Immigration Justice #DefundHate Events in Minnesota, September 2019
Minnesota UU’s are involved in planning and action with partner organizations in solidarity with newer immigrants,
“sin papeles y sin miedo” to #DefundHate and #StopSeparatingFamilies . Here are opportunities for UU’s to join with upcoming actions (message us to add what your congregations are doing! and follow MIRAC for more):
Minnesotans are mobilizing the week of September 8-14 in many ways to #DefundHate, stop separating families, stop diverting funds from emergency relief to caging children, create a society that shares its abundance with people in need and welcomes their spirit and talents.
Check back here for updates, but for starters, some upcoming opportunities for immigration justice-makers to participate include:
September 8, Sunday – MIRAC – Minnesota Immigrant Rights Action Committee bystander training in Minneapolis will teach you how to respond when ICE comes for you or your neighbor: https://www.facebook.com/events/1177444409128856/
September 10, Tuesday, 7:30 AM – Interfaith Coalition on Immigration (ICOM) prayer vigil at the Whipple Federal Building in Bloomington, the 5-state ICE detention/deportation court (They meet every second Tuesday, for more information, see https://www.facebook.com/Interfaith-Coalition-on-Immigration-ICOM-132722563511809/
September 13, Friday, 4:00 PM – Indivisible #DefundHate protest at the Sherburne ICE Detention Center, 13880 Business Center Dr. NW, Elk River, MN – https://www.facebook.com/events/731711420591850/