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
SAALT: Immigration Reform in Post 9/11 America
NLIRH: A Valentine’s Day Plea: Love Doesn’t Stop at Borders
Women’s Refugee Commission: Women are a Critical Part of Immigration Reform: Let’s Include Them This Time
Anjana Sreedhar: Immigration Reform 2013: Will Abused Undocumented Women Get Their Rights?
Shanelle Matthews: The Sacrifices I Was Raised On: How Empathy Brings Us Closer To a Radical Politic of Family
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!
For more ways to get involved in our Day of Action for Immigration Reform, visit ywca.org or send an email to Qudsia Jafree, Senior Policy Associate, Racial Justice and Civil Rights.
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