Community Event: Decolonizing Immigration: Roots & Routes


When:
August 30, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
2018-08-30T18:00:00+00:00
2018-08-30T20:30:00+00:00
Where:
Seattle Public Library - Central Library
1000 4th Avenue
Seattle
WA 98164
Contact:
Puget Sound Socialists (ISO)
Community Event: Decolonizing Immigration: Roots & Routes @ Seattle Public Library - Central Library | Seattle | WA | US

Sponsored by the Seattle Public Library

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How do child and family detention camps and the Supreme Court’s upholding of the travel ban follow a broader historical arc? Join a conversation, punctuated with arts and creativity, where community leaders respond to recent changes in immigration policy with personal insights and reflections on larger social movements for inclusivity and equality. Highlights will include Indigenous sovereignty, Black Diasporas, and Asian Pacific Islander organizing. This evening will close out the ART ON THE PLAZA series. Funding is provided by The Seattle Public Library Foundation.

Presenters:
David Rue
Enoka Herat
Ellany Kayce
Graciela Nuñez Pargas
Hodan Hassan
Tom Ikeda
Tuesday Velasquez

Music Lineup:
Tuesday Velasquez

Passageways—Drummer D’Vonne Lewis’ new group celebrates the Black Diaspora from Seattle’s rich African-American jazz heritage to rhythms from South Africa, Central America, and Senegal. Passageways is: D’Vonne Lewis, Ari Joshua, Alex Dugdale, and Thione Diop.

Community Partners:
ACLU of Washington
Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS)
Densho
Earshot Jazz
Social Justice Fund NW

Photo credit: Lupe Carlos III