What are others doing? What could we do locally? Nationally and globally?
We each have some time, money and skills to share, and a vote to cast. Where can we direct our resources to help most effectively?
Explore and add yours in the comments, by Post-it at today’s forum or by e-mailing me at firstname.lastname@example.org. And join us at our next forums to take action together – here’s the flyer.
- Become an Immigrant Welcoming Congregation (UCC produced pdf)
- Be part of hosting an immigrant family (as St.Mary’s does). Speakers in our next forum on Sunday, Oct.23d here at Orinda Community Church address this.
- Give money and/or time to a non-profit or NGO that support forced migrants: NYTimes Article “How to Help in a Global Refugee Crisis” Dec.25th, 2015
- Why UNHCR aid workers do their jobs: 64 Million Reasons Why video clip 1m22s
Vote for local and national candidates and propositions who support humane and effective immigration policies:
- Attend the League of Women Voters Election Propositions on Wed. Oct.26th 7-8pm at Orinda Community Church
- Get information for your specific ballot for national, state and local candidates and propositions at Voters Edge sponsored by the League of Women Voters.
- Interfaith Immigration Coalition website inc. policy recommendations.