Membership Meeting & Board Elections: Defending & Promoting Sanctuary Cities

October 1, 2008

Our election and membership meeting - including a presentation on Defending and Promoting Sanctuary Cities - will be the evening of October 1st.

Polls will open at 5:30 PM and the presentation will begin at 6:30 PM at the Women's Building, 3543 18th St., Audre Lorde room, in San Francisco. Presenters include attorneys Angela Chan of the Asian Law Caucus, Laura Sánchez of CARECEN, and Francisco Ugarte of Dolores Street Community Services.

Angela F. Chan, staff attorney in the Juvenile Justice and Education Project at the Asian Law Caucus. She represents immigrant families with youth caught in the juvenile justice system and youth who are harassed or discriminated in the education system.

Laura Sánchez, Staff Attorney, CARECEN. The daughter of Mexican immigrants, Laura holds a Juris Doctor from the University of California Hastings and a BA in political science from Loyola University New Orleans. She has a long-standing commitment to serving the immigrant community.

Francisco Ugarte, Staff Attorney for Dolores Street Community Servies. Francisco has been actively working against the ICE raids with the NLG Immigration Committee and SFILEN.