What does an American look like? Who is welcome in this country? What is every American’s duty in the face of racist government action?
The Take Action Room at Alphawood Gallery is dedicated to advocacy. Resources and materials are available to encourage visitors to reflect and take action toward creating change. Alphawood Gallery will provide information and services related to legal aid, refugee and immigration services, voting rights, healthcare access, employment rights and more. Featured partner organizations will offer an ongoing schedule of activities including “Know Your Rights” training, educational workshops and organizing toolkits.
Action Room Events
Aram Han Sifuentes’ Protest Banner Lending Library Workshop
Thurs, Oct 5, 2-5PM
Thurs, Oct 12, 2-5PM
Thurs, Oct 19, 2-5PM
Thurs, Oct 26, 2-5PM
Thurs, Nov 2, 2-5PM
Thurs, Nov 9, 2-5PM
Thurs, Nov 16, 2-5PM
Artist Aram Han Sifuentes’ Protest Banner Lending Library is a communal sewing space to support each other’s voices, an opportunity to gain banner-making skills and a place to borrow handmade banners to use in protests. During workshop hours, the public is invited to check out and return banners.
Free Immigration Law Clinic
Thurs, Oct 19, 4-7PM
Thurs, Nov 9, 4-7PM
Alphawood Gallery partners with the Community Activism Law Alliance (CALA) to provide free confidential immigration screenings that will assess each participant’s potential risks or concerns. Attorneys will offer consultations, outlining available options and advising on future steps. Depending on the client’s situation and eligibility, CALA may offer additional legal services or referrals. CALA is a nonprofit organization that unites lawyers and activists in a collaborative pursuit for justice by leveraging legal services to benefit the most marginalized communities and individuals.
Interested in utilizing the Take Action Room to provide services to the community, host a training, conduct a workshop or simply have an organizing meeting? Get in touch!
Here you can find your Elected Officials, how to contact them, bills they’ve introduced, committees they serve on and political contributions they’ve received. Learn more.
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