South Sound Faith Network for Immigration and Refugee Support

The South Sound Faith Network for Immigration and Refugee Support consists of representatives from area faith/spiritual communities. To date, at least ten congregations have come together to explore how to support immigrants at risk of deportation, including the possibility of providing physical sanctuary. All faith/spiritual communities are welcome to join.

The network’s next meeting is scheduled for 6:00 on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at Temple Beth Hatfiloh, at 201 8th SE, in downtown Olympia.

Links to Resources

About faith communities or consortia of congregations providing sanctuary across the country:    (Madison Coalition)
    (40 page handbook) . (Tucson, Arizona)


Links to news stories


Two articles from the Chinook Observer about the impact of ICE raids on the Long Beach Peninsula:

Community in Crisis:  ‘We’re watching them watch us…’ – March 6, 2018


Community in Crisis:  Engulfed by a wary stillness, as ICE wears on – March 14, 2018


From the BBC website Jan. 15, 2018, a story focusing on Pacific County in southwest Washington State:

or visit the BBC site directly:

Seattle Times
November 9, 2017

“A Washington county that went for Trump is shaken as immigrant neighbors start disappearing”

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