Friday, June 15 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
Immigration Special Program: Sacred Resistance: Inside the Resurgent Sanctuary Movement

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You’re invited to a screening of Sacred Resistance; a newly released documentary following those threatened with deportation and the faith communities that have responded by providing sanctuary. The screening will be followed by a panel of activists, community organizers, and those previously in sanctuary who will discuss how to join the movement.

Featured Participants
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Kathryn Johnson

Policy Advocacy Coordinator, American Friends Service Committee
Kathryn Johnson coordinates policy advocacy for the American Friends Service Committee focusing on immigration and U.S. engagement with Latin America.
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Myrna Orozco-Gallos

Sanctuary Communications & Organizing Associate, Church World Service
Myrna is the Sanctuary Communications & Organizing Associate for Church World Service, where she helps coordinate the National Sanctuary Movement.
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Jeanette Vizguerra

New Sanctuary Movement
After fighting off deportation for eight years, Jeanette Vizguerra decided to go public with her story and sought refuge in the basement of the First Unitarian Church in Denver, Colorado. While in Sanctuary, Jeanette continued to organize for immigrants’ rights and in April of 2017... Read More →

Friday June 15, 2018 10:30am - 12:00pm
Room 5A/B

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