Theresa Delgadillo

Call for Artists: Design Institute Program Cover

In collaboration with the UCSB site committee, MALCS seeks artwork for the Summer Institute’s promotional materials that reflects the values of MALCS and this year conference’s theme, “Todos somos Arizona: Confronting the Attack on Difference.”   MALCS invites self-identified Women of Color/Indigenous artists, and/or art collectives to submit an original design . The chosen work will be used for the Summer Institutes’ program cover, as well as additional promotional materials for the conference. Please submit all designs by Monday, May 21 to  Include your name, address, email, phone number, short bio (200 words max), title of design (if applicable), and artwork (must be at least 300 dpi).

DEADLINE TO APPLY: Monday, May 21, 2012

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New Organization: National Immigrant Women’s Advocacy Project

The National Immigrant Women’s Advocacy Project at the Washington College of Law at American University  will continue and expand the work that I have been doing for nearly 30 years.  Through our work at the Washington College of Law, NIWAP will engage a new generation of lawyers and advocates in work that benefits immigrant women, children, and immigrant survivors of domestic abuse, sexual assault, human trafficking, and other crimes.

NIWAP is a national provider of training, legal and social science research, policy development, and technical assistance to advocates, attorneys, pro bono law firms, law schools, universities, law enforcement, prosecutors, social service and health care providers, justice system personnel, and other professionals who work with immigrant women, children and crime victims. Our work will include support for those in the field and in government who work to improve laws, regulations, policies, and practices to enhance legal options and opportunities for immigrant women and children.

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MALCS Summer Institute CFP July 2012 – New Deadline of May 1st!

“Todos Somos Arizona”: Confronting the Attacks on Difference
University of California, Santa Barbara
July 18-21, 2012

 Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social (MALCS) invites submissions for its annual Summer Institute to be held this year at the University of California Santa Barbara. This year’s theme is “Todos Somos Arizona:” Confronting the Attacks on Difference.

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Film Granito Hailed in Guatemala

From Egla Martinez: We stepped onto the stage of the Teatro Nacional in Guatemala City as the credits rolled after the long anticipated Guatemala premiere of Granito: How to Nail a Dictator (Spanish title: Granito de Arena).  The huge hall … Read More

Freedom University Needs Your Help

Welcome to Our New Students! Friends of Freedom University and allies of undocumented youth, Thanks to your continued generosity and support, we’ve welcomed visiting scholars to Athens, Skyped in Pulitzer Prize winner Junot Díaz and author Achy Obejas, provided books for … Read More