Under Boycott

Arizona Boycott Related

Berkeley, Calif.
Boulder, Colo.
Columbus, Ohio.
Denver Public Schools banned work-related travel to the state.
El Paso (city and county).
Gallup, N.M.
Hartford, Conn.
Los Angeles.
Richmond, Calif.
San Pablo, Calif.
St. Paul, Minn.
Santa Monica, Calif.
San Francisco (non-binding resolution).
West Hollywood, Calif.

Groups that announced travel boycotts of Arizona:

Service Employees International Union.
United Food and Commercial Workers International Union.
National Council of La Raza.
Asian American Justice Center.
Center for Community Change.
League of United Latin American Citizens.
National Puerto Rican Coalition.
Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
American Educational Research Assn.
World Boxing Council.
Sociologists Without Borders.
L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center.

Known cancellations of meetings or events planned in Arizona:
American Anthropological Association condemns SB 1070 and refuses to have meetings in Arizona until the law is repealed or struck down.
National Minority Suppliers Development Council Inc. is moving its fall Phoenix convention to Florida. Seven thousand were expected to attend.
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., the oldest African-American Greek-lettered fraternity, canceled a July meeting at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel. Five thousand were expected to attend. Convention moved to Las Vegas.
American Immigration Lawyers Association canceled its fall conference at the Camelback Inn in Paradise Valley.
National Urban League issued a rebuke of the city and suspended consideration of Phoenix’s bid to host its 2012 annual conference.
National Urban League canceled a 2012 conference in Phoenix.
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. Gilbert-based event promoters will likely move the match to California.
Representatives of the Mexican state of Sonora announced they would not attend the annual meeting of the Sonora-Arizona Commission, scheduled to take place 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. According to a story on chicagobreakingnews.com, the trip also “would not be aligned with our beliefs and values,” said District 113 Assistant Superintendent Suzan Hebson.
Glass Art Society of Seattle canceled a 2011 conference in Tucson.
National Association of Black Accountants canceled a 2012 conference in Phoenix.

Oregon may end up on this list as a sanctuary state.

If I have you on the list, and you feel that the rationale does not line up with reality… Let me know, I am not closed minded, I will be happy to discuss it.

I grabbed information from many locations but the following link really provided the bulk of the information and deserves recognition. Perhaps you can go click one or two of their sponsor’s links to thank them for their efforts. http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/business/articles/2010/05/30/20100530biz-immigration-boycotts-list0530.html

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