Mariposas Y Mimosas
MARIPOSAS Y MIMOSAS, a brunch event benefiting the
IAJE, will be held SUNDAY, AUGUST 8, 2021
at the Westin, Jackson 11:30 am- 3:30 pm
Featuring Keynote Speaker, Maria Hinojosa
At MARIPOSAS Y MIMOSAS,
Enjoy a wonderful dining experience.
A Mississippi brunch
Flowing Mimosas and Bloody Marys!
Art created by Mississippi's various immigrant communities will be on display
A mural created by members of communities impacted by the 2019 ICE raids will be prominently displayed
WORK OF IAJE
Hear an overview of IAJE’s programs and accomplishments of the past year.
Meet our organizers and activists working in community.
Support the ONLY Immigrant led organization fighting for Immigrant and Indigenous communities to be reunited with their families, and building a sustainable equitable future!
Have the opportunity to meet Maria Hinojosa and honor her contributions in documenting and telling of Latino stories of fighting to be seen and heard, including celebrating her debut of her book, Once I was You.
Hear from Makani Themba, founder and executive director of The Praxis Project, a nonprofit organization helping communities use media and policy advocacy to advance health justice.
Be entertained by world renowned musician, Pam Confer.
The Immigrant Alliance for Justice and Equity (IAJE) is a political home where Mississippi immigrants and their children are empowered to dream about building a better world for their families through political education, grassroots leadership development, and community organizing.
IAJE’s mission is sustainable change through education, grassroots organizing, consciousness-raising and civic participation and to build a social-economic movement that is immigrant led in the state of Mississippi.