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Opinion:  We could have ended family detention in PA in 2016. Why is it allowed to continue? purpose

Feb. 26, 2021 11:00 am

Opinion: We could have ended family detention in PA in 2016. Why is it allowed to continue?

Berks Family Residential Center "has been operating as a family prison since 2014 and this last year we’ve seen families face months of incarceration all while a global pandemic tears through prisons," says guest columnist Prudence Powell.
Cathryn Miller-Wilson: Proposed legislation would acknowledge that immigrants are a public good purpose

Feb. 22, 2021 9:28 am

Cathryn Miller-Wilson: Proposed legislation would acknowledge that immigrants are a public good

"Throughout the pandemic, we have seen how important immigrants are to our community as they have been on the frontlines of our healthcare system and our food production," says the executive director of HIAS Pennsylvania.
Nonprofit leaders, mayor react to executive actions that will be issued by President Biden today purpose

Jan. 20, 2021 3:35 pm

Nonprofit leaders, mayor react to executive actions that will be issued by President Biden today

Ranging from racial equity and immigration to the COVID-19 response and stopping the Keystone XL pipeline, the issues the new administration is addressing will impact the work of nonprofits across the nation. We reached out to seven local leaders for a quick comment.
Cómo refugiarse en sitio: 4 lecciones extraídas de vivir en santuario purpose

Apr. 30, 2020 8:22 am

Cómo refugiarse en sitio: 4 lecciones extraídas de vivir en santuario

Carmela Apolonio Hernández, quien ha vivido dentro de una iglesia durante más de dos años, habla sobre como crear una vida plena durante estos momentos de estrés.
How to successfully shelter in place: 4 lessons learned from living in sanctuary purpose

Apr. 1, 2020 5:27 pm

How to successfully shelter in place: 4 lessons learned from living in sanctuary

Carmela Apolonio Hernández, who has lived inside a church for more than two years, talks about how to create a full life in just a few rooms during stress-filled times.
Platos fuertes: Reflections on my visit to the desert borderlands purpose

Dec. 25, 2019 11:00 am

Platos fuertes: Reflections on my visit to the desert borderlands

Roughly 10 weeks have passed since guest columnist Brian Villa left the southern border, but the impact of what he witnessed remains. At the holiday table, he and his family will set an empty place as a reminder and call to action.
On Thanksgiving and sanctuary: A reflection purpose

Nov. 27, 2019 9:25 am

On Thanksgiving and sanctuary: A reflection

Our U.S. Thanksgiving origin story makes Carmela Apolonio Hernández's action at 10 a.m. today especially poignant.
Power Moves: Big changes at the Office of Immigrant Affairs people

Sep. 17, 2019 1:47 pm

Power Moves: Big changes at the Office of Immigrant Affairs

OIA Director Miriam Enríquez will be leaving September 20. Her successor will be Amy Eusebio, who is currently the program director of PHL City ID.
Artist activists, policy lobbyists, early childhood educators: The great diversities in making a difference purpose

Aug. 28, 2019 2:34 pm

Artist activists, policy lobbyists, early childhood educators: The great diversities in making a difference

Guest columnists Eric Hartman and Stephanie Keene lay out the five types of justice work they’ve identified through research and practice.
At the corner of art and solidarity: ‘Sanctuary City, Sanctuary Neighborhood’ mural to be unveiled today purpose

Aug. 27, 2019 10:18 am

At the corner of art and solidarity: ‘Sanctuary City, Sanctuary Neighborhood’ mural to be unveiled today

The mural at 5th and Huntingdon — which will be dedicated today at noon — is a collaboration between artists Ian Pierce and Betsy Casañas. It is also a celebration of community and of the rich Latinx tradition of political art.

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