Una red para la Comunidad Latina en Charlottesville, Virginia

September

Lunch Break Teach-in: A Refugee's Journey

You're invited to join the IRC in Charlottesville for a brown-bag teach-in at the Central Library. Christine Mahoney, Professor at the University of Virginia's Batten School and author of Failure and Hope: Fighting for the Rights of the Forcibly Displaced will discuss the U.S. Refugee Resettlement Program and the Trump Administration's refugee ban. Topics will include where these refugees come from, what displacement looks like, the many components involved in resettlement, and finally, hopes for the process of starting over in America.  

ESL and GED classes

ESL and GED classes will begin soon!

When: Monday, September. 18th

Where: Charlottesville and Albemarle County.

Register now at TJACE in the IX Building. For more information, visit www.adultslearn.org

Statement from Creciendo Juntos

The past month has been terrifying—the rally in August and today's DACA announcement are symptomatic of a broad and hostile climate for immigrants. As we continue to process this hostility, I want to reaffirm the values Creciendo Juntos stands for and the role CJ will continue to play in our community.

LVCA Citizenship Class Fall 2017

Are you a Green Card holder planning to apply for U.S. citizenship sometime in the next 2 years? This class will help you prepare for the civics questions, the reading, writing, and speaking parts of the exam, and the interview with the USCIS officer.

When: Every Wednesdays September 20 - December 6

Time: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where: Jefferson School City Center

             233 4th Street, NW,

            Charlottesville, VA

Regional College Fair & College Planning Night

Albemarle High School will host the Regional College Fair sponsored by the Virginia Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (VACRAO) and College Planning Night. Students of all ages and their parents are invited to attend this free event. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet and greet more than 80 college admissions representatives, plus attend two of ten available college planning sessions.

Latino Voices: In Solidarity With The Latino Community

A welcoming week event. Please join us for Latino Voices. Faith-based outreach to the Latino community. Hosted by Creciendo Juntos, Sin Barreras, and Charlottesville-Area Immigrant Resource and Advocacy Coalition

When: September 20, 2017 

Time: 7p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: City Space 

Who is Dayani Cristal?

The Jefferson Madison Regional Library will be screening the "Who is Dayani Cristal?" film at their Meeting Room. CJ will be collaborating with the library to lead a discussion after the film.

When: Monday, September 18th.

Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where: Northside Library

             705 Rio Rd. W,

            Charlottesville, Va.

2017 Charlottesville Classical Guitar Festival & Competition

Come for a full day of celebrating classical guitar music in Charlottesville. By participating, you'll automatically help us support the homeless in Charlottesville.

Please, consider making a contribution to the guitar festival in order for us to cover the expenses. We're offering different rewards in exchange. This is the link: GoFundMe.