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Adelante as a Community Resource

 
 
 

Adelante provides educational workshops and online resources about immigration laws and policies and their impact on local communities. You can contribute to these efforts by joining a working group. 

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From document-gathering to brief-drafting to power-mapping, our volunteers have engaged in a wide variety of activities.

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Upcoming Events

  • Project and Case Review
    Project and Case Review
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Apr 17
    LMU
    Apr 17, 2024, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
    LMU, 601 W Summit Hill Dr SW, Knoxville, TN 37902, USA
    A weekly check-in with interns and volunteers to review cases and identify goals.
  • The Evolution of Latino Immigration and U.S. Policy
    The Evolution of Latino Immigration and U.S. Policy
    Tue, Apr 09
    New Hope Center
    Apr 09, 2024, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
    New Hope Center, 602 Scarboro Rd #602, Oak Ridge, TN 37830, USA
    Join Arlene Amarante, in partnership with the Oak Ridge Institute for Continued Learning (ORICL) and the Oak Ridge Breakfast Rotary Club (ORBRC), for Part Three of a Four-Part Series on Our American Roots: An Exploration of Cultures.
  • Project and Case Review
    Project and Case Review
    Thu, Mar 28
    LMU
    Mar 28, 2024, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
    LMU, 601 W Summit Hill Dr SW, Knoxville, TN 37902, USA
    A weekly check-in with interns and volunteers to review cases and identify goals.
  • Theater Talk-Back with Arléne Amarante
    Theater Talk-Back with Arléne Amarante
    Tue, Mar 26
    Knoxville
    Mar 26, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Knoxville, 1714 Andy Holt Ave, Knoxville, TN 37916, USA
    Join us for a performance and Talk-Back about an asylum-seeker's journey at the Clarence Brown Theater on Tuesday, March 26.
  • AKIN Book Club Meeting
    AKIN Book Club Meeting
    Wed, Nov 30
    Via Zoom
    Nov 30, 2022, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
    Via Zoom
    Book selection: Isabel Wilkerson's Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents. When: Wednesday, November 30th at 5:30 p.m.
  • Asylum Law Workshop
    Asylum Law Workshop
    Sat, Sep 10
    Knoxville
    Sep 10, 2022, 2:00 PM
    Knoxville, 601 W Summit Hill Dr SW, Knoxville, TN 37902, USA
    In this Spanish-language workshop, we will review the qualifications for asylum and then proceed to review an asylum application, followed by a question and answer session.
  • Board Meeting
    Board Meeting
    Fri, Sep 02
    Zoom Meeting
    Sep 02, 2022, 1:00 PM EDT
    Zoom Meeting
    A meeting to discuss our progress and continue planning for the future.
  • Employment Authorization Eligibility under Parole
    Employment Authorization Eligibility under Parole
    Sat, Aug 27
    LMU
    Aug 27, 2022, 2:00 PM
    LMU, 601 W Summit Hill Dr SW, Knoxville, TN 37902, USA
    In this Spanish-language workshop, we will discuss the eligibility requirements for an employment authorization document (EAD) and then proceed to review an application for an EAD.
  • Immigration Law Workshop
    Immigration Law Workshop
    Tue, Aug 09
    Centro Hispano
    Aug 09, 2022, 6:00 PM
    Centro Hispano, 2455 Sutherland Ave, Knoxville, TN 37919, USA
    In partnership with Centro Hispano and Catholic Charities, Adelante will be presenting a conversation-based, Spanish-language immigration law workshop.
  • Citizenship Workshop
    Citizenship Workshop
    Tue, Aug 02
    Sevierville
    Aug 02, 2022, 6:00 PM
    Sevierville, 408 High St, Sevierville, TN 37862, USA
    In this bilingual, English-Spanish workshop, Adelante will assist eligible lawful permanent residents with their applications for naturalization.
  • Workshop Planning
    Workshop Planning
    Fri, Jul 29
    Location is TBD
    Jul 29, 2022, 3:00 PM EDT
    Location is TBD
    Coordinate legal workshops with Centro Hispano, Catholic Charities, and Bridge Refugee Services.
  • Summertime Check-in
    Summertime Check-in
    Fri, Jul 01
    Online event
    Jul 01, 2022, 2:00 PM
    Online event
    Join us for an update on our current cases and activities.
  • Case Review
    Case Review
    Fri, Jun 03
    Zoom
    Jun 03, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT
    Zoom
    Learn more about our pending cases and about how you might get involved.
  • Website Review
    Website Review
    Fri, May 27
    Zoom
    May 27, 2022, 2:00 PM
    Zoom
    Join us for a test-run of the many features that are now available on our website.
  • Website Review
    Website Review
    Fri, May 13
    Zoom meeting
    May 13, 2022, 3:30 PM EDT
    Zoom meeting
    Review updates and suggest changes
  • Announcing Adelante
    Announcing Adelante
    Fri, Jul 12
    Knoxville
    Jul 12, 2019, 5:30 PM – Jul 13, 2019, 7:30 PM
    Knoxville, 4 Market Square, Knoxville, TN 37902, USA
    Learn more about our vision for a network of immigrant rights practitioners and allies to collaborate on increasing access to justice for noncitizens in deportation proceedings.
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