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Nov 14

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Undocu Power Mic

Enjoy a night of magical, art, music,poetry, dance, with many talented people at our office. We hope to create a space where we can take ownership of our stories and express ourselves. Saturday, December 13 5:30pm – 8:00pm NYS Youth Leadership Council Office 339 Lafayette St Suite 304, New York, New York 10012 For more […]

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Nov 14

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Statement of Power

November 24, 2014 Statement of Power   On Thursday, November 20, 2014, President Barack Obama announced the executive steps he plans on taking to address flaws within our immigration system. Among other changes, his plan includes expansive border enforcement initiatives, expansion of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ...

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Nov 14

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UNDOCUMENTED POWER MARCH for the NY Dream Act!

As part of his reelection campaign, Governor Cuomo pledged that he would make the NY Dream Act a reality. Now that he won his reelection, it’s time to remind him about his promise!  Join the NYSYLC and Raise: Revolutionizing Asian American Immigrant Stories on the East Coast in a march to demand that Governor Cuomo include ...

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May 14

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Hate Crimes Prevention Art Competition 2014

OCA-NY’s Hate Crimes Prevention Art Competition is a citywide, multicultural project that aims to spread an awareness of hate crimes prevention, promote a cross-cultural understanding and utilize art as an advocacy tool. This year, we are collaborating with OCA-NY, Chinatown Youth Initiatives (CYI), and Global Kids to present the ...

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Mar 14

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International Women’s Day in NY 3/8

Take to the streets on International Women’s Day Saturday March 8: Women’s Rights Are Under Attack – What do we do? Stand up, fight back! On March 8, International Women’s Day, WORD (Women Organized to Resist and Defend) will hold actions in cities across the United States. We stand in solidarity with WORD and ...

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Mar 14

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In Pursuit of Happiness

Our very own Melissa Garcia Velez will be part of this project! Immigration. Roots. Discrimination. Memory. Conceived and directed by Argentinean choreographer Anabella Lenzu with photographic projections created by Todd Carroll, In Pursuit of Happiness is a gripping, polemical piece of dance theater that hashes the personal, ...

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Mar 14

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Screening of Lone Prophet 3/7

LONE PROPHET by director Sebastian Rea DANTE is a normal teenager, senior in high school, captain of the track team, smart girlfriend, and good friends, but all this changes when he witnesses the deportation of his girlfriend and her family. Disillusioned with his society, he begins to reevaluate his friendships and values, leading ...

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