Immigrant Rights

The Immigrant Rights working group is working on several fronts in the neighborhood:

The Children’s Immigration Story Project

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Above: Wilda Perez (left) and Andrea Lesser-Gonzalez (right) read in Spanish and English I’m New Here by Anne Sibley O’Brien to pre- schoolers and parents at the Roslindale Branch of the Boston Public Library at 11:15 am on Sept. 16, 20017 as part of the Children’s Immigrant Stories Project sponsored by Roslindale IS for Everyone (RISE). Six different children’s books describing immigrant experiences from a child’s point of view are now available to be borrowed from the library.
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Above: At the request of Roslindale IS for Everyone (RISE) Sen. Mike Rush read Lost and Found Cat by Doug Kuntz and Amy Shrodes to
4th graders in Ms. Deo’s classroom at the Sumner Elementary School at 10 am on Sept. 15, 2017. This reading was part of a series of
Children’s Immigrant Stories being presented in public venues in September, sponsored by RISE. Six different children’s books
describing immigrant experiences from a child’s point of view are available for teachers and parents to use at the Sumner School.

Wicked Local-Rosindale article on The Children’s Immigrant Story Project


Support for the Safe Communities Act (see here and here)


“Know Your Rights / Conoce Tus Dereches” Outreach and Resources


Supporting Sanctuary Networks


Watch Ingrid Lechuga of RISE on Boston AL Dia!


West Roxbury-Rosindale Bulletin coverage of RISE Neighborhood Party (page 6)

Contact Jaime Pullen to get involved, jaimepullen@gmail.com