Invitation! October 25, planning meeting

Hello hotpot!, friends, and community partners, I cordially invite you to hotpot!’s Queer Immigrant Rights Panel Discussion (second iteration this year) and Newcomers’ Resource Guide to Philadelphia Planning Meeting. My vision is that we come together at the William Way Center to think through the creative and logistical details for this Panel Discussion that weContinue reading “Invitation! October 25, planning meeting”

LGBTQ Immigration Listening Forum May 2012

Click here to see more photos! This year, with the support of the Asian Mosaic Fund, hotpot! is hosting two LGBTQ Immigration Listening Forums. One of which has already happened last week and another in the fall. The work to organize our May forum was hard but rewarding. We had been working on it forContinue reading “LGBTQ Immigration Listening Forum May 2012”

Immigration Forum – Second Community Meeting!

On Wednesday, April 11th, hotpot! teamed up with members from several other organizations in Philly to plan our Listening Forum that happened just last week. I was facilitating the conversation along with a fellow Steering Committee member and I’m so happy to be a part of network of wonderful people who put so much effortContinue reading “Immigration Forum – Second Community Meeting!”

LGBTQ Immigration Listening Forum- Join us on May 17th

On May 17th, hotpot! is sponsoring a listening forum in Philadelphia to highlight the often unheard stories of LGBTQ immigrants. Will you join us? Here are the details: Thursday, May 17th, 2012 from 6:30-9pm The Rotunda 4014 Walnut St., West Philadelphia https://www.facebook.com/events/365071936862197/ Speakers include LGBTQ Immigrants and service providers. We’ll have partners from local immigrationContinue reading “LGBTQ Immigration Listening Forum- Join us on May 17th”

Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference: Tara’s Crossing

As part of our work to spread information about notable events that we are involved in, I am proud to announce a play that will be performed during the Trans-Health Conference. It is a story about a transgender asylee and her struggles. hotpot! will be attending and participating in the talkback afterward to share ourContinue reading “Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference: Tara’s Crossing”

MLK Immigrant Rights are Human Rights March

On MLK day, hotpot! members joined together with people from across the city of Philadelphia to march in support of immigrant rights as human rights. Arch Street Ministries were filled with people bundled against the cold and ready to listen to speakers from across Philadelphia. Speakers included representatives from Asian Student Association of Philadelphia, DreamContinue reading “MLK Immigrant Rights are Human Rights March”