NYC Writers for Migrant Justice
Where: St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery
131 E. 10th St.
212-674-6377 Price: Suggested donation $10-$20
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Along with Writers for Migrant Justice and Latinx in Publishing, The Poetry Project will host a benefit event to support Immigrant Families Together, which posts bail bonds, provides pro bono legal representation, detention assistance, and ongoing support after release to detained migrants. With escalating hostility and violence directed toward migrants, we share the conviction that writers, artists, and culture workers have a responsibility to support vital work that is already underway, and to envision new kinds of collective action as well. Attendees are encouraged to donate $10-$20, or what they can, with all proceeds going to Immigrant Families Together.
Readers include Alexis Aceves Garcia, Daniel Alarcon, Desiree Bailey, Wo Chan, Ariel Francisco, Rigoberto Gonzalez, Jan-Henry Gray, Ellen Hagan, Terrance Hayes, Marwa Helal, Zakia Henderson-Brown, Darrel Alejandro Holnes, Rindon Johnson, Vivian Lee, Joseph Legaspi, Melissa Lozada-Oliva, Yesenia Montilla, José Olivarez, RA Villanueva, Javier Zamora, and others TBA.