Cool articles and radio show tomorrow morning folks!

Howdy folks! Diana Lu just alerted me about these cool articles and radio show coming tomorrow morning at 10am so if you have time, check out what she has to say down below! ———————————————————————————————————– Hi folks, One of our reporters (Jake Blumgart) at PlanPhilly wrote a piece about the parallels between the current refugee crisisContinue reading “Cool articles and radio show tomorrow morning folks!”

Protect yourselves before Trump takes office – 15 more days left!!!

Hello folks!! hotpot! Philly’s partner organization, NQAPIA (National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance), did a little update on their blog that you can check out. Here is the link. This is very useful, particularly if you’re Transgender LGBT APIs to apply or renew passport, young undocumented immigrants to renew DACA, LGBT Immigrants seeking Asylum, LGBT APIs with children, etc.Continue reading “Protect yourselves before Trump takes office – 15 more days left!!!”

hotpot! Receives Wonder Women Award

hey hotpot!, I had the honor this week of accepting the Wonder Women Award on behalf of hotpot! from the Delaware Valley Legacy Fund’s Wonder Women Committee. This is an incredible group of women who raise funds and awareness to impact issues affecting the lives of LGBTQ women. Each March, the committee (some members with whom hotpot!Continue reading “hotpot! Receives Wonder Women Award”

NQAPIA’s National Sign On Letter on LGBT Immigrants’ Rights

Last week, hotpot! joined other LGBT AAPI groups in signing on to NQAPIA’s national immigration letter which addresses key points necessary to immigration reform. Click the link to view the letter and feel free to share:

Recap: Jan 31st LGBTQ Immigration Event

Hello friends, Did you make it to our 3rd LGBTQ Immigrant Rights Community Forum on January 31st? We held it at the William Way Center and over 80+ attended. We were moved by narrative stories of LGBTQ newcomers to Philadelphia. Conversations were layered and we debated things like how we might want something now, butContinue reading “Recap: Jan 31st LGBTQ Immigration Event”

Leveraging Power and Building Community for LGBTQ Immigration

Join us in ten days for Leveraging Power and Building Community around LGBTQ Immigration Event on January 31st at 6:30pm at William Way LGBT Community Center.  We have confirmed our wonderful speakers and here they are: -Ben de Guzman from the National Queer Asian and Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) -Elizabeth Yaeger from HIAS -Fernanda Marroquin from Dream ActivistsContinue reading “Leveraging Power and Building Community for LGBTQ Immigration”

November Community Meeting at William Way Center

This past Thursday, hotpot! had our second community meeting, which was attended by diverse community members. The meeting was to discuss and plan our upcoming LGBTQ Immigration Forum. The group was divided into 2 teams: one to plan the forum, and the other to design the Welcoming Guide for Queer Immigrants. The forum planning teamContinue reading “November Community Meeting at William Way Center”

We support DreamActivist PA

We as an organisation support the efforts of one of our own and a Dream Activist fighting for Stanly Moriah’s freedom. Please support Erika, and the rest of the Dream Activists in this cause. ===== Hi y’all, I know hotpot does a lot of immigration work and I’m wondering if hotpot would be willing toContinue reading “We support DreamActivist PA”