A Climate Conversation, April 23 7-9pm, Carver Recreation Center. States, local governments, businesses and individual citizens are the new face of American leadership on climate change as a result of the Federal government’s announced departure from the Paris Agreement. Join others to learn what is being done in Virginia and here in our own community to address climate change, how it is affecting us now and will in the future, and what we can do in our daily lives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The Conversation will empower our community to foster real change through education, engagement and action.
Unaccompanied and Immigrant Minors Information Session, Wednesday, April 25 at 11:30am. Organized by Creciendo Juntos at The Bridge PAI, 209 Monticello Road. Registration required.
A Concert Conversation with Natalia Serna, Wednesday, April 25 at 5:00pm. LatinX Graduate Student Alliance (LGSA) and the UVA Art Department are sponsoring this event that will explore immigration and border topics through songs and stories. Open Grounds Studio A, 1400 University Avenue. Ticket required.
Charlottesville-area Immigrant Resource and Advocacy Coalition Meeting and Forum: Immigration Policy Hits Home: What Can We Do? Wednesday, April 25 at 6:30pm. Volunteer orientation for transportation & detention visitation at 6:30pm, Forum at 7:15pm. Each year, 50 of our Charlottesville neighbors are unjustly removed from their families and placed into deportation proceedings. Please join CIRAC and Sin Barreras, with speakers David Baluarte, Professor of Law at Washington & Lee University, Tanishka Cruz, Immigration Attorney and Lecturer at UVA, and Fanny Smedile, founding Director of Sin Barreras/Without Barriers, at a forum to understand the Policies, Practices and Harm resulting from these removals. The 6:30 Volunteer Orientation is a great way to learn more about CIRAC, even if you can’t stay for the forum. IX Art Park, 522 2nd St SE, Charlottesville
Art and Tacos: a silent art auction fundraiser for Sin Barreras. Saturday, April 28 at The Kitchen: 606 Rivanna Avenue, Charlottesville
5:30-9:00pm. Live music by Lua Project. Advance tickets $25 via sinbarrerascville.com (PayPal) or $30 at the door. Food included / cash bar
Join other PACEM Shelter supporters on April 29th from 2-5pm at the Barn at Pea Ridge Farm for a spring fundraiser. Tickets are $75 per person or $500 for a table of eight. Price includes food by C & O Restaurant, music by Michael Clem & Rusty Speidel, and beer from Devils Backbone Brewing Company & wine donated by the Charlottesville Cooking School. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. All proceeds benefit PACEM! To reserve your ticket call 434.973.1234 x121