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KPFA: Detaining “Unaccompanied” Migrant Children in Detention Centers in California??

KPFA Women’s Magazine broadcast: “Today, the topic is the incarceration of migrant children in California detention centers, a horrifying direction for our state. Unaccompanied children are held in detention centers on both sides of the US-Mexico border. … Rev. Deborah Lee, Executive Director of the Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity, has worked at the intersection of faith and social justice for over 25 years …” (58 mins.)

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ABC7 News: “Oakland faith leaders want Mayor Schaaf to reimagine city budget with 4 key demands”

OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) — A group of faith leaders made their way to Oakland’s City Hall Friday morning to get involved in the budget process. The group had a letter for Mayor Libby Schaaf, demanding that she reimagine the city budget. …

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Religion News Service: “Faith leaders concerned about Southern California temporary shelters for migrant children”

LOS ANGELES (RNS) — Faith leaders say they are concerned about new temporary shelters that have been set up at Southern California event centers to house unaccompanied migrant children. … “Regardless of what they are called, the government is holding children in large scale detention facilities,” the Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity said in a statement.

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