When the rumor of an ICE raid flies through the community, it’s important to have a trained observer check out the rumor to see if it’s true.
Because of this, the YIRN has affiliated itself with the Washington Immigrant Solidarity Network, to receive and act on calls to their Hotline about possible incidents in Yakima County.
Upcoming Verifier Training
We are planning a verifier/observer training in Yakima soon If you would like to attend, please contact us.
YIRN has conducted training sessions for verifiers / observers:
These trainings provide interested community members an opportunity to:
Let us know if you’d like to attend a future session, or if you’d like us to organize a training for your community group!
Our thanks to Mecha for co-sponsoring the Know Your Rights and Raid Verification/Observer Trainings at Heritage University in 2018!
Our thanks to Nuestra for co-sponsoring the Know Your Rights and Raid Verification/Observer Trainings in Sunnyside in 2018!
Our thanks to APIC for co-sponsoring the Raid Verification/Observer Training in Wapato in April 2018!
A Witness Tip Sheet: Filming with a Mobile Phone – Witness.org
Filming ICE Officials – Witness.org