October 19, 2021 The Newspaper Serving LGBT Los Angeles

CHIRLA Seeks Extras for ‘Know Your Rights’ Video

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KAREN OCAMB | The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA), a 30-year old Los Angeles-based social justice organization, is producing a video this weekend to help immigrants understand their rights if the are confronted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) https://www.ice.gov/ officials. This is CHIRLA’s second “Know Your Rights” video – and they are seeking volunteer extras. Their first video in 2007 was watched more than five million times.

Food and transportation to locations will be provided. Shooting for the short film will take place:

• January 28, 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at CHIRLA (Los Angeles)
• January 29, 7:00 a.m. to 5: 00 p.m. in Lancaster
• January 30, 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in Downtown Los Angeles

To participate, please fill out this form by clicking here.

For more information, contact Tony Bernabe at (213) 353-1784 or tbernabe@chirla.org.

CHIRLA is committed to fighting the Trump administration’s draconian immigration and refugee pronouncements. Therefore, says out CHIRLA spokesperson Jorge-Mario Cabrera, “We are always in need of monetary donations because every dollar extends far and wide as we hire more staff, including attorneys, opening more legal clinic hours, process more citizenship and DACA applications for free, print educational materials, and organize workshops in schools throughout the state to educate the community.”

Additionally, “the legal department welcomes volunteers, especially immigration attorneys or paralegal volunteers to help expand our services to immigrants seeking our help,” says Cabrera. “We do need volunteers to help us educate the community through social media, video experts, photographers, webmasters expert on Drupal to help us enhance our website.”

CHIRLA also holds monthly LGBT immigrant gatherings where issues regarding to LGBT immigrants are discussed. Contact Tony Bernabe at (213) 353-1784 or tbernabe@chirla.org for that information, as well.
If you would like to make a tax-deductible donation to CHIRLA, click here.

These Know Your Rights cards are also being handed out:

Know yr rts Spanish Know yr rts English

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