About a Legal Defense Fund – Undocumented immigrants

Information provided by Faith in Fresno.

Contact Sukaina Hussain, Community Organizer, 847-924-9592, Faith in Fresno, 546 N Fulton St, Fresno, CA 93728

City of Fresno Legal Defense Fund

Faith in Fresno is asking its Member Congregations (including the Unitarian Universalist Church of Fresno) to contact City Councilmembers and urge them to vote in favor of funding an Immigration Legal Defense Fund in the Fresno City Budget. This would help provide legal assistance to those facing deportation and who would otherwise not be able to afford legal representation. Our congregation’s Faith in Fresno Team committed

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Calendar 3/29 – 5/6/2017

Thursday, March 30, 6 pm – 8:30 pm

Rapid Response Training to mobilize the community to stop deportations and support impacted communities, at On Ramps Covenant Church, World Impact Building, 1955 Broadway St, Fresno, 93721 (Enter through the fence on the north side of the building.) Based on the current executive orders, immigration enforcement will increase deportations, both in large and small scale raids. Various roles are needed for Rapid Response teams, including, but not limited to: raid verification, media team, resource and emotional support to families, prayer team, advocacy and protest,

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Saturday, Jan 21, 2-4 pm Demonstration “Organize for a Better Future”

A Post-Inaugural Street Demonstration Hosted by Peace Fresno Saturday, January 21, 2017, 2:00 to 4:00
All four corners of Blackstone and Nees (River Park)

On Day 2 of the Trump Presidency join Peace Fresno and others in standing up for the issues that are important to you! By our presence, with our signs and banners, we will let the community know that there are groups and individuals working together in the Fresno area dedicated to peace, social, economic, racial, and environmental justice.

Each group will represent its unique part of the community and will

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Dec 14, 6:30 pm Community Meeting-Fresno Police Dept

Black Lives Matter-Fresno has created a proposal on Fresno policing policy.

Karen Crozier, Black Lives Matter organizer, writes: We need community support to bring this proposal to