Join #NNIRR in Celebrating 25 years! “Bridging Communities, Breaking Down Walls”

NNIRR 25th Anniversary Dinner & Celebration!

Join us for an evening of celebration, music and a globally inspired dinner!

Together we will look back on a quarter century of NNIRR’s vibrant organizing history and affirm our collective commitment to the future for immigrant rights and justice.

Saturday, November 5, 2011

5:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Oakland Asian Cultural Center

Keynote Speaker:

Monami Maulik, Executive Director of Desis Rising Up and Moving (DRUM) in New York

Join us in honoring:

  • Families for Freedom (New York, NY), providing support for families of detainees and organizing for human rights and justice
  • Coalicion de Derechos Humanos (Tucson, AZ), leading the fight for human rights for communities at the US-Mexico border
  • Mississippi Immigrant Rights Alliance (Jackson, MS), challenging anti-immigrant racism
  • United Methodist Women (New York, NY), partners in advancing rights and justice at home and abroad
  • Migrant Forum in Asia (Manila, Philippines) leading regional and international advocacy for migrant rights


  • Reflections on on NNIRR’s past 25 years and the current challenges for our movement
  • Music from Francisco Herrera
  • Aya de Leon, writer, performer, hip hop theater artist, poetic activist, and community healer
  • A silent auction with movement art, music, wine, packages, gift certificates, travel packages and more, with items to accommodate everyone’s budget. Click here for a sampling!
  • The jazz sounds of the Chris Planas Trio
  • Dancing to music from Candelaria
  • No host bar

Tickets: $65.00 per person

For table sponsorship, please contact Jennifer Ferrigno at

Event Location

Oakland Asian Cultural Center (OACC)
OACC Edward W. Chin Auditorium
388 9th St. #290 (between Franklin and Webster)
Oakland, CA 94607


OACC is on 9th Street between Franklin and Webster. Auditorium location on Level 2. Convenient parking garage on site — enter garage on Franklin Street between 9th and 11th streets.

Click here for more information

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