Policy impacting immigrant communities ranges across numerous areas. Join CIPC for regular webinars and trainings to learn more about key issues impacting immigrant communities and how you can get involved.
In addition to trainings, CIPC offers a monthly statewide call. Calls provide updates on the state budget, legislation, and healthcare reform implementation. For more information on statewide calls Click Here.
SPRING WEBINAR SERIES - 2013
Webinars are for advocates, community members and supporters only. If you are a member of the media and have questions about the bill, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Immigrant Rights in the Workplace - Monday, April 29, 12-1pm
Learn about proposed state bills to provide meaningful protections to immigrant workers. The webinar will feature the California Domestic Worker Bill of Rights, the Fair Paycheck Act, and several measures to protect workers against extortion and retaliation.
Speakers: Katie Joaquin (Mujeres Unidas y Activas), Matthew Sirolly (Wage Justice Center), Caitlin Vega (California Labor Federation)
TRUST Act & Public Records: Crime Victims - Tuesday, May 7th, 12-1pm
This webinar provides information on CIPC’s sponsored bills for 2013. Learn about the reintroduced TRUST Act (AB 4, Ammiano), a bill to reform California's participation in the deeply flawed and misnamed "Secure" Communities" program, known as S-Comm. We will also discuss important new legislation from freshmen Assemblymember Eggman; AB 1195 prohibits state or local law enforcement agency from denying a victim of crime their crime report due to their immigration status.
Speakers: Gabriela Villareal & Ronald Coleman (California Immigrant Policy Center)
Immigrant Integration - Coming Soon
Health Care Reform Implementation and Immigrants in California
Speakers: Sonal Ambegaokar (National Immigration Law Center) & Ronald Coleman (California Immigrant Policy Center)
TRUST Act - Thur, May 3rd
This webinar provides basic information on the TRUST Act (AB1081), a bill to reform California's participation in the deeply flawed and misnamed "Secure" Communities" program, known as S-Comm. Topics include an overview of civil immigration detainers, information about the TRUST Act, and highlights on the successful efforts in Santa Clara County to change local detainer policies.
Speakers: Angela Chan (Asian Law Caucus), Melissa Keaney (National Immigration Law Center), Jazmin Segura (SIREN) , and Bea Pangilinan (Asian Law Alliance)
Immigration Enforcement & Child Protective Services - Mon, May 14th
The dangerous intersection of immigration enforcement and child protective services is resulting in the permanent separation of families. This webinar will review the findings from the Applied Research Center's "Shattered Families" report and present state legislative proposals to better protect families.
Speakers: Seth Freed Wessler (Applied Research Center), Joseph Villela (CHIRLA), Laura Jimenez (California Latinas for Reproductive Justice)
Immigrant Rights in the Workplace- Tues, May 15th
Learn about proposed state employment bills to provide meaningful protection to immigrants. The webinar will feature the California Domestic Worker Bill of Rights, the Workplace Religious Freedom Act, and a measure to combat wage theft.
Speakers: Andrea Cristina Mercado (Mujeres Unidas y Activas), Adel Syed (Coalition for American-Islamic Relations - CA), Matthew Sirolly (Wage Justice Center)
Unlocking Our Power: Moving Pro-Immigrant Policies in 2012
Oakland & Los Angeles
Track 1: Communications
Public Messaging for Immigrant Advocates
Gaining Coverage of Immigrant Issues: Nuts and Bolts
Track 2: Health & Public Benefits
Immigrant Eligibility for Public Benefits in California
Immigrants and Healthcare Reform Implementation in California
Track 3: Protecting Civil Rights & Public Safety
Making California's Communities Insecure: A Primer on "S-Comm"
Protecting Civil Rights and Public Safety: Information Sharing and Strategy Session
Track 4: Advocating for Immigrant Rights
Advocacy 101: Standing Up for Immigrant Communities
Advocacy 102: Developing Strategies to Win