Rev. Talitha Arnold going to Iraq to work with women refugees

Rev. Talitha Arnold, Senior Minister of the United Church of Santa F (a United Church of Christ) is part of a 3-person delegation to the Kurdistan region of Iraq in early June. She will visit the refugee camps around the city of Erbil, home to more than 200,000 people who have fled their villages and cities in other parts of Iraq. 

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ACTION ALERT: Marco Tulio, member of Sanctuary Movement, has been deported from Phoenix

On Thursday, May 11, ICE officials LIED to Marco Tulio and his attorney. They led his attorney to believe that there was a path for an administrative remedy that would keep Marco's family together. Consequently, Marco Tulio reported to the ICE office and was detained. He called a few hours later from Nogales, Sonora. The ICE officers’ deceit and lack of integrity resulted in a state-sponsored kidnapping and the separation of his family.

Here’s what you can do...

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Southern Arizona Sanctuary Coalition - Sanctuary Movement in the Trump Era

Southern Arizona Sanctuary Coalition - Sanctuary Movement in the Trump Era

New Strategy and Tactics in the Post-Election Reality

As people of faith and people of conscience, we pledge to resist the newly elected Administration’s policy proposals to target and deport millions of undocumented immigrants, and discriminate against marginalized communities. We will open up our congregations and communities as sanctuary spaces for those targeted by hate, and work alongside our friends, families and neighbors to ensure the dignity and human rights of all people....

The next Coalition meeting is set for March 20th at Southside Presbyterian Church

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Arizona Legislative Advisory

Arizona Legislative Advisory

Empowerment Scholarships – Vouchers.  HB2394 and SB1431.  Supporters of public education need to show up, stand up, speak up for public education else Arizona may become the first state in the nation to extend this form of voucher to all children.  Two bills are being fast tracked through the legislature and each has passed their respective Education Committee, been okayed by their Rules Committee and have had two readings on both the House and Senate floor.  They could be voted on at any moment. 

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