Advocating for immigrant rights in our community since 2006.

New summer schedule is posted on the event page. Past guest include Victoria Lopez from the ACLU, civil rights advocate Silverio Garcia, Maricopa County Supervisor Steve Gallardo, and many more!

Compensation System from Melendres Case
Awards to people whose rights were violated under the authority of Sheriff Joe Arpaio and the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office. The order is complex. Please approach it carefully. It contains preliminary instructions for how victims will make claims for compensation.  

Hate Trump's Hate Rally
Members of Somos America, or We are America, a migrant-rights group, joined politicians to denounce Trump’s message.    

Somos America 10 Year Anniversary
On Sunday, April 10, 2016, the Somos America Coalition held the Somos America 10 Year Anniversary. 

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    Tuesday, December 06, 2016 at 06:30 PM

    December 6th Public Forum

    Somos America & AZ Communities for Change present their last public forum for 2016!

    At this year's fourth event in the series "Changes That Give Everyone the Right to Vote," three outstanding experts will review the process of counting ballots during this past November election in Maricopa County and the possibility of making positive change in future election cycles.

    Leading will be MATT ROBERTS, DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE'S OFFICE, who will be sharing his expertise on voting technology.

    Next MARY FONTES, FEDERAL COMPLIANCE OFFICER FROM THE MARICOPA COUNTY RECORDER'S OFFFICE, will be speaking on how signatuares are verified in the vote by mail.

    Concluding the discussion will be JOHN ROBERTS BRAKEY, NATIONAL ELECTION INTEGRITY EXPERT OF 12 YEARS from Tucson and CO-FOUNDER OF AUDIT-AZ (Americans United for Democracy, Integrity, and Transparency) who will be presenting a system to insure that election results are transparent, trackable and publicly verifiable by citizens using ballot image technology.

    A period of audience questions and comments will follow this free public forum presentations, co-sponsored by the PEOPLE DEMANDING ACTION COMMUNITY COALITION and the SOMOS AMERICA COALITION.

    ARIZONA COMMUNITIES FOR CHANGE PUBLIC FORUMS is a monthly educational series dedicated to the increase of civic engagement in local and statewide issues.

    It will be live-streamed and also video-recorded for YouTube under "Arizona Communities for Change."


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