According to the Tribune Newspaper, there are 9,000 undocumented community members in SLO County.
Organizers of this meeting recognize that these include many parents and their children who could be separated by deportation. As people not living in fear, we have an opportunity to learn about the issues faced by our immigrant community and consider how we might serve as allies.
Date: April 6
Time: 6:30-8:30 PM
Location: Pacheco Elementary School Multi-Purpose Room, 261 Cuesta Dr, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
Space is limited to 325. Please sign up soon.
– Rev. Caroline Hall, St. Benedict’s Episcopal Church
– Erica Reyes, District Representative for Congressman Carbajal
– Jessie Funes, MA Activist of Santa Maria
– Deanna Cantrell, San Luis Obispo Police Chief
– Paz Padilla, Assistant Director to Immigration Programs and Immigration Board of Appeals Representative for Catholic Charities.
– Amber Heffner, Attorney at Law, Immigration
People of Faith for Justice represents many faiths, and believes all people are equally beloved. We fully support the rights of immigrants and celebrate the gifts they bring. This event will inform ourselves and others on the Central Coast about how we can turn our support into practical action.
TWW-Cambria formed after the election out of deep concern for our countries future. We are passionate in standing up for our community of all races, religions and sexual identity.
Women’s March San Luis Obispo believes no human is illegal. Knowing more about how to be an ally is critical to creating the equitable and just community we want. We welcome all who want to come with an open mind and learn about these issues.