New America Media, Event, Posted: Jul 21, 2011
The Los Angeles Multicultural Leadership Network and New America Media (NAM) are pleased to announce the winners of the first-ever Inter-Ethnic Relations Awards. The Awards are given to the most illuminating reporting about relations between different ethnic communities and areas of intersection whether involved in collaborative projects or constructively confronting differences with each other. The Awards invited mainstream, ethnic, new- comer, and community news organizations (print, online, radio and television of any size) in the greater Los Angeles area as well as individuals whose work was published or aired by these media outlets to submit entries.
New America Media, Event, Posted: Jul 14, 2011
Georgia state lawmakers will gather in Atlanta this summer to redraw Georgia's political boundaries, Learn how redistricting could increase or diminish minority voting power throughout the state and what civic activists are doing to assure that new redistricting lines don't further dilute the power of black, Hispanic and Asian populations. What's the connection between Georgia's Voter ID and anti-immigrant laws and redistricting? What can communities of color do to protect their interests during the redistricting process? How could the results of Georgia's redistricting process affect the voting rights of minorities for the next decade and beyond?
Telephonic News Briefing on E-Verify the Federal Government's Internet-based System - Wed, July 13th
New America Media, Event, Posted: Jul 08, 2011
As states move to enact their own immigration bills, a proposed federal law sometimes referred to as a "stealth Sensebrenner-type bill," could mean end of comprehensive immigration reform. The bill, proposed by Texas Congressman Lamar Smith, would require all U.S. businesses to use E-Verify, the federal government's Internet-based system that verifies work eligibility. Please Join New America Media, Center for American Progress and The OPportunity Agenda for a telephonic news briefing on the results of CAP's new study of E-Verify and why the bill could be the biggest threat to immigration reform yet.