On June 6, 2013, we’re convening YWCA local associations, immigration reform activists and our national partners to call on Capitol Hill for the passage of comprehensive, common-sense reform with a focus on women, girls and immigrant communities. We’re calling it: “What Women Want: A National Day of Action for Immigration Reform.”
To get ready, read our What Women Want blog carnival, which focused on this question:
What do immigrant women need the most from comprehensive reform?
Check out the posts below, and if you have a post that you’d like to include, email Katie Stanton at firstname.lastname@example.org or link to it in the comments below.
Kay Philips: Immigration Reform – At Last?
We Belong Together: As Women, We Know the Importance of Sticking Together
California Immigrant Policy Center: What Immigrant Moms Want for Mother’s Day
Women’s Refugee Commission: Women are a Critical Part of Immigration Reform: Let’s Include Them This Time
Priscilla Huang, JD: Mother’s Day: Bittersweet Reminder of Immigrant Women’s Struggles
League of Women Voters: Comprehensive Immigration Reform Will Strengthen Our Nation and Society
Rights Working Group: Why Racial Profiling Matters for Women and Families
The Leadership Conference: Five Things to Know About Women and Immigration Reform
National Council of Jewish Women: Immigration Reform: The Personal and the Political
Thank you to all of our carnival participants. Check out our hashtag #women4CIR to see all of the posts and activities that are taking place across the country today, and we welcome you to join the conversation!