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Welcoming the Stranger in These Times:  Immigration Forum for Faith Communities

Tuesday March 7, 6:00 – 8:30 pm

*6:00 pm light meal; 6:30 Program

Ygnacio Valley Presbyterian Church
2140 Minert Road, Concord

  • What is the lived experience of our immigrant families and communities in these times?
  • How do we understand this moment in light of our faith?
  • What are the ways faith communities are being called to express welcome and solidarity?

Join us for prayerful reflection, to hear the voices of immigrant workers and families, and to explore the variety of ways faith communities are being called to respond in this era of growing fear and insecurity.

Sponsors:  The Faith Alliance for a Moral Economy & EBASE, the Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity, Monument Impact and First 5 Contra Costa

For more information contact Kristi@workingeastbay.org

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Panel on “The Lived Reality for Immigrants”

  • Parent leaders with First 5 of Contra Costa
  • Day Laborers with Monument Impact
  • Faith leaders serving the immigrant community

Panel on “What does faithful Solidarity Look like?”

  • What does our faith say to us? – Rev. Matt Prinz, Ygnacio Valley Presbyterian Church
  • Exploring Accompaniment & Sanctuary, Rev. Deborah Lee
  • Advocacy at the local and state levels, Kristi Laughlin, EBASE
  • Building a Rapid Response Network, David Brazil, Faith Alliance for a Moral Economy