Allies Fighting SB 1070

National Organizations Boycotting Arizona SB 1070

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)
Hispanic Federation, Inc.
Labor Council for Latin American Advancement (LCLAA)
League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)
MANA—A National Latina Organization
National Association of Hispanic Federal Executives
National Association of Hispanic Publications
National Conference for Puerto Rican Women
National Hispanic Council on Aging
National Hispanic Media Coalition, Inc.
National Institute for Latino Policy
National Puerto Rican Coalition (NPRC)
SER-Jobs for Progress National, Inc.
U.S. Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI)
William C. Velasquez Institute
Afro-Latino Development Alliance
National Council of La Raza (NCLR)
Asian American Justice Center (AAJC)
Center for Community Change (CCC)
Service Employees International Union (SEIU)
The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights (Leadership Conference)
United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Rainbow PUSH Coalition
Mexican-American Coalition for Immigration Reform (MXACIR)
United Church of Christ, Arizona
Voto Latino
United Food and Commercial Workers International Union
American Educational Research Assn.
World Boxing Council
Sociologists Without Borders.
L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center
NAFSA: Association of International Educators (formerly National Assn. of Foreign Student Advisers)
Law and Society Association

Cities Boycotting or Challenging Arizona SB 1070

Austin, TX - ... see the Press Release
Los Angeles, CA - ... see the resolution (pdf)
San Francisco, CA - ... see the resolution page 15 (pdf)
Oakland City, CA - ... see the resolution (pdf)
Saint Paul, MN - ... see the Press Release
Boston, MA - ... see the Resolution(pdf)
Flagstaff, AZ - read resolution (pdf)
Santa Cruz County, AZ - read resolution page 112 (pdf)
Tucson, AZ - read resolution (pdf)
Calexico, CA - read resolution (pdf)
City of San Diego, CA - read resolution (pdf)
Richmond, CA - read resolution (pdf)
Santa Ana, CA - read resolution (pdf)
West Hollywood, CA - read resolution page 7 (pdf)
Boulder, CO - read resolution (pdf)
Denver Public Schools, CO - read resolution (pdf)
Washington, DC - read resolution (pdf)
St. Paul, MN - read resolution (pdf)
New York City, NY - read resolution (pdf)
El Paso County, TX - read resolution (pdf)
Seattle, WA - read resolution (pdf)
Berkeley, CA - read release
Columbus, OH - read release

Conventions and Events Cancelled

Pitbull Reacciona a la Ley SB1070 de Arizona con la Cancelación de su Concierto en Phoenix
Leading International Artist Pitbull Reacts to Arizona’s SB1070 by Canceling Show in Phoenix
LOS ANGELES (May 13, 2010)...Top global hitmaker, Pitbull, announced this afternoon via Twitter and his websites ( and ) his decision to cancel the May 31 date of his “Mr. Worldwide’s Carnaval” tour in Phoenix, AZ in protest of the recent passing of the state’s controversial SB1070 legislation
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Players, coaches speak out against law<
NEW YORK -- Given a chance to take part in the 2011 All-Star game at Arizona, Ozzie Guillen insists he won't go. "I wouldn't do it," the Chicago White Sox manager said Friday. "As a Latin American, it's natural that I have to support our own."
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MLBPA statement on Arizona's immigration law<
Here is the statement issued by the Major League Baseball Players Association regarding its opposition to Arizona's controversial immigration law:
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SOPHE Boycotts Arizona: Relocates Conference in Opposition to Immigration and Ethnic Studies Bills
Washington, D.C. – Following the recent enactment of Arizona legislation on illegal immigration (SB 1070) and prohibiting ethnic studies in schools (HB 2281), the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) will relocate its 2011 Midyear Meeting, previously scheduled for Phoenix, Arizona, to another state.
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2010 American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Conference
AILA President Bernie Wolfsdorf explained, “We cannot in good conscience spend association dollars in a state that dehumanizes the people we represent and fight for. What Governor Brewer has done by signing this bill into law is to validate all of the irrational fears by people who are not willing to acknowledge the economic and cultural benefits of immigration to our country.”
“If Arizonans are serious about ending illegal immigration, they should be the first in line at the United States Capitol to urge Congress to the do the right thing and pass comprehensive immigration reform,” Wolfsdorf concluded.
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Alpha Phi Alpha to boycott Arizona Moving annual convention to Las Vegas
“Late Thursday, April 29, our national Board of Directors voted unanimously to rescind the location of Phoenix, Arizona as our meeting location of the 104th Anniversary/90th General Convention in July
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Phi Iota Alpha boycotts AFA Annual Meeting in Arizona in response to SB-1070
New York - As a result of the proposed enactment of Arizona Senate Bill 1070 and subsequent House Bill 2281, Phi Iota Alpha Fraternity Inc., will not send delegates to the upcoming Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors (AFA) Annual Meeting scheduled to be held this Fall in Phoenix, Arizona.
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Puerto Rican Day Parades Organization, will no longer hold its conference in Arizona next year

National Minority Suppliers Development Council Inc. is moving its fall Phoenix convention to Florida. Seven thousand were expected to attend
National Urban League. The group issued a rebuke of the city and suspended consideration of Phoenix's bid to host its 2012 annual conference
National Autonomous University of Mexico has canceled its exchange program with the University of Arizona
Autonomous University of San Luis Potosí has canceled its exchange program with the University of Arizona
Club América, one of Mexico's biggest soccer teams, canceled its exhibition match against Club de Fútbol Pachuca scheduled for July 7 at University of Phoenix Stadium. • Representatives of the Mexican state of Sonora announced they would not attend the annual meeting of the Sonora-Arizona Commission, June 3-4 in Phoenix
Mexico's six border governors announced they would boycott the 28th annual U.S.-Mexico Border Governors Conference if it is held as scheduled in Phoenix in September
In the Chicago area, the Highland Park High School girls varsity basketball team canceled a trip to play in a basketball tournament, citing "safety concerns" related to the new law. • Glass Art Society, of Seattle, canceled its 2011 conference in Tucson
National Urban League canceled its 2012 conference in Phoenix. The Los Lobos musical group canceled a June 10 performance at Talking Stock Resort in Scottsdale. Musicians Daryl Hall and John Oates canceled postgame concert scheduled July 3 at Chase Field.

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