A seminar hosted by Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust and Regional Asylum Activism. We are honored to have Carlos Saavedra from United States with us on the day to talk about his experiences of campaigning and activism for immigrants and its lessons for us in Yorkshire and Humberside.
FREE HALF DAY SEMINAR
For Activists and Campaigners
COME AND BE INSPIRED BY CARLOS SAAVEDRA
TUESDAY 19TH FEBRUARY 2013
10:00 TO 13:00 FOLLOWED BY LUNCH
ST GEORGE’S CENTRE, Great George Street Leeds, LS1 3BR
Carlos Saavedra is the national coordinator of United We Dream, the largest Latino youth organisation representing undocumented young people in the United States. In the recent 2012 Presidential elections United We Dream, also known as the DREAMers, was credited with helping to force President Obama into signing an Executive Order to defer deportations and create a pathway to citizenship for young undocumented students.
Please note that this is a free seminar but you have to book your place in advance.
To book a place for this event, please email your name(s), organisation (if applicable) and contact details to
Kaveh Azarhoosh at firstname.lastname@example.org
by Monday 11th February 2012.
Unfortunately, we have to limit attendance to two people per organisation. Places
will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.
Travel expenses will be available to asylum seekers, if arranged in advanced.
If you have any question about this seminar please do not hesitate to contact us.
West Yorkshire Racial Justice Programme Yorkshire & Humber
Regional Activism Coordinator