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Dear Liz,
With six weeks before the inauguration of President-elect Trump, we are mobilizing our communities for the fight ahead. Now more than ever, we are determined to defend and protect our immigrant communities.  
On Sunday, December 18thInternational Migrants Day, the New York Immigration Coalition will bring together our members and partners to rally and send a clear message from New Yorkers to President-Elect Trump and his administration: immigrant communities are here to stay and we will fight back against hate and anti-immigrant policies!
Will you join the movement to protect America's immigrants?
When: Sunday, December 18th at 1pm
Meeting Point: Dag Hammerskjold Plaza in Manhttan (East 48th St betw 1st and 2nd Ave in Manhattan)
Our Call to Action:
  • Defend the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which provides 50,000 New Yorkers (and 700,000 + nationally) with work permits and other essential resources
  • Protect immigrant communities from deportation
  • Prevent the creation of a Muslim registry
  • Support refugee resettlement
RSVP on Facebook: bit.ly/march4immigrantNY
Spread the Word: To share this on Facebook, click HERE. To share this on Twitter, click HERE
Co-Sponsor The Action:
We need your presence and support. If your organization is interested in co-sponsoring our rally, please sign-up here.
The New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC)  is an umbrella policy and advocacy organization for over 150 groups in New York State that work with immigrants and refugees. The NYIC aims to achieve a fairer and more just society that values the contributions of immigrants and extends opportunity to all by promoting immigrants’ full civic participation, fostering their leadership, and providing a unified voice and a vehicle for collective action for New York’s diverse immigrant communities.




El domingo 18 de diciembreDía Internacional de los Migrantesla Coalición de Inmigración de Nueva York reunirá a sus miembros y colaboradores en una marcha para enviar un mensaje claro de los neoyorquinos al Presidente electo Trump y a su administración: las comunidades inmigrantes están aquí para quedarse y nosotros lucharemos contra el odio y las políticas anti-inmigrantes!
¿Te uniras al movimiento para proteger a los inmigrantes de Estados Unidos?
Cuándo: Domingo, 18 de diciembre a la 1pm
Punto de Encuentro: Plaza Dag Hammerskjold en Manhttan (East 48th St entre la 1ª y 2ª Ave en Manhattan)
Nuestro Llamado a la Acción:
  • Defender el Programa de Acción Diferida para Llegadas en la Infancia (DACA), el cual provee a 50,000 neoyorquinos (y más de 700,000 nacionalmente) con permisos de trabajo y otros recursos esenciales
  • Proteger a las comunidades inmigrantes de la deportación
  • Impedir la creación de un registro musulmán
  • Apoyar el reasentamiento de refugiados
RSVP en Facebook: bit.ly/march4immigrantNY
Pasa la voz: Para compartir esto en Facebook, haga clic AQUÍ. Para compartir esto en Twitter, haga clic AQUÍ.

Co-patrocina La Marcha:
Necesitamos su presencia y apoyo. Si su organización está interesada en co-patrocinar nuestra marcha, por favor inscríbase aquí(Para obtener una lista actualizada de los patrocinadores, haga clic aquí)

For English, click HERE
The New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC)  is an umbrella policy and advocacy organization for over 150 groups in New York State that work with immigrants and refugees. The NYIC aims to achieve a fairer and more just society that values the contributions of immigrants and extends opportunity to all by promoting immigrants’ full civic participation, fostering their leadership, and providing a unified voice and a vehicle for collective action for New York’s diverse immigrant communities.



















































































NYWIFT is proud to present a FREE one-time Saturday production workshop on Saturday, May 21st taught by Third World Newsreel for girls and women of all ages (15+) who are immigrants or first-generation Americans. This workshop is a part of our Cultural Immigrant Initiative, Women Directors: Sharing Immigrant Experiences Through Film, and will focus on teaching the basics of documentary story telling and production. Over the course of the one-day workshop, participants will create their own short group documentary, which will be screened alongside Don't Tell Anyone/No le Digas a Nadie at the Onderdonk House in Ridgewood on June 16.
The workshop will take place at Maspeth Town Hall located at 5337 72nd St Maspeth, NY 11378 from 10am-6pm. Food will be provided.
Topics covered in this workshop include:

• Camera techniques
• Executing interviews
• Shot composition
• Story structure
• Other technical production skills
By the end of this workshop, participants will have a basic understanding of the fundamentals of video production and will have shot a mini-documentary. Participants are also invited to work on the editing of the projects with the Third World Newsreel production teachers.
Please download this form and send it to events@nywift.org, along with the permission slip for participants under 18.

A Special Thanks to City Council Member Elizabeth Crowley who selected New York Women in Film & Television to receive funding for the Cultural Immigrant Initiative.

Join the conversation on Twitter: #nywift | @nywift
NYWIFT programs, screenings and events are supported, in part, by grants from New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and New York State Council on the Arts












































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