer and survivor of the Bestia
Overview of the work in Tijuana and the crisi - Xochilt Sanchez; Organizer for CARECEN
Medical Brigade - Evan Tamura and Lizette Hernandez of Physician for Social Responsibility
Mobilization + Solidarity Organizing Julia of Left Voice
~DJ Ro Spinning All Night~
Drag Show by Pelo Suelto and Sombra - 6:45 to 7:15
Arrowettes of Earth Arrow - 7:15pm to 7: 45pm
Spaghetti Cumbia - 8:00pm to 8:45pm
Jan. 12th, 2019 \\ 5:30pm to 8:30pm \\ Sliding scale: $5 to $20
- January 12, 2019 at 5pm – 8:30pm
- CARECEN Romero Hall
- 7 people are going