fasting

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U70hGmIRe1o?feature=oembed&enablejsapi=1&origin=http://safe.txmblr.com&wmode=opaque&w=500&h=281] The 40 Days of Action, Fasting, and Prayer for Immigrant justice ended on July 31, but our community continues to work together for just and humane policies! Watch this video that highlights just some of our 100+ fasters, and visit our website at www.www.sanctuaryphiladelphia.org to learn more.  (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

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[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lm-IHz77SfI?feature=oembed&enablejsapi=1&origin=http://safe.txmblr.com&wmode=opaque&w=500&h=375] Day 37 of 40 Days of Action, Fasting, and Prayer: “I’m joining New Sanctuary Movement’s fast because I am also undocumented and fighting for immigrant rights. If my dad could walk here and not eat or drink anything for 3 days, I can fast for at least a day.” -Maria who works for

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[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jwHfNS4MJ1o?feature=oembed&enablejsapi=1&origin=http://safe.txmblr.com&wmode=opaque&w=500&h=281] Dia 33 de 40 Dias de Accion, Ayuno, y Oracion: “Yo voy a ayunar por varias razones. Para que seamos escuchados, para que termine esta situacion de separacion de familias que yo vivi en carne propia y es duro, es triste.” (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

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[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dCQgQyQ-kao?feature=oembed&enablejsapi=1&origin=http://safe.txmblr.com&wmode=opaque&w=500&h=281] Day 19 of 40 Days of Action, Fasting, and Prayer: Today, House Republicans are in DC discussing immigration reform. Rep. Meehan’s constituents (PA District-7) are fasting to tell him to vote YES for just and humane immigration reform! Dia 19 de 40 Dias de Accion, Ayuno, y Oracion: Hoy, los republicanos de la

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[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IBGshtlgqYw?feature=oembed&enablejsapi=1&origin=http://safe.txmblr.com&wmode=opaque&w=500&h=281] Day 16 of 40 Days of Action, Fasting, and Prayer for immigration justice: Central Baptist Church of Wayne is an NSM member congregation, and one of 13 faith communities mobilizing for local and federal immigration justice during the 40 Days campaign. 17 members of CBC are fasting this week! Watch this great video

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[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AFTGacGPdbc?feature=oembed&enablejsapi=1&origin=http://safe.txmblr.com&wmode=opaque&w=500&h=281] Day 11 of 40 Days of Action, Fasting, and Prayer for Immigration Justice: “If we wouldn’t want our family to be separated because of deportation, how can we stand by and let our brothers and sisters from places like Mexico and Nigeria be separated because of unjust immigration policy?” -Brian Valdez, who’s fasting

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Day 8 of 40 Day fast for immigration  “While I was fasting I thought about the deprivation that people, my family, my friends have had to deal with in their lives. And that’s why I believe in stopping police-ICE collaboration. Whatever happened to empathy?” -Amanda Portillo, on why she’s fasting with NSM to end local

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[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LFY44on3eCc?feature=oembed&enablejsapi=1&origin=http://safe.txmblr.com&wmode=opaque&w=500&h=375] Day 6 of 40 Day Fast: “I am a person who fears each and every day that I will lose a member of my family because of deportation. I am joining New Sanctuary Movement’s 40 Days of Action, Fasting, and Prayer because I want to keep my family safe."  -NSM Board Member Jorge

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