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Entries from March 2013

(4 minute version) Undocumented East Bay Residents Speak Out

March 11th, 2013 · Comments

 

March is national coming out of the shadows month, a time for undocumented youth and their families to declare themselves as undocumented and unafraid. KPFA's Sharon Sobotta was in Oscar Grant Plaza, where the East Bay Youth Immigration Coalition held Oakland's First coming out of the Shadows even

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Undocumented Community Members Come Out of the Shadows in Oakland

March 11th, 2013 · Comments

March is National Coming Out of the Shadows Month, a designated time for undocumented youth and their families to declare themselves as undocumented and unafraid. The tradition began in 2010 in Chicago when undocumented youth spoke out publicly about their status, and has now become a national tradition that is acknowledged in cities throughout the country. On March 10, 2013 the East Bay Youth Immigrant Coaltion hosted Oakland's first ever Coming Out of the Shadow's event.
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