1/29 Event to launch Emergency Fund for families affected by deportation

BORDER WOUNDS: The Impact of Deportation on Immigrant Families

Sunday January 29 2-4 PM Resurrection Catholic Church 7600 Soquel Dr., Aptos

From Sanctuary Santa Cruz: “In the aftermath of the Trump inauguration, we call upon the spirit of sanctuary in our community to help us establish a compassionate fund for emergency assistance to families affected by ICE detention and deportation.” -Emergency Assistance Team

You are invited to join the sanctuary movement in expanding awareness and responding to a bleeding wound in our communities.

BORDER WOUNDS: The Impact of Deportation on Immigrant Families

Sunday January  29 2-4 PM Resurrection Catholic Church 7600 Soquel Dr., Aptos

From Sanctuary Santa Cruz:  “In the aftermath of the Trump inauguration, we call upon the spirit of sanctuary in our community to help us establish a compassionate fund for emergency assistance to families affected by ICE detention and deportation.”  -Emergency Assistance Team

Speakers include Hector Barajas (Deported US Veterans), Yolanda Varona (Deported Dreamer Moms USA), Karen Mallory (Community Organizer and Immigration Attorney), Ernestina Saldaña (Convener, Sanctuary Santa Cruz)  

Invoking the spirit of Sanctuary: Rev. James Weller (Convener of the Progressive Christian Forum and member, Peace United Church of Christ Sanctuary Committee); Deacon Warren Hoy (Director of Social Justice Ministries Catholic Diocese of Monterey)

Our response: Randa Solick, Sanctuary Santa Cruz Emergency Assistance Team

Moderator: Paul Johnston, UCSC Department of Sociology

The event is free but donations will be solicited

Further information (831) 222-0170 pdc.solidarity.sanctuary@gmail.com

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