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Cris Hilo is a descendent of Filipino migrants. For the past nine years, Cris Hilo has been agitating, organizing, and mobilizing diverse communities around immigrant and workers' rights.

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The Columbia School of Social Work is having their annual Criminal Justice Caucus, BEYOND THE BARS on March 6th through March 8th. Families for Freedom will be presenting at a workshop called Immigration, Incarceration, and Justice will be held on Saturday March 7th from 3:45-5:15 pm. We are also excited that FFF Board Chair Marlon Peterson will be a part of the Kick-Off Event on Friday with Michelle Alexander, Asha Rose, Eddie Conway and a several other powerful guest speakers
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"Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues, is a play that celebrates sexuality and rises against gender violence, envisioning a world where people can live in peace with justice.

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El curso de defensa es un entrenamiento de 6 semanas que sirve para orientar y capacitar a participantes a entender como navegar el sistema de detencion y deportacion; y como luchar contra este sistema injusto y permanecer en tu communidad.  

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Families for Freedom and United Methodist Women are hosting a screening next week of a film made by Grassroots Leadership, based in Texas, regarding the expansion of family detention in Texas and New Mexico. The film is: “No Sanctuary: The Big Business of Family Detention.” See description and trailer here: http://www.texasprisonbidness.org/immigration-detention/no-sanctuary-big...
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The United Nations are meeting on November 20 in New York to celebrate the 25th anniversary of 

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Join us Friday, November 14th, for an evening of music, international food, drinks, and dance, to celebrate Families For Freedom's 12th Annual Fundraiser! This fall we will be honoring New York Immigrant Family Unity Project (Bronx Defenders, Brooklyn Defender Services, & the Legal Aid Society) and Khalil Alvaro Cumberbatch!

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