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Inter-Faith Gathering: Solidarity Action Vigil & Courtwatch
ASYLUM IS A HUMAN RIGHT! NO TROOPS AT THE BORDER! REFUGEES ARE WELCOME HERE!
Tuesday, January 8, 2019, 7:30 AM
Place: Whipple Federal Building, 1 Federal Drive, Fort Snelling, MN
Parking available in Metro Transit lots North and South of Light Rail Station
Special Guests: Minnesota Caravan Solidarity/ Minnesota en Solidaridad con la Caravana. Anne Winkler Morey, writer, activist, Community Faculty at Metro State University. Thom Haines, Mayflower Church Global Justice Advocacy Team, attorney, foundation director, G-Project
-Asylum is a worldwide human right – safe refuge for all!
-We denounce human rights violations at the border
-Cherish children and their families, don’t detain them in life-threatening conditions
-We denounce the exploitation and violence in their home countries that make these families flee for their lives
-We repent of our country’s complicity in these conditions that lead to the exodus and the Caravan
-We claim all spaces as sacred
At 8:30 am after the vigil, we will invite up to 10 people to gather and prepare to attend the court session from 9:00 to 10:30 AM
All are Welcome! Come to Sing, Pray, and Act!
Mission Statement: “Interfaith Coalition on Immigration engages in courageous spiritual, multicultural action in solidarity with immigrants and refugees to achieve justice and stand up to systems of oppression.”
[ For more information, visit our Facebook page: Interfaith Coalition on Immigration (ICOM)]
[Also see this Facebook page: Minnesota Caravan Solidarity]