Hey you—human! I command you to go learn about how to help your fellow people. On Thursday, May 4, from 6-7:30pm, assemble with others of your species at the Albuquerque Convention Center (on the east side) to educate yourself about “the realities facing immigrant New Mexicans and discover what you can do to help preserve families.” Speakers will include Attorney General of New Mexico Hector Balderas, Deputy Consul at the Consulado de México en Albuquerque Maxaira Baltazar, Executive Director of Faith Coalition for Immigrant Justice Justin Remer-Thamert and more. The moderator will be Alejandro Contreras from Telemundo. Be there to support local immigrants. (Renée Chavez)
Thursday May 4, 2017
Albuquerque, NM 87102
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Discuss the policies and realities of immigration in N.M. and learn about volunteering opportunities to support immigrant families.
Policies and realities of immigration in New Mexico plus opportunities to volunteer to support immigrant families.
Speakers include New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas; Dep. Consul, Consulado de Mexico en Albuquerque Maxaira Baltazar; El Centro Igualdad y Derecho executive director Rachel Lazar; NM Islamic Assn. president Abbas Akhil; Immigration Civil Rights Attorney David Urias; Pegasus Legal Services Larry Kronen attorney; UNM Sanctuary initiative founder Rafaelo Martinez; Refugee Congress delegate Martin Ndayisenga; NM Asian Family Services executive director Kay Bounkeua and NM Faith Coalition for Immigrant Justice executive director Justin Remer-Thamert