CCANO’s Immigration, Refugee, and ESL events for June

Dear friends,

Please find attached CCANO’s Immigration, Refugee, and ESL events for June.  We have quite a few training and outreach events this month, so please do feel free to disseminate the calendar and attached flyers widely and contact us if you have any questions!

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ILRC Crimm Flyer- June 19-20

CATHOLIC CHARITIES IMMIGRATION, REFUGEE, and ESL SERVICES – June 2017 Event Calendar

Mon, Jun 5

ESL Summer Classes Registration/ Classes de Verano de ESL Matricula

Hispanic Apostolate 2505 Maine Ave., Metairie, LA 70003

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Classes are open to adult learners from around the world.

New Students: Please bring $25 for your book on the first day of class.

We accept money orders and credit cards (no cash).

Questions? Call 504-722-5692

Email: twheelock@ccano.org

Maps and more information:  www.CCANO.org/ESL

Inmigrantes adultos de todo el mundo son bienvenidos.

Estudiantes nuevas: Favor de llevar $25 su libro.

Aceptamos giros (money order) o tarjetas de credito. No efectivo.

Preguntas? Llamanos al 504-722-5692

Email: twheelock@ccano.org

www.CCANO.org/ESL

 

Tue, Jun 6

Clinica de Inmigracion/ Immigration Legal Self Help Desk

Mary Queen of Vietnam, 14001 Dwyer Blvd, New Orleans, La. 70129

5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

CCANO holds free legal self-help desks every Tuesday from 5:00–8:00 at a variety of locations to provide information on who may qualify for immigration benefits, answer simple immigration questions and make referrals. If you would like more information on the location of the next self-help desk, please call us at (504) 310-6860 and leave a message providing your full name, phone number, and/or email address.

Servicios de Asistencia Legal gratuita – Asistencia legal a personas que se están representando por si mismas en temas migratorios. Tiene una clínica de inmigración cada martes de las 5:00–8:00 pm en varidades locales para dar informacion sobre quien qualifica para beneficios de inmigracion, contester preguntas inmigratorias, y referir para servicios. No tenemos autorizado aceptar casos para representarlos, pero podemos responder preguntas legales referentes a este tema, y referirlos hacia personas u organizaciones que si puedan representarlos. También tenemos un buen lugar para que las personas puedan reportar cualquier acto discriminatorio, acoso, persecución o cualquier crimen de odio. Caridades Católicas de New Orleans puede ayudar a las personas a realizar este reporte ante las autoridades competentes. Si desea obtener más información en los lugares y fechas de estas servicios, puede llamar al numeró (504) 310-6860 y dejar un mensaje, con su nombre, numeró telefónico o correo electrónico.

 

Wed, Jun 7

Cultural Awareness Training

East Jefferson Library

5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Room for 20 participants, please RSVP to Chelsea Lafferty at clafferty@ccano.org

 

Tue, Jun 13

 Clinica de Inmigracion/Immigration Legal Self Help Desk

North Kenner Library 630 W Esplanade Ave., Kenner, La 70065

 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

CCANO holds free legal self-help desks every Tuesday from 5:00–8:00 at a variety of locations to provide information on who may qualify for immigration benefits, answer simple immigration questions and make referrals. If you would like more information on the location of the next self-help desk, please call us at (504) 310-6860 and leave a message providing your full name, phone number, and/or email address.

Servicios de Asistencia Legal gratuita – Asistencia legal a personas que se están representando por si mismas en temas migratorios. Tiene una clínica de inmigración cada martes de las 5:00–8:00 pm en varidades locales para dar informacion sobre quien qualifica para beneficios de inmigracion, contester preguntas inmigratorias, y referir para servicios. No tenemos autorizado aceptar casos para representarlos, pero podemos responder preguntas legales referentes a este tema, y referirlos hacia personas u organizaciones que si puedan representarlos. También tenemos un buen lugar para que las personas puedan reportar cualquier acto discriminatorio, acoso, persecución o cualquier crimen de odio. Caridades Católicas de New Orleans puede ayudar a las personas a realizar este reporte ante las autoridades competentes. Si desea obtener más información en los lugares y fechas de estas servicios, puede llamar al numeró (504) 310-6860 y dejar un mensaje, con su nombre, numeró telefónico o correo electrónico.

 

Wed, Jun 14

 Orientation Juridicas de la Comunidad/Community Legal Orientation

Hispanic Apostolate – Salon de San Martin (Hall) – 2505 Maine Ave, Metairie 70003

 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

We conduct community legal orientations for the families who entered the U.S. in the GNO area. If you would like to register to attend one of these free orientation sessions and schedule a future consultation, please call our main number at: (504) 310-6860 and leave a message with your full name, phone number, and/or email address.

Actualmente, estamos programando orientaciones jurídicas de la comunidad para las familias que entraron en el área de Nueva Orleans. Si desea registrarse para asistir a una de estas sesiones de orientación gratuita y programar una consulta futura, por favor llame a nuestro número principal en: (504) 310-6860 para dejar un mensaje con su nombre completo y número de teléfono.

