Town Hall Series

What does #SolidarityIs mean to you? (August 11, 2016)

#SolidarityIs, a campaign that lifts up transformative principles and practices of solidarity, launched a series of Twitter town halls. Our first conversation included Deepa Iyer, Judith Browne Dianis (Advancement Project), Linda Sarsour (MPower Change) and Montague Simmons. 

How do we build multiracial solidarity and end hate violence? (August 18, 2016_

Our focus: ending hate violence targeting Muslim, Arab, Sikh, South Asian communities using a solidarity lens. Our anchors: Nadia Tonova (National Network of Arab American Communities), Sakira Cook (LCCHR), Suman Raghunathan (SAALT), and Sapreet Kaur (Sikh Coalition).

#SolidarityIs Immigration Rights (August 25, 2016)

Our focus: fighting for immigration rights for all communities through a solidarity lens. Our anchors: Jiny Kim (Asian Americans Advancing Justice), Jonathan Jayes-Green (UndocuBlack Network), and Greisa Martinez (United We Dream).

#SolidarityIs Everywhere (September 1, 2016)

Our town hall focused on grassroots organizing in Native communities, the South, and Northwest. Our anchors included Judith Le Blanc (Native Organizers Alliance), Stephanie Guilloud (Project South), and Jill Mangaliman (Got Green Seattle)

#SolidarityIs #15YearsAfter911 (September 8, 2016)

Our focus: reflecting on the events and aftermath of 9/11 on the 15th anniversary through a solidarity lens. Our anchors: Elica Vafaie (Asian Law Caucus), Margari Hill (Muslim Anti-Racism Collaborative), Madihha AHussain (Muslim Advocates), Vince Warren (The Center for Constitutional Rights)

#SolidarityIs #YourVoteYourVoice (November 3, 2016)

Our focus: discuss issues, trends, and barriers facing minority voters. Our anchors: Maya Berry (Arab American Institute), Karthick Ramakrishnan (National Asian American Survey), Judith Browne Dianis (Advancement Project), Jessica Reeves (Voto Latino), and moderated by Deepa Iyer (#SolidarityIs)