PUBLIC FORUM, APRIL 15, 2019
TRUE REFORMER BUILDING, PUBLIC WELFARE FOUNDATION
On April 15, 2019, JusticeAid presented Indefensible: Immigrants Trapped by the Criminalization of the Immigration Process, a panel discussion held at the True Reformer Building at Public Welfare Foundation.
The event recognized JusticeAid 2019 beneficiary Immigrant Defense Project (IDP), a New York-based nonprofit that fights to end the current era’s unprecedented mass deportation of immigrants via immigrant defense, impact litigation, advocacy, alliance building and education, and communications.
Mizue Aizeki, Deputy Director of IDP, moderated the panel joined by first-term Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), an outspoken advocate for immigrants, the vulnerable, and working-class people across the country. Alina Das, Professor at NYU School of Law, discussed….Jonathan Jayes-Green, Founder of UndocuBlack Network, raised the issue of ….., which…..Immigrant Community Organizer Alejandra Pablos…IDP’s Executive Director Alisa Wellek delivered a moving presentation …. during intermission.
In the midst of your [IDP’s] tireless efforts on behalf of so many abused so cruelly, you found time to work with JusticeAid to pull together two amazing events that indeed made you and your work new friends and corrected the mad mainstream narrative of fear and hate. We are thrilled at how the events came together, and we are honored to lend support to your endeavors.
APRIL 16, 2019
THE HAMILTON, WASHINGTON, DC
The following evening, April 16, ### friends and supporters came out to hear classic rock band Los Lobos at JusticeAid’s (#th) music benefit held at The Hamilton, also in Washington, DC. The event, a combination dinner/performance that raised more than $xxx,000 to support IDP.
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