Mon, Jun 19 to Tue, Jun 20

 Defending Immigrants: An Overview of Crimmigration, Removal Defense and How to assist the Undocumented – Training

Corpus Christi Community Center; 2022 St. Bernard Ave., New Orleans LA 70116

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Join us for a free two-day training designed to introduce legal practitioners to basic principles and skills needed to defend immigrants under the new Administration. This event is sponsored by the Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC), New Orleans Workers’ Center for Racial Justice (NOWCRJ), and Catholic Charities of New Orleans (CCANO).  See flyer attached for more info.

Tue, Jun 20

 Clinica de Inmigracion/Immigration Legal Self Help Desk

First Grace United Methodist Church 3401 Canal St., New Orleans, La 70119

 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

CCANO holds free legal self-help desks every Tuesday from 5:00–8:00 at a variety of locations to provide information on who may qualify for immigration benefits, answer simple immigration questions and make referrals. If you would like more information on the location of the next self-help desk, please call us at (504) 310-6860 and leave a message providing your full name, phone number, and/or email address.

Servicios de Asistencia Legal gratuita – Asistencia legal a personas que se están representando por si mismas en temas migratorios. Tiene una clínica de inmigración cada martes de las 5:00–8:00 pm en varidades locales para dar informacion sobre quien qualifica para beneficios de inmigracion, contester preguntas inmigratorias, y referir para servicios. No tenemos autorizado aceptar casos para representarlos, pero podemos responder preguntas legales referentes a este tema, y referirlos hacia personas u organizaciones que si puedan representarlos. También tenemos un buen lugar para que las personas puedan reportar cualquier acto discriminatorio, acoso, persecución o cualquier crimen de odio. Caridades Católicas de New Orleans puede ayudar a las personas a realizar este reporte ante las autoridades competentes. Si desea obtener más información en los lugares y fechas de estas servicios, puede llamar al numeró (504) 310-6860 y dejar un mensaje, con su nombre, numeró telefónico o correo electrónico.

 World Refugee Day Celebration

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Please contact Valerie Ceaser for more information at vceaser@ccano.org.

Sat, Jun 24

Know Your Rights & Free Attorney Consultations/ Conozca Sus Derechos y Consultas Gratuitas con Abogados

Carrollton Avenue Church of Christ 4540 S. Carrollton Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70119

10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Join us for an Immigration Presentation of: Know Your Rights & Free Attorney Consultations.  For members for the community who have questions about their rights in the United States. Come for a free presentation and for an opportunity to consult with an immigration attorney!

1st Presentation: 10:15 AM

2nd Presentation: 12:15 PM

Arrive early to get more information! Bring your documents if you would like a consultation!

Enter from Palmyra Street – the blue doors!

Sponsored by Catholic Charities—Archdiocese of New Orleans and American Immigration Lawyers Association

See flyer attached for more info.

Únase para una Presentación de Inmigración: Conozca Sus Derechos y Consultas Gratuitas con Abogados.  Para gente en la comunidad quien tiene preguntas sobre sus derechos en los Estados Unidos. Venga para una presentación gratis y para la oportunidad de tener una consulta con un abogado de inmigración.

1a Presentación: 10:15 AM

2a Presentación: 12:15 PM

Venga temprano para obtener más información! Traigan sus documentos si quiere una consulta!

Entre por la calle Palmyra Street – las puertas azules!

Auspiciado por Caridades Católicas Arquidiócesis de New Orleans y Asociación Americana de Abogados de Inmigración

Tue, Jun 27

Clinica de Inmigracion/Immigration Legal Self Help Desk

Westwego Library 635 4th St., Westwego, La 70094

5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

CCANO holds free legal self-help desks every Tuesday from 5:00–8:00 at a variety of locations to provide information on who may qualify for immigration benefits, answer simple immigration questions and make referrals. If you would like more information on the location of the next self-help desk, please call us at (504) 310-6860 and leave a message providing your full name, phone number, and/or email address.

Servicios de Asistencia Legal gratuita – Asistencia legal a personas que se están representando por si mismas en temas migratorios. Tiene una clínica de inmigración cada martes de las 5:00–8:00 pm en varidades locales para dar informacion sobre quien qualifica para beneficios de inmigracion, contester preguntas inmigratorias, y referir para servicios. No tenemos autorizado aceptar casos para representarlos, pero podemos responder preguntas legales referentes a este tema, y referirlos hacia personas u organizaciones que si puedan representarlos. También tenemos un buen lugar para que las personas puedan reportar cualquier acto discriminatorio, acoso, persecución o cualquier crimen de odio. Caridades Católicas de New Orleans puede ayudar a las personas a realizar este reporte ante las autoridades competentes. Si desea obtener más información en los lugares y fechas de estas servicios, puede llamar al numeró (504) 310-6860 y dejar un mensaje, con su nombre, numeró telefónico o correo electrónico.

