Two months of opportunities for discussions, trainings, and actions to protect immigrant families and preserve our democracy!
Please feel invited and join in when and where you can.
Here are several upcoming training and workshop opportunities for ways we can be prepared in the face of increased Immigration Enforcement. Please scroll below for workshops taking place for faith and community members in Berkeley, Oakland, Hayward. There will be more of these in the months to come.
1) A Workshop on Accompanying Newly Arrived Migrant Families. Hear from several of our seasoned "accompaniment teams" and new migrant youth and families....what they've learned, offered and received in the process.
2) A Dynamic Popular Theater Workshop on Faithful Nonviolence and Deportation Defense...for people engaged in Sanctuary, Accompaniment, Hospitality and Rapid Response
Please spread the word! We look forward to seeing you soon.
Sunday, February 19th 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Workshop on Accompaniment Teams
Learn how you can support newly arrived migrant families and youth.
Location: Kehilla Synagogue 1300 Grand Avenue, Piedmont, CA 94610
Faithful Nonviolence & Deportation Defense
(Know Your Rights) Interactive Training & Popular Theater
(Bilingual - translation provided)
February 26th - 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Primera Iglesia Presbyterian Hispana,
1941 High St., Oakland
Hands-on training- what to do in case of ICE
Practicing scenarios of Sanctuary and Nonviolent resistance
Spiritual resources in a time of fear and oppression.
For people engaged in: Sanctuary, Accompaniment, Hospitality & Deportation Defense
Light dinner will be provided. (donations accepted)
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
Other Upcoming Events & Actions
Friday, February 17th, 9:30 -11 - Walnut Creek
Multifaith Immigration Coalition for Action- Contra Costa County Organizing Mtg.
Mt, Diablo UU Church, 55 Eckley Lane, Walnut Creek
Monday, Feb. 20th, 9:30 am -3 pm - Berkeley
United Methodist Conference with Bishop Minerva Carcaño
Forum on Immigration: Advocacy, Sanctuary Today
Epworth United Methodist Church 1953 Hopkins St, Berkeley
Tuesday, February 21st 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm - San Francisco
Forum: Sanctuary as Love of Neighbor
University of San Francisco, Building McLaren 250, San Francisco
San Francisco Sanctuary Congregations Organizing Meeting - 6-8 pm (Romero Room, USF- following the event)
Saturday, February 25th 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Hayward
Labor & Community Know Your Rights Training in HAYWARD
Carpenter's Hall: 1050 Mattox Rd, Hayward
February 26th - 9:30 am - Pinole
Worship Service & Sanctuary Forum
Christ the Lord, 592 Tennent Ave. Pinole
**** February 26th - 3:00 pm-7:00 pm ****
Faithful Nonviolence & Deportation Defense (Know Your Rights) Interactive Training & Popular Theater
Location: Primera Iglesia Presbyterian Hispana, 1941 High St., Oakland
Friday, March 3rd - 12 Noon - SF
1 Year Anniversary Vigil for Berta Caceres (martyr of Honduras)
SF Federal Buiilding, 90 7th St., SF
Saturday, March 4th - Monthly Immigration Vigil at Richond Detention Center
11 am- 12 noon
5555 Giant Highway, RIchmond CA
This month will be led by Bishop O'Dowd High School students
Save The Date: Faith Rooted Organizing Training
Sunday March 12, 2:00-5:30* Monday March 13, 9:00 am - 4:00 p.m. in Oakland.
Hotline to Report ICE Activity: ICE -Out- Of California: 1-844-878-7801
Sanctuary Info on the Web: im4humanintegrity.org
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