Civil Rights/Immigration Team
Join us for the next MVCAN Civil Rights/Immigration Team meeting:
Sunday, September 16 MV CAN Meeting - 5:00 pm
Our team will meet at 4:15 - in the entryway of MV Community Center
See this NY Times Op Ed piece about the impact of detention threats on immigrants
Make Marin Count: 2020 Census
Tuesday, September 25, 5:30-8:00 pm, Guzman Hall, Dominican University
Go to this link for info and tickents:
Support the WCDF Community Fund - Check out our Bond Tool Kit to find ways to support
Support the Community Bond Fund - created through Contra Costa Immigrant Rights Alliance, Freedom for Immigrants, and Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity-
Raise money that will pay for bonds and additional expenses (phone calls, travel, emergency funds, etc) for the impacted families.
Invite more people to join IM 4 Human Integrity’s effort to directly support families impacted by detention at the West County Detention Facility.
Uplift the dignity of the families by sharing their story of resilience in the midst of overwhelming odds.
News and More!
Families Belong Together https://actionnetwork.org/events/lunchtime-for-change-families-belong-together is offering up a weekly list of things to do during your lunch hour to support the effort to reunify and support families torn apart by the lawmakers in DC. The list is updated every Wednesday.
· Do you want to help reunite immigrant families who’ve been torn apart by ICE? With the closing of the Richmond Detention Center looming, organizers are looking for people who will become bail-out volunteers. Over $100,000 has been raised for the bail fund, yet people are needed for the actual physical on-the-ground process of bailing someone out of ICE detention. Two hour trainings are being offered in Berkeley from August 14 - October 9. Go to https://www.facebook.com/events/1899589420107405/to learn more about what’s involved and how you can get involved.
Saturday, September 1 at 11 am
West County Detention Facility
Please join us at this “Let Our People Go” protest. We will be protesting for a change in policy so that immigrants being held at the West County Detention Center will be released immediately, rather than being transferred to out-of-state or remote California locations that increase the anguish for family members who lose access to visitation.