During the pandemic we used this space to announce virtual talks. Now that things are reopening, we look forward to including more live events and will continue to feature programs related to immigration and immigrants + housing, health care, quality food, and learning activities and other opportunities for students. For additional events of interest, check the calendar on UIDN’s Facebook page. Please note: all times on this page are Eastern.
Tuesday, January 4, 7-8:30 p.m.
Good Cause Eviction in Kingston (Virtual)
For the Many and other supporters of Good Cause Eviction legislation will ask Kingston’s Common Council to schedule an emergency meeting for a second reading of the bill and a vote. Get details.
New legal workshops coming in 2022
Check out the library
Neighbors Link‘s legal staff has created short legal updates and basic information on immigration law in English, Spanish, and French available here on YouTube. Videos range from 10 minutes to an hour. Topics include Actualizaciones de inmigración, A Virtual Conversation on Immigration, Vacuna contra el Covid-19, U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021, and more.
Hudson Valley Regional
Bilingual Education Resource Network
HVRBERN has ongoing self-guided online workshops + live Zoom workshops, support groups, and discussions. Some are K-12, others are grade level. Most are free. See schedule here. Topics include Strategies to Support ELL Newcomers via Zoom, Connecting With Our Diverse Students & Families, Linguistically Diverse Learners and Advanced Literacy Instruction, and more.
Saturday, January 8, Noon to 2:30 p.m., Black Lives Matter at School Virtual Curriculum Fair
Workshops featuring lessons related to Black history. Some sessions are specific to the D.C.-area but can be adapted. See workshop descriptions and register here. $10 fee includes 2.5-hour professional development certificate and a chance to win books. Sponsors: Teaching for Change, Howard University School of Education, and D.C. Area Educators for Social Justice.
Resources from previous events
In fall 2019 some 80 activists and educators got ideas and information from parents, school personnel, and advocates at Back to School: Supporting Immigrant Children and their Families. Get take aways from this session.