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Documents

Injusticias para todas y todos: El ascenso del régimen policiaco de control migratorio

El informe del HURACÁN, Injusticia para todas y todos: El ascenso del régimen policiaco de control migratorio, que cubre los derechos humanos en 2009-2010, señala que el gobierno estadounidense ha construido un brutal sistema policiaco de control migratorio que criminaliza el estatus migratorio, normaliza la separacion forzada de familias, trastorna comunidades y los lugares de trabajo, y genera violaciones a los derechos civiles.

 Timeline of Latino and African American Shared History: Our Oppression and Resistance

A timeline from the August 27th Race and Racism workshop that illuminates the shared history and celebrates the resiliency of Latinos and African-Americans.

 Strategic Planning Report

On September 10th and 11th, 2011, the Coalition of Latin-American Organizations (COLA) carried out a Strategic Workshop to envision COLA’s future based on the issues identified during the summer long Consulta Comunitaria process. The Consultas, or listening sessions, took place in Wilkesboro, Boone, Hendersonville, Franklin, Sylva, Asheville, and two focus groups (women and youth). Once the Consultas were completed, it was necessary to gather the acquired knowledge, analyze the prioritized problems, and determine the goals and actions the coalition would be trying to achieve in the short and long term.

 2nd Annual WNC Woman’s Congress

We want to share with you a report from the 2nd Annual WNC Woman’s Congress which took place on Saturday, May 21, 2011. The goals of the Congress where to create support networks, give voice and create spaces for women from our region, and strengthen new leaders.


The following are links from NDLON, which we feel are good tools to use and have during these times. They walk you step by step on what to do in case you are arrested by ICE/police, how to interact with ICE/police and somethings to prepare yourself and family.

The series contains 7 popular education pamphlets that explain the rights of the undocumented and their allies under different scenarios:

  1. KYR General Know Your Rights Sheet Single
  2. General Know your Rights extended version
  3. What to Do if ICE Shows Up at Your Home
  4. What to Do if ICE Stops You in the Street or in a Public Place
  5. What to Do if ICE Shows Up at Your Workplace
  6. What to Do if You Are Arrested
  7. What to Do if A Loved One is Arrested

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