May 1st – NYC #Right2Work Dinner

Coming up on May 1st in NYC, we will be hosting our first #Right2Work dinner to branch out of Philadelphia. We are grateful for your support of our local dinners, and are looking forward to the opportunity to advocate for our message on a national scale!

Please note that the RSVP list for this event is full. Email right2workinvites@gmail.com to be placed on our waiting list.

We thank you for coming out and joining us for the meals prepared by the many chefs who have generously donated their resources and the performances, panels, speakers, discussions, and other happenings at our dinners in Philly. We hope that you have enjoyed and gained knowledge from sharing these evenings with us. We now ask for your help in bringing this message to a wider audience. Please tell your NYC friends! We need to get to as many people who may be able to attend as possible come out in support of the May Day strike and help gain traction for #Right2Work’s national expansion!

WHO: #Right2Work

WHAT: Dinner, film, panel, performance, and discussion

WHERE: Downtown Art, 70 East Fourth Street New York, NY 10003

WHEN: May 1st, 2017, International Workers’ Day

6:15 PM – Doors

6:30 PM – Documentary

7:00 PM – Concert

8:00 PM – Dinner and panel

WHY: In solidarity with #ADayWithoutImmigrants and the movement to protect the rights of undocumented immigrants

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How Two Philadelphia Chefs Are Pushing for Immigration Reform — Starting in the Kitchen

How Two Philadelphia Chefs Are Pushing for Immigration Reform — Starting in the Kitchen
Husband-and-wife team Cristina Martinez and Ben Miller are moving beyond barbacoa to fight for the undocumented workers in kitchens across the city.
Pacific Standard Magazine – 6/6/16 – By Amy McKeever

South Philly Barbacoa stands distinct among the red brick row houses in Philadelphia’s East Passyunk neighborhood. Across the restaurant’s facade, a mural swirled in shades of coral, turquoise, teal, and orange suggests a mosaic of people — blue eyes and blue lips transform a window into a nose, and two sketched faces peer out over the doorway. Cross the threshold, and a tambourine jingles from the cord of the shade on the front door.
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