Apr
12
6:00 PM18:00

Shouting Against the Wind

JOIN US AS CURRENT WOMXN LEADERS IN OUR COMMUNITY BRING WOMXN'S VOICES INTO GREATER LAFAYETTE THROUGH PERFORMING THEIR POWERFUL AND NOT-TO-BE-FORGOTTEN SPEECHES. THIS EVENT IS GEARED TOWARDS AMPLIFYING THE VOICES OF WOMXN OF COLOR LEADERS FOR SOCIAL CHANGE THROUGHOUT TIME.

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Aug
15
5:30 PM17:30

GLIA DACA Rally

On August 15 - the 5th anniversary of the first DACA application - we will protect the millions of immigrants who depend on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. DACA has provided more than one million immigrant youth with the opportunity for jobs, drivers licenses, and more stability to our communities.

DACA is under threat. The administration has until September 5th the rescind DACA or 10 state attorneys general will sue. The clock is ticking - we must take to the streets and stand our ground! This August 15th, remind them our vocal majority stands with immigrants.

We need you to show up. Bring a sign. Bring your voice. 

It’s time to fight! #HereToStay

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Jul
9
12:00 PM12:00

GLIA/ISGL/Mandela Fellow's Community Picnic

Please join Greater Lafayette Immigrant Allies, the Islamic Society of Greater Lafayette, and Purdue's visiting Mandela Fellows for a community picnic celebrating the diversity of our community while getting to know the 25 young African leaders visiting this summer. We will be at Shelter 4 (at the back of the park). We will have burgers and chicken on the grill as well as beverages.

Please sign-up to bring something to share:

http://www.perfectpotluck.com/meals.php?t=LAUM1560&v=7f3b095d60

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Jun
3
11:00 AM11:00

#WearOrange Community Cookout for Gun Violence Awareness

The Greater Lafayette chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America will partner with the YWCA and Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) to bring a FREE cookout to the Greater Lafayette community. Live music, activities for kids, food and fun are also guaranteed. Informational mini brochures and buttons will be available. Please join us!

Please RSVP [Required]: http://act.everytown.org/event/wear-orange-2017/6311/signup/?akid&zip

Orange is the color that Hadiya Pendleton’s friends wore in her honor when she was shot and killed in Chicago at the age of 15 — just one week after performing at President Obama’s 2nd inaugural parade in 2013. After her death, they asked us to stand up, speak out, and Wear Orange to raise awareness about gun violence.

We wear orange for Hadiya and to honor the more than 90 lives cut short and the hundreds more injured by gun violence every day — and to demand action. Orange is what hunters wear in the woods to protect themselves and others from harm. Orange is a bright, bold color that demands to be seen. Orange expresses our collective hope as a nation — a hope for a future free from gun violence.

 

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May
1
8:30 AM08:30

Greater Lafayette May Day Action

Join us in meeting at Meijer in Lafayette or the Purdue Memorial Union at 8:30 am to board buses and carpools to attend the Indianapolis May Day March hosted by Cosecha of Indianapolis. The event will begin at St. Patrick Parish, followed by a march to the city center to participate in all-day festivities.

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