Third Thursdays

Third Thursdays Social Resistance Gathering is a new series taking place on the third Thursday of each month (although we have moved it to the fourth Thursday this month, due to the timing of Rosh Hashanah). The event is a chance for community members to come together, socialize, strategize, learn and recharge to continue the good fight protecting progressive values in Minnesota. 

Standing with Refugees and Immigrants in Minnesota in the age of Trump.

Join Women's March Minnesota and the Minnesota Resistance Coalition Thursday, Sept. 28, 6-8 p.m. at Black Dog Cafe for an in-depth panel discussion on refugee resettlement and immigration issues under the current administration.

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  • Jaylani Hussein, CAIR
  • John Keller, Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota
  • Sen. Patricia Torres Ray


  • What are the laws and policies in place? 
  • What is happening to real people in real time? 
  • What can be done in response? 

Deportations, DACA, the Muslim travel ban, limits to the refugee resettlement program—a panel of experts, including legislators and immigrant rights advocacy groups will cover the impact of these policies on our local schools, economies and communities, paired with strategies to take legislative and community based action. This is a good opportunity to have your questions on these important subjects answered, become more effective in your legislative and social activism, and get connected with more like-minded resistors.

Registration is required. If you change your mind, just let us know so we can give your space to someone else.

Event Details

Venue: Black Dog Café, 308 E Prince St, St Paul, MN 55101

Date and time: Thursday, Sept. 28, 6-8 p.m.


6-6:30 p.m.: Social time
6:30-8 p.m.: Remarks from speakers and Q&A
8 p.m.: Wrap-up and social time

The event is free but space is limited. 

Thank you to Black Dog Cafe for hosting us! The cafe offers a full menu and serves beer, wine, cocktails, as well as espresso and non-alcoholic drinks. 

Minnesota Resistance Coalition on MN Legislative Action is made up of several resistance groups: Indivisible Minnesota Local; Action Together Twin Cities (Group); Women's March Minnesota; Indivisible North Metro; Indivisible/Undaunted; Indivisible Saint Paul; MSP NOW. If your resistance group would like to join us, please message Sonja Hendrickson.

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