Anakbayan New York/ New Jersey, in cooperation with Jersey City Peace Movement and Action 21, is proud to present “Upsurge: Migrants at Heart”, an open mic fundraiser and cultural night. Earnings will go towards Anakbayan’s Exposure Trip Fund, which aims to send 5 youth and student activists back home for the 4th International League of People’s Struggle (ILPS) Assembly in July 2011.
The inspiration behind producing this event is… to create a space for local artists, activists, and members of the community to come together, hangout and share experiences with each other. This month’s Upsurge will be focusing on the issue of immigration. Anakbayan aims to shed light on the plight of migrant workers in the U.S., as well as pay tribute to the courage that comes with the sacrifice of leaving “home”. We believe that each of us can trace our roots to these heroes, whose brave hearts survive even the most dire of circumstances.
So, on April 23, 6:30pm, join us and stand up for migrant rights while kicking it with great artists, great music and great new people.
Light refreshments will be on sale
With performances by:
Bayanihan Kultural Kolektib
Krystle “K. See” Cheirs
Take PATH train from 33rd St (Herald Square) to JOURNAL SQUARE (JSQ). Take Bus 88 or 125 from Terminal C. Get off at JFK BLVD/ HUTTON ST. Walk 2 blocks toward Summit Avenue. 107 Hutton St will be on your right.
From JSQ, take Bus 87 from Terminal C. Get off at FERRY ST/ CENTRAL AVE. Walk along Central Ave for about 2 blocks, then turn Right onto Hutton St. 107 Hutton St will be on your left.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Bea Sabino at (551) 221- 6085.