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March 2018 Calendar of Faith & Immigration Events & Actions

Project Info

Project Description

Building Beloved Community: Strength From the Roots (Fuerza de la Raíz) to strengthen solidarity and deepen leadership of our community members through the sharing of song and stories led by Trabajo Cultural Caminante’s facilitator Francisco Herrera and other world renown artists and will culminate with a concert celebrating community and social change. Email: franciscoherrera01@gmail.com
March 10th – Westside Missionary Baptist Church – 9 am – 12 pm

Honduras Faith Delegation Report Backs
Join us for our Faith Delegation Report Back on these two dates:
Contact: mnoriega@im4humanintegrity.org for more information

March 13th from 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Jesuit School of Theology 1735 LeRoy Ave. Berkeley

March 17th from 6 PM – 8 PM in Spanish
Primera Iglesia Presbiteriana Hispana 1941 High St. Oakland.

March 11th – 11 am – Let Our People Go Vigil at West County Detention Facility.

March 18th: 4:30 pm: Theater and Song for Immigrants @ Kehilla Community Synagogue.

March 25th – 1 -3 pm – PUBLIC FORUM : Current Threat to Immigrants: TPS, DACA, Detention@ Congregation Beth El Social Hall, 1301 Oxford St., Berkeley Come learn how recent immigration policies affect members of our community. Meet representatives from organizations working for immigrant justice. Open to All.

March 25th EVENT 3 pm– Sanctuary Renewal Ceremony for the First Unitarian Universalist Society of SF, 1187 Franklin St, San Francisco

Interfaith Immigration Coalition Meetings: monthly near you!
East Bay Interfaith Immigration Coalition (EBIIC):
March 14th – 9 am @ University Lutheran Chapel, 2425 College AVE., Berkeley

Multifaith Immigration Coalition for Action in CCC – March 16th 9:30 – 11 am @ Mt. Diablo Unitarian Universalist Church, 55 Eckley Ln, Walnut Creek.

San Francisco Interfaith Coalition on Immigration – March 14, 6 pm – 7:30 pm @ St. Ignatius Spiritual Life Center

Peninsula Interfaith Coalition on Immigration – March 20th, 3-5 pm @Mercy Center Burlingame

NEXT VIGIL: April 7th 11 am: Passover Seder Vigil Outside West County Detention Facility

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY LAUNCHES NEW RAPID RESPONSE EDUCATION & LEGAL HOTLINE:
24 hour hotline in case of ICE arrests or sightings: 1-925-900-5151
Please call and verify before spreading rumors!

ACTION FOR THE MONTH:

• Talk to Daniel (Dpinell@im4humanintegrity.org) if you are Interested in Spiritual Care Committee, being formed to better support the spiritual and physical needs of detainees and their families.

• SEND A LETTER OF HOPE AND SOLIDARITY TO THOSE DETAINED AT WCDF
Please pick up a Name with the Booking Number from us Today:

Name
Booking Number (#CC)
West County Detention Facility
5555 Giant Highway
Richmond, CA 94806

(You must include Sender name and address. If you do not want to put your own, you may use IM4HI, 310 8th St. #310, Oakland, CA 94607.)

Please Read Mailing Instructions
All envelopes must include the full name of the person you are trying to reach, their booking number, the sender’s name, and the sender’s address. Incoming mail may be screened for contraband and read before reaching the recipient. Mail may not contain extra envelopes, stamps, cash, personal checks, sexually explicit images, or polaroid photographs. The envelopes may not have any writing or drawings on them except for the addresses and the mail may not include anything written or drawn in marker, crayon, or colored pencil. People in detention may purchase stamps, paper, envelopes, and writing utensils from the commissary. Indigent residents may receive correspondence materials for up to two letters a week in the indigent kit through commissary.