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For those with loved ones detained at WCDF: Call 925-900-5151 to find out how to get support.

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Who we are

We are a statewide California organization that connects clergy and people of faith to the work of social justice. We work to make the criminal justice system more just, and the immigration system more fair and humane. In the last two years, we trained 1,500 people of faith to take leadership roles, engaged 140 congregations and partner organizations, and reached more than 35,000 people with a message of hope, love and resilience.

How do we support Immigrants?

We organize people of faith to protect the rights, dignity and well-being of immigrants. We help educate and guide people congregations to become sanctuary congregations who can accompany, shelter, and advocate for people threatened by deportation. We train teams of volunteers to support and accompany people who are in detention or who have to attend frightening immigration hearings or begin their life as newcomers to this country. We host regular prayer vigils at immigration detention centers to make visible the humanity of those detained. And we bring the voices of faith leaders – both lay and professional – immigrant and non-immigrant – to coalition efforts that advocate for fair and compassionate immigration policies. We promote and nurture the leadership of directly impacted immigrants and faith allies to stand up for human rights and the dignity of all people.

What kind of work are we doing around Mass Incarceration?

We engage communities of faith to transform and dismantle the mass criminalization of people of color. Currently, the focus of our work is in Los Angeles, home to the world’s largest jail system.  We have created a network of “Beyond Bars” congregations committed to welcoming home formerly incarcerated persons and advocating for criminal justice reform.  Our “Justice not Jails” program in Los Angeles works to divest resources from jails to investment in effective. We also promote greater accountability by law enforcement.

Our Work

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A Night Out for Safety and Liberation

This year, Our Justice Not Jails program invites the community to come together for a different kind of conversation about...
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Loved ones of immigrants detained at West County Detention Facility Call for Immediate Reunification of Families

Media advisory for: Saturday, July 14, 11 a.m. Press Contact: Sarah Lee,, 858-229-6641 or Lourdes Barraza, 408-508-9362‬ Loved ones...
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Important Update: Termination of ICE Contract at West County Facility

Dear Friends, Today the Contra Costa County (CCC) Sheriff, David Livingston announced that he is ending the ICE contract to...
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Join IM4HI Staff in Broadening the Message and Imagining a Different Way

Join IM4HI Staff in Broadening the Message and Imagining a Different Way Migration is Sacred – End All Forms of...
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