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!
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!
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!)
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!
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!
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.