Events

Here to Stay: Immigration Advocacy in Our Public Spaces

Hosted by Living Walls, The City Speaks, and Yehimi Cambron

When: April 26, 2019 | 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Where: Latin American Association

What: Join us to celebrate the #EducationIsLiberation Monarch Mural! The Latin American Association, alongside artist and activist Yehimi Cambrón and the arts nonprofit Living Walls, will be revealing the new #EducationIsLiberation Monarch Mural on Friday, April 26. After the loss of the original mural and challenging conversations about the role of the public in telling the stories of our immigrant communities, the mural finally found a new home at the Latin American Association on Buford Highway. We will celebrate Yehimi’s new mural and host a panel discussion titled: #HeretoStay: Immigration Advocacy in Our Public Spaces.
Food for this event will be catered by Estela’s Heavenadas. Please feel free to come out and celebrate with us!

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Gwinnett Multicultural Festival & County Government Open House

Hosted by GMAC, Center for Pan Asian Community Services, and Live Healthy Gwinnett

When: April 27, 2019 | 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Where: Shorty Howell County Park

What: Free for all ages! Community and County Government Department Displays Police Specialized Units Displays // Live Cultural Performances Kids’ Activities // Dunk Tank // Inflatables // Food Vendors and so much more!

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Spring Artisan Market

Hosted by Refuge Coffee Co.

When: May 11, 2019 | 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Where: Refuge Coffee Co.

What: Come support small, local artists and businesses who will be selling handcrafted goods! We have 40 incredible vendors who will be selling, jewelry, wooden decor, hand-lettered and letterpress artwork, global fair trade goods, scarves, soy candles, unique home decor items and more! We will also be showcasing delicious international food, which will be available for purchase, during lunch and dinner. There will also be performances from talented local musicians from 10:00 AM-2:00 PM. Rain or Shine! (All of our vendors will be either setup inside the garage or underneath tents!)

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Free Citizenship Clinic/ Evento Gratis Para Hacerse Cuidadno

Hosted by GALEO.org, International Rescue Committee Atlanta, Latin American Association, Catholic Charities Atlanta, Asian Americans Advancing Justice Atlanta, and New American Pathways

When: May 11, 2019 | 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Where: Georgia Gwinnett College

What: If you are a permanent resident seeking to be a U.S. Citizen, join us May 11th for a FREE Citizenship Clinic!

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40th Anniversary Celebration and Open House

Hosted by the International Rescue Committee Atlanta

When: May 16, 2019 | 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Where: International Rescue Committee Atlanta

What: Please join the IRC in Atlanta as we celebrate 40 years of welcoming refugees to rebuild their lives in Georgia communities! This year, the IRC in Atlanta is celebrating our 40th anniversary. Since our opening in 1979—together with Georgians from all walks of life—we have welcomed more than 26,500 refugees from 67 countries to rebuild their lives in communities across the state. We invite the entire community—current and past clients, staff, volunteers, donors, partners and supporters—to join us on Thursday, May 16, from 6 – 8pm at the IRC in Atlanta to celebrate 40 Years of Welcome!

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4ta Confrencia Para Latinas Emprendedoras

Hosted by the Latin American Association

When: May 18, 2019 | 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Where: Infinite Energy Center

What: The annual Latina Empowerment Conference is a day-long event that brings together 1,000 Latinas from metro Atlanta and beyond for a one-of-a-kind experience designed to inspire and empower them to become change agents in their own lives and communities. The event features motivational speakers, workshops led by Latina trailblazers, educational resources, network opportunities and Marketplace that provides exhibitors to reach this important market, one of the most rapid growth groups in the economy.

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