Border Justice Issues Increasingly Prevalent for EVA Southwest Stakeholders

During January and February, Equal Voice Action Executive Director Henry A. J. Ramos visited EVA members, partners, and allies for immigration policy-focused exchanges in Phoenix and Yuma, AZ, and Los Angeles, CA.  Talks with leaders and activists in these locations echoed field observations and concerns shared by advocates late last year during allied EVA field visits to Albuquerque, NM and El … Read More

EVA Helps Lead National Justice Discussion on Men & Boys of Color

On December 7, 2016, in Washington, D.C., EVA Executive Director Henry A. J. Ramos joined 50 of the nation’s leading human services and family advocates at a National Human Services Assembly gathering to discuss the rights and opportunities of men and boys of color in America. Ramos helped to open the gathering with formal remarks on “Community, Common Ground, and Context.” Other headline speakers … Read More

New Mexico: Hundreds Rally at State Capitol Against Immigration Executive Orders

By Emmanuelle “Neza” Leal of Somos Un Pueblo Unido (originally published as a press release on February 6th, 2017) SANTA FE, NM–On Monday, hundreds of immigrant families, labor, faith and civil rights leaders, and elected officials held a rally at the Roundhouse to speak out against President Trump’s dangerous executive orders on immigration and their potentially damaging impact on New Mexico. “These … Read More

Virtual Discussion: Immigrant & Refugee Rights – Join us Feb 14th!

Join us online on February 14th at 11am PT / 2pm ET for our next live virtual discussion, Immigrant & Refugee Rights in the Trump Era: Next Stage Advocacy Strategies. Our expert panel will discuss strategies for protecting immigrant and refugee rights in the face of controversial executive actions and pending or potential legislation at the hands of President Donald … Read More

Chicago Equal Voice Co-convenes “Protected by Faith” Vigil

By Ashley Moy-Wooten of Chicago Equal Voice   In response to Donald Trump’s presidential victory, several organizations came together on December 1st, 2016 at the First United Methodist Church at the Chicago Temple to organize a powerful interfaith solidarity vigil and rally with over 650 people from different faith traditions and denominations in attendance. During the vigil dozens of faith … Read More