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Thank you,

Adriana D. Hills

Administrative Assistant

Immigration & Refugee Services

Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans

 

2505 Maine Avenue

Metairie, LA 70003

504.310.6886 office

504.523.6962 fax

ahills@ccano.org

www.ccano.org

 

The Pirate’s Alley Faulkner Society “Juleps in June, 2017”

Dear Friends of Literature:

 

The Pirate’s Alley Faulkner Society is planning a grand redux of Juleps in June for 2017. In addition to being
a simply wonderful way to start the summer, it is Juleps in June is a celebration of both good literature and
the cause increasing literacy in our community.  Please join us!  And do forward to your friends, too.
We look forward to lifting a mint julep made to Mr. Faulkner’s recipe with you on June 4th.
Details are below and attached.

 

Rosemary James, Co-Founder, Faulkner Society
Anne Simms Pincus, Chairman Executive Board, Faulkner Society

 

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ByWater Institute at Tulane University

Partnership Reception

Friday, June 9, 2017, 4:00pm  – 6:00pm

ByWater Institute at Tulane University, 1370 Port of New Orleans Place

This appreciation event provides an opportunity for networking among some of

CPS’ 600+ community partners, engaged faculty, staff, and student leaders from various units at Tulane University.

Enjoy entertainment by local musicians and culture bearers, as well as food and refreshments from local vendors.

Guests are welcome to come and go as their schedules allow.

Attire is business casual. Free parking on premises.

RSVP here by May 31st

 

Tulane’s Center for Public Service is hiring a Service Learning Coordinator!  We are looking for someone who is passionate about civic engagement and social justice, can balance a high volume of projects in a fast-paced environment, can work with many diverse constituents, and who will bring a commitment to reciprocal community partnerships. Applications are due May 28th.  Apply at Tulane Jobs site and search for “IRC11602” or follow this link:  https://tinyurl.com/ld53e43

 

Amanda Buberger

Assistant Director, Academic Community Engagement

Tulane University’ s Center for Public Service

301 Alcee Fortier Hall

6823 St. Charles Avenue

New Orleans, LA 70118-5665

o: (504) 862-8058

c: (504) 473-6290

f: (504) 862-8061

abuberg@tulane.edu

http://tulane.edu/cps/

24th Annual APSAC Colloquium

Don’t worry, there is still time to register for the 24th Annual APSAC Colloquium taking place from June 21st to June 25th at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel. Even if you can’t come, please sign up to participate in local events to welcome professionals in our field from across the country including a free second line with the Storyville Stompers brass band. Don’t miss out!

To officially register please visit

http://www.apsac.org/24th-annual-apsac-colloquium
https://www.eventbrite.com/myevent?eid=23121268336
https://joieful.com/tour/apsac-bar-crawl

Gulf Coast Center for Law & Policy and VAYLA of New Orleans: Volunteers Needed

Dear Warriors for Justice,

The Gulf Coast Center for Law & Policy and VAYLA of New Orleans will be hosting a Community Justice Legal Clinic (Immigration) on Saturday, June 18, 2016 from 10am- 4pm in New Orleans East. We’re looking for Lawyers, Law Students, Translators and Justice Advocates to volunteer a couple of hours on that day to help provide support through out the day. Got a free day- come out and work for justice! Got a couple of hours- come out and work for justice!

CLIMATE & MIGRATION: We welcome all levels of volunteers to join us as we stabilize our community and build our movement for ecological equity and climate justice. Many new immigrants to the US are facing challenges directly connected to the insecurity that comes with our changing climate. The Gulf Coast Center for Law & Policy works with communities of color on the frontline of climate change to achieve climate justice and ecological equity. This community clinic will offer support to the immigrant community of New Orleans East and will be connected to broader community training around the issues of climate and migration.

INTERESTED IN SUPPORTING COMMUNITY JUSTICE: There’s something for everyone! Seasoned immigration attorneys become part of a client referral system. New lawyers get experience with immigration law and how to screen clients for benefits. Paralegals and law students get practical experience with client intake. And translators can get practical experience supporting legal services. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER as a volunteer (legal service provider, translator, general justice support.

VOLUNTEER TRAINING: There will be trainings on June 11, 2016 for all legal service workers (Lawyers, law students, paralegals). All training will take place at VAYLA offices located at 13235 Chef Menteur Hwy., Suite A, New Orleans, LA 70129 on the dates and times listed. You will receive confirmation for at least one of the trainings listed below. Please make plan to arrive 15 minutes early for your training:
Saturday, June 11 @ 10am- Translators/ Interpreters Training
Saturday, June 11 @ 12pm- Legal Services Training
Saturday June 11 @ 2pm- Justice Advocate/Community Training- (Climate+ Migration)
Saturday June 18 @ 9am- General Volunteers Training
If you’d like more information, or if your organization is interested in offering a table of information about ancillary community services of upcoming events please e-mail Emilia Aguinaga (emilia@gcclp.org).

 

Faith-Based and Community Preparedness Event, May 18th

Please allow me to extend an invitation to you and/or someone from your organization to an upcoming Faith-based and Community Preparedness Event, being held on May 18th at UNO’s campus from 11:00am – 12:00pm and Preparedness Fair from 12:00pm – 12:30pm.

This is a public event for faith and community leaders at which we’ll provide information about the 2016 Hurricane Season as well as actions attendees can take at individual, organizational and community levels to prepare.

 

The invitation is below.

https://eventactions.com/eareg.aspx?ea=Rsvp