CA Statewide (Im)migrant Rights Conference: Building a Movement to Stop ICE & Police Repression

The Todo Poder al Pueblo Collective will be presenting our new Mission Statement/basic program tomorrow, and are proud to have the opportunity to network with like-minded organizers from across the region, state, and globe…

CA Statewide (Im)migrant Rights Conference:
Building a Movement to Stop ICE & Police Repression

Saturday, March 26 2011
8:00AM – 3:30PM

1921 Maple Ave. LA, CA 90011

Plenty of FREE Parking
Child care will be provided
Lunch will be provided


Conference Program

MC: Adrian Alvarez

Conference Registration: 8:00AM – 9:00AM

Press Conference Opening: 9:00AM

Opening statement: Assembly member Gil Cedillo (5 Minutes)

Solidarity Statements: Andres Garcia, New York Immigrant Community Empowerment- Live via Skype (5 minutes)

Anh Pham (via Skype), Minnesota Immigrant Rights Action Committee, Minnesota (5 minutes)

Soledad “Chole” Alatorre, Hermandad Mexicana (5 minutes)

SCIC Welcome statement: Daniel Montes, Union del Barrio (10 minutes)


1) ICE Raids/E-Verify/287(g)/Secure Communities
Location: Student Cafeteria
Moderators: Carlos Montes, Community Service Organization and Fight Back News & Natividad Carrera, S.C.I.C

Panelists: (10 minutes per speaker)
• Adriana Garcia Cabrera, May 1st Coalition/Dignity Campaign, San Jose
• Pablo Alvarado, National Day Laborer Organizing Network- Los Angeles
• Alfonso Gonzalez, New York May 1st Coalition, New York
• Salvador Reza, Puente, Phoenix, Arizona
• Adriana Jasso, Raza Rights Coalition, Project of Union del Barrio, San Diego
• Jose Felix Cabrera, of Mac Arthur Park Neighborhood Council, Los Angeles

2) Drivers Licenses/Police Checkpoints & Car Impounds
Location: Auditorium
Moderators: Julia Wallace, South Central Neighborhood Council & Mario Brito, Witness for Peace Southwest

Panelists -10 minutes per speaker
• Cynthia Anderson Barker, National Lawyers Guild, Los Angeles
• Miguel Robles, Alianza Latinoamericana por los Derechos de los Inmigrantes – San Francisco
• Elliot Gabriel, Francisco Romero, Todo el Poder al Pueblo, Ventura/Oxnard
• Elizabeth Robles, Inland Congregations United for Change, Our Lady of Soledad Church, Coachella
• Pablo Aceves, Comite de Derechos Humanos- Digna Ochoa, Barrio Logan, San Diego
• Representative, Gil Cedillo, Los Angeles
• Ron Gochez, Southern California Immigration Coalition, Los Angeles

Lunch: 12:00PM – 1:00PM
Location: Student Cafeteria

Statewide Assembly: 1:00PM – 2:30PM
Location: Auditorium:
• Presentation/Discussion of proposals
• Approval of Statewide resolutions

International Labor Panel: 2:30PM – 3:30PM
Location: Auditorium

• Gilda Chacon Bravo, World Federation of Trade Unions- Americas Region- Cuba
• Humberto Montes de Oca, Interior Secretary of the Mexican Electrical Workers (SME)- México
• Jorge Cazares Torres, Section VIII of the National Steering Committee of Education Workers (CNTE), México
• Daya Mortel, BAYAN USA
• Chito Quijano, International League of Peoples’ Struggle

For more information:
Southern California Immigration Coalition

323-602-3480 415-368-1891 619-398-6648