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Press Advisory: Immigrant Communities and Allies Denounce Patrick Administration's Intention to Sign on to the Secure Communities Program

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When: Wednesday, December, 22 at 11:00 a.m.
Where: In front of the Massachusetts State House

Centro Presente Strongly Denounces Massachusetts' Intention to Sign on to Secure Communities

For Immediate Release      

December, 17 2010                                                

Patricia Montes, Centro Presente
(617) 959 3108

VICTORY for Somerville Youth! The Somerville School Committee Pass Resolution in Support of the Dream Act.

Members of the Somerville School Committee and the two youth programs

Somerville, MA- This Monday night with a unanimous vote, the Somerville School Committee passed a resolution that supports the concepts of the Dream Act which is currently before both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.

Press Advisory: Immigrant Family members of Centro Presente Denounce Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) tactics of intimidation‏

Press Advisory

WHAT: Immigrant Family members of Centro Presente Denounce Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) tactics of intimidation

Media Contact: Patricia Montes
Centro Presente- (617) 959 3108

Centro Presente counters ICE's Secure Communities Program - Campaign launched to educate public about the effects of dragnet policies on immigrant families -

PRESS RELEASE

Centro Presente counters ICE’s Secure Communities Program
- Campaign launched to educate public about the effects of dragnet policies on immigrant families -

This Summer Centro Presente is Offering Classes of Spanish for Social Change!

Come to Centro Presente and learn to speak, write and understand Spanish within a political, social and cultural context.

Through our Spanish classes students will learn about Latin American culture and history, and the story of the Latino immigrant experience in the Unites States.

We encourage and involve students in solidarity activities through a variety of programs, and provide a first-hand opportunity to encounter the reality of the Latin American immigrant community.

VICTORY for Popeye's workers!

After almost a year of organizing and demanding that their rights be respected and their hard-earned work recognized, Centro Presente declares victory for Popeye’s workers.

Student Immigrant Movement and its allies will deliver to members of the Conference Committee over 1,000 signatures in opposition to the anti-immigrant amendments to the state budget and hold a press conference

Media Contacts

José Palma - Student Immigrant Movement (781) 244-3357
Patricia Montes - Centro Presente (617) 959-3108

Student Immigrant Movement and its allies will deliver to members of the Conference Committee over 1,000 signatures in opposition to the anti-immigrant amendments to the state budget and hold a press conference.

WHAT

Press Conference and presentation of over 1,000 signatures against Anti Immigrant amendments. Featured speakers include spokespeople from:

Centro Presente's Youth Program, 'Pintamos Nuestro Mundo/We Paint Our World', Presents its 'Vision for Social Change' Photography Exhibition and Supports the Student Immigrant Movement Vigil

What: Press ConferenceWhen: Tuesday, June 15th,11:00 AM
Where: MA State House, Hearing Room B2- Bowdoin Street entrance of the State House
Who: State Representative Denise Provost, State Senator Patricia D. Jehlen, Dimas Avila, Centro Presente Youth Member, Patricia Montes, Centro Presente’s Executive Director, José Palma, Lead Organizer, Student Immigrant Movement