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Webinar: IMMIGRATION DETENTION–Visiting Programs and Alternatives to Detention

Webinar: IMMIGRATION DETENTION–Visiting Programs and Alternatives to Detention


UUJM Roundtable…

building stronger collaboration among California UUs by lifting up and learning about the justice ministry of our congregations.

Monday, December 4, 2017, 7pm
IMMIGRATION DETENTION: Visiting Programs and Alternatives to Detention

Kathy Smith, First UU San Diego, and SOLACE
(Souls Offering Love and Compassionate Ears) is a project of the First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Diego. An interfaith program, SOLACE visits immigrants & asylum seekers detained at Otay Detention Facility in San Diego.

Jan Meslin, Orange Coast UU, and CIVIC
Jan is a founder of Friends of Orange County Detainees, which started in 2012 and remains sponsored by Tapestry UU Congregation in Mission Viejo. Today, Jan is Director of Social Change for CIVIC (Community Initiatives for Visiting Immigrants in Confinement), an organization which is devoted to abolishing U.S. immigration detention through two main strategies, while ending the isolation of people currently suffering in this profit-driven system.

This webinar is hosted by UUJM Immigrant Justice Team. At 7pm on December 4, join the Webinar here.

Take away ideas of how to bring yourself and/or your congregation to the table.

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