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Gina Da Silva
California Immigrant Policy Center

1225 8th Street, Suite 590
Sacramento, CA 95814
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Unlocking Our Power: Moving Pro-Immigrant Policies

Los Angeles Training - October 18th 


St. Anne's Conference Center     
155 N. Occidental Blvd., 
Los Angeles, CA 90026    

Registration includes all training materials for the session selected. Breakfast, lunch, and the plenaries are not included in registration for individual sessions. 

  • One Session: $30
  • Two Sessions: $60

Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled session time to check in at the registration table for materials. 

  • Morning Sessions - 10:15am - 11:45pm
  • Afternoon Sessions- 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Translations: The deadline for translation requests has passed. Please email for more information. 

TRAINING TRACKS & SESSIONS (For session descriptions click here.

Advocating for Immigrant Rights

Morning: Advocacy 101: Standing Up for Immigrant Communities 

Afternoon: Advocacy 102: Developing Strategies to Win 


Morning: Public Messaging for Immigrant Advocates 

Afternoon: Winning Media Coverage on Immigrant Issues: Nuts and Bolts

Health & Public Benefits

Morning: Immigrant Eligibility for Public Benefits in California 

Afternoon: Gearing Up for 2014: Health Care Reform and Immigrant Communities 

Ending Unjust Detentions & Deportations 101

 *Please note the order is of the sessions is different for the Los Angeles training. 

Morning: Session 1 will provide an overview of terminology, government actors involved in the detention and deportation system, and the loss of due process for immigrants in detention and those in deportation proceedings.

Afternoon: Session 2 will examine the intersection of immigration law and the criminal justice system.  Participants will learn about the unfair laws that have led to this merger of systems as well as the federal programs that have been implemented.