287(Acts of Resistance)

Here’s how you can participate to get ice out of gwinnett:

FORMAL STATEMENTS

  1. Sign-on to our mass petition (to be delivered at May General Public BOC Meeting)

  2. Giving public comment at Gwinnett BOC Meetings (see Public Hearings and Comments below)

  3. Sending Story Postcards to Commissioners

  4. Public Commissioner’s Pledge not to renew 287(g)

PUBLIC HEARINGS AND COMMENTS

  1. Participating in Gwinnett Board of Commissioners (BOC) Meetings

    1. Ways to Resist:

      1. Silent protest in parking lot of Gwinnett Justice Center post-meetings

      2. Wearing No 287(g) buttons

      3. Holding up flyers and posters at meetings

      4. Giving public comment

      5. Collectively delivering sign-on petition

    2. Upcoming Meetings:

      1. April General Public BOC: April 23, 8PM

      2. May BOC Business Work Session I: May 7, 3PM

      3. May BOC Business Work Session II: May 21, 3PM

      4. May General Public BOC: May 28, 8PM

      5. June BOC Business Work Session I: June 4, 3PM

      6. June BOC Business Work Session II: June 18, 3PM

ATTEND OR ORGANIZE SPECIAL EVENTS

  1. Base Meeting

  2. Free Film Screening

  3. Forum theatre/immersive theatre

  4. Artistic Vigil for families separated/members deported

  5. Press Conference

  6. Public rally in park

  7. Phone banking volunteer event

SOCIAL MEDIA/OTHER MEDIA ACTS OF RESISTANCE

OFFICIAL HASHTAGS: #ICEOutofGwinnett

FACEBOOK

  1. “Humans of New York” — Gwinnett version // storytelling on Facebook

  2. Sharing AAAJ/Partner Organization’s Facebook posts about 287(g) program

  3. Facebook Page dedicated towards ICE Out of Gwinnett

  4. Facebook Group dedicated towards ICE Out of Gwinnett

  5. Geotagging Gwinnett Justice and Administration center, and making post about 287(g)

  6. ICE Out of Gwinnett Memes

  7. Facebook Live document public comments

  8. Post engaging infographics about campaign

  9. Change Facebook profile picture

  10. Change Facebook cover photo

TWITTER

  1. Tweeting at Commissioners

  2. Retweeting Posts against 287(g)

INSTAGRAM

  1. Geotagging Gwinnett Justice and Administration center, and making post about 287(g)

  2. Hashtag your posts

  3. Post Instagram Stories about 287(g)

SNAPCHAT

  1. Snapchat filter on final day of meeting

COMMUNITY ACTS OF RESISTANCE

  1. Flyering at local businesses

  2. Calls to Representatives

  3. Op-Eds in Newspaper 

 

If you or someone you know is interested in hosting an event, organizing a campaign, or participating in any of these organized acts of resistance, please contact Sadiyah Ahmad at sahmad@advancingjustice-atlanta.org