News and Events- May 4th

Tomorrow morning there will be a resolution presented to City Council denouncing SB 1070 in Arizona

City Hall – 1221 SW Fourth Avenue

WEDNESDAY, 9:30 AM, MAY 5, 2010

PCASC “News and Events
1. Upcoming Events
3. Take Action
4. News and Analysis
5. How to Plug In
6. Buy and ad in the newsletter
How to become a PCASC member

Upcoming Events: May

May 12th-
ALBA teach-in 6:30-8pm

May 15th
3:30-6pm A Community Forum presented by the Portland Immigrant Rights Coalition

May 27th-


Stop the Suits. Stop CAFTA.


What is going on in Arizona and why is SB 1070 so scary? read up
1. Sign the Petition 2. Make a Donation

Secretary Janet Napolitano to Stop DHS Criminalization of Immigrants…sign the petition HERE.

BY SATURDAY, May 15 – Make a donation to support litigation and organizing in defense of Arizona‘s communities. PCASC is part of the Grassroots Global Justice alliance which has set a goal of $10K – can you help us reach that goal? You can mail checks made out to Grassroots Global Justice with Free Arizona in the memo to Michael Leon Guerrero, PO Box 1799, San Pedro, CA 90733-1799; or donate online through our Paypal link.

Email PCASC to let us know you signed up or donated so we can keep track of our awesome impact!

News and Analysis

“We fear that the government will use this as a pretext to militarize the region.”

-Refering to last week’s incident in San Juan Copala,
Eduardo Almeida from Nodo de Derechos Humanos

Photos from May Day- Honduras
May Day Honduras– a constitutional assembly is the final objective
Resumen del Primero de Mayo en CentroAmerica

Get Plugged In: Meetings and Volunteer Opportunites

* The next PCASC meeting is Wed May 5 from 7-9pm at 2249 E Burnside. First hour is PCASC business. Second hour is committee breakout sessions. Volunteer orientation precedes meeting, so rsvp to Bring something to share for Cinco de Mayo!

Special guess Jesse Rehms from the Repeal Coalition

in Flagstaff will download her experiences working against reactionary anti-immigrant laws in Arizona- what has worked, and what to watch out for.

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