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•••LIGHTS FOR LIBERTY•••
Outraged over the human rights abuses happening at the border and in immigrant detention facilities throughout our country? So are we!
Want to support or get more involved? Here are some organizations taking action:
CT Immigrant Bail Fund / Fondo de Fianzas de Inmigración
Provides financial assistance to individuals that are detained in immigration jail because they cannot pay bail.
Proveemos asistencia financiera a personas que están detenidas en las cárceles de inmigración porque no tienen los recursos necesarios para pagar una fianza.
Unidad Latina en Acción - ULA,
A grassroots organization that defends the human rights of immigrants and workers in the greater New Haven area.
Unidad Latina en Accion es una agrupación multiétnica que defiende los derechos humanos de los inmigrantes y los trabajadores de New Haven, Connecticut y las comunidades alrededor.
An immigrant-led community defense group to fight deportations in the Hartford CT area.
Colectivo de defensa comunitaria contra las deportaciones en el area de Hartford CT, liderado por gente migrante.
Make the Road CT
Founded 2015, Make the Road Connecticut (MRCT) builds the power of Latino and working class communities to achieve dignity and justice through organizing, policy innovation, transformative education, and survival services.
Somos Se Hace Camino Connecticut, miembr@s de la comunidades de Bridgeport y Hartford, trabajando junt@s para un mej.
CT Students for a Dream
Founded 2010, Connecticut Students for a Dream is a youth-led statewide network fighting for the rights of undocumented youth and their families.
We promote equal access to higher education and work toward a more just society where undocumented immigrants are not discriminated against because of their status, exercise self-determination, and achieve their full potential.
Connecticut Immigrant Rights Alliance - CIRA
Founded in 2012, the Connecticut Immigrant Rights Alliance (CIRA) is a statewide alliance of immigrant,faith, labor, youth, community, business and ally organizations founded to improve the lives of Connecticut’s diverse immigrant community.
We seek to strengthen family unity through the pursuit of social justice and civil liberties. We achieve this mission through non-partisan civic engagement, public education, and advocating for workable, fair and humane immigration policies.
The Facebook event page is here
And the national day of action page is here