Solidarity, Not Saviors

April 22, 2019 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
YWCA Berkeley/Oakland
2600 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA

Solidarity Not Saviors is a training for white and citizen allies in the fight for immigrant justice who want to take effective collective action in solidarity with immigrant communities. Deepen your practices of accountability, learn about community safety from an immigrant justice perspective, and effectively apply this learning to campaigns to end deportation, detention, and discrimination. We will cover the history of xenophobia and its connection to white supremacy, common myths and narratives about immigration (and how to dispel them), the intersections of whiteness and citizenship privilege, and how to build accountable relationships with immigrant-led organizing in your community.

Can’t join us in person? This event will be livestreamed! Register here to receive a reminder and link.

Solidarity Not Saviors is a collaboration between YWCA Berkeley/Oakland and YWCA San Francisco & Marin in partnership with Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) Marin, drawing on materials developed by Catalyst Project’s Immigrant Justice curriculum.

This workshop is geared towards people who have citizenship privilege and in particular white-identified people; people of all statuses and of all racial and ethnic identities are welcome to attend. The workshop is offered free of cost. At the event, we welcome donations to immigrant justice organizations.

See more and register here.