Please join us for Brooklyn in Solidarity, a unique event with participants from Saint Ann’s School, Brooklyn Friends School, Berkeley Carroll School, and Packer Collegiate Institute on Tuesday, April 18th from 5-7 PM. Please plan to arrive at 4:45 so that the activities may start promptly. The program will begin with a youth-facilitated activity that enables us to examine the recent immigration policies and their impact. Following this discussion and activity period, we will hear from a panel of youth activists working on these issues in various Brooklyn communities. Pizza and light refreshments will be served.
Why: To learn how you can help local immigrant communities who are affected by recent policy actions
When: Tuesday, April 18th from 4:45 – 7 pm
Where: St. Ann’s Parish Hall at 157 Montague Street, between Clinton and Henry Streets
Brooklyn in Solidarity will bring together 75 – 100 community members from our four schools for an interactive conversation with local community leaders—a student/young adult will represent each group. Participating groups will include:
- Angy Rivera, New York State Youth Leadership Council, an undocumented youth led organization fighting for immigrant justice through leadership development and community organizing
- Priya Patel, Immigration Legal Program with Lutheran Social Services of New York
- A student leader from Arab American Family Support Program
- A representative from Brooklyn Community Foundation
- Adama Bah, activist (watch her short film on Vimeo)
Our school communities will gain valuable insight into how we can work together with our fellow Brooklyn residents to create positive change.
To Attend please RSVP by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org and include your name and grade. Space is LIMITED, so please be sure to email to get on the list.
We hope many of you can make it!