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AUCC Executive Director Awarded White House Cesar Chavez Champions of Change Award

For Immediate Release: Contact: Mireya Reith, 479-871-2168   White House Names Arkansas Immigrant Leader a Cesar Chavez Champion of Change Director of Arkansas United Community Coalition to be recognized today at a White House ceremony   FAYETTEVILLE, AR – Tomorrow, March 26, the White House will recognize L. Mireya Reith, co-founder and executive director of the Arkansas United Community Coalition …

DREAM Act Winning Essay

Winning essay from an Arkansas state competition, in which the public was asked to reflect on the DREAM Act (October 2011): Zacatecas: the Nauhatl name for the North Central region of Mexico given by the indigenous people that inhabited the area. It is also the name of the state where I was born twenty-three years ago.  It is a place …

“Tony & Janina’s American Wedding” A Deportation Love Story

The Arkansas United Community Coalition will commemorate the launch of its immigrant rights network commemorate the launch of its immigrant rights network in Little Rock with the screening of “Tony & Janina’s American Wedding: A Deportation Love Story”, http://tonyandjanina.com/. This documentary film follows a Polish American family through the red tape of the current U.S. immigration system, telling the untold human rights story …