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:
wisconsinfaithvoicesforjustice .weebly.com/dane-sanctuary- coalition.html (Madison Coalition)
sanctuarynotdeportation.org/ uploads/7/6/9/1/76912017/ interfaith_sanctuary_toolkit. pdf (40 page handbook)
faith-communities-across- minnesota-declare-their-place- of-worship-sanctuary-for- immigrants-seeking-refuge/
2016/12/06/st-paul-mn- churches-immigrant- sanctuaries-deportation/
southsidepresbyterian.org/ sanctuary.html . (Tucson, Arizona)
Links to news stories
INSIDE A SAFE HOUSE, HIDING FROM ICE
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:
November 9, 2017
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