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BAMN Statement on Arizona Immigration Ruling

BAMN Statement on Arizona Immigration Ruling

Shanta Driver, BAMN National Chair. released the following statement on today’s U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Arizona’s draconian immigration law: “BAMN views the split verdict issued by the U.S. Supreme Court in Arizona et al v. the United States as a defeat for the anti-immigrant right wing in America. However, while this ruling is a victory for the [...]

June 29, 2012 BAMN Featured, Immigrants Rights, Social Justice Comments Off on BAMN Statement on Arizona Immigration Ruling

More Victories for the Movement… Gay Ugandan Refugee Granted Asylum

More Victories for the Movement… Gay Ugandan Refugee Granted Asylum

SIGN AND CIRCULATE THE PETITION TO GRANT ASYLUM TO MFJ LEADERS TACKO, PROSCOVIA, & ASUMAN Many of you will have signed the petition calling for asylum for Tacko, Asuman, Andrew, and Proscovia -gay Ugandan and Senegalese asylum seekers and tireless leaders of the fight for equality and justice in Britain and around the world… On June [...]

June 17, 2012 BAMN Featured, Immigrants Rights, Social Justice Comments Off on More Victories for the Movement… Gay Ugandan Refugee Granted Asylum

DONATE to BAMN’s Summer Leadership Project Scholarship Fund!

DONATE to BAMN’s Summer Leadership Project Scholarship Fund!

“A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.”             — Martin Luther King, Jr. The Summer Leadership Project The Summer Leadership Project Internship (SLP) is an invaluable youth leadership opportunity for young scholars and activists (middle school through college) sponsored by the Coalition to Defend [...]

June 13, 2012 BAMN Featured, Leadership Conference, Social Justice Comments Off on DONATE to BAMN’s Summer Leadership Project Scholarship Fund!

Fight Continues to Remove Racist Teacher from Cesar Chavez Academy

Fight Continues to Remove Racist Teacher from Cesar Chavez Academy

UPDATE:  Students Pack 6/14/12 CCA Board Meeting – Advance the Fight to Force Board to ‘Decline to Renew’ Contract of Racist Teacher March Today, March Tomorrow and Keep Fighting Until we Win! On Friday, May 25, 2012, over 200 students walked out of Cesar Chavez Academy (CCA) Middle School and High School to demand a [...]

June 5, 2012 Monica Smith Featured, Fighting Racism, Immigrants Rights, Public Education Comments Off on Fight Continues to Remove Racist Teacher from Cesar Chavez Academy

Video: UCLA Occupiers Speak Out!

Video: UCLA Occupiers Speak Out!

On Friday, June 1, 2012, several dozen students and civil rights activists participated in a BAMN-organized occupation of the UCLA admissions office to demand: Double Latina/o, black and other underrepresented minority student enrollment Admit more Latina/o, black, and other underrepresented minority students including some of the students we are submitting (on appeal). Reopen the Appeals [...]

June 3, 2012 BAMN Affirmative Action, Dream Act, Featured, Occupy Movement, Social Justice 2

BAMN Occupies UCLA Admissions Office to Double Underrepresented Minority Enrollment

BAMN Occupies UCLA Admissions Office to Double Underrepresented Minority Enrollment

(See the FLYER for the Campaign to Double Underrepresented Minority Enrollment in UC) 10:30PM – Throughout the evening, protesters chanted at the UCLA police station “Let them go!” and “No segregation in UC, Our people must go free!” The mood was festive, and passersby expressed support and took flyers. The last arrestee was released at [...]

June 1, 2012 Ronald Cruz Affirmative Action, Featured, Immigrants Rights, Occupy Movement, Public Education 1