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Launching the Second Year of the Promotores Program

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2019 #FreeThePeopleDay

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Soy Iris

[cmsms_row][cmsms_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsms_text] Soy Iris, y llevo dos años en Filadelfia. Vine aquí con mis hijos y mi nieto, y actualmente estoy en el proceso de asilo esperando mi audiencia final. Antes de 2009, no entendía la migración. ¿Por qué? Porque mi vida era la casa y el trabajo. Mi esposo había migrado, pero yo no

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Sanctuary in the Streets Update & Save-the-Dates!

In the aftermath of the 2016 election, our Sanctuary in the Streets trainings prepared over 650 people to offer rapid response in the event of ICE raids and mobilized a network of 1800 allies, while our ICE raid hotline numbers (English/Spanish and English/Indonesian) were distributed to thousands of immigrants in Philadelphia. Although further trainings for

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Reflection on Obama’s Executive Action Speech: If We Were President

(espanol abajo) We listened to President Obama’s recent White House speech about immigration with deep frustration and dismay. Instead of taking responsibility for the 2,000,000+ deportations that have occurred under his watch, President Obama continues to blame Congress and Republicans, commit more money to the border, and prioritizes deportation. In his speech, Obama vowed to take

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May 10, 2014: 100 supporters came to PhillyCAM studios to see the release of our film “Kids United Against Deportation,” which highlights the stories of young Philadelphians from 10 different countries who have been personally impacted by deportation. We also released the youth story doll project. Each doll, made by immigrant youth, was implanted with

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[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=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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Day 10 of 40 Days of Action, Fasting, and Prayer for Immigration Justice:Many Indonesian members of the Philadelphia Praise Center are fasting for all 40 days in support of just and humane immigration policies!  Dia 10 de los 40 Dias de Accion, Ayuno, y Oracion por la justicia migratoria:Much@s miembr@s de Indonesia del Centro de

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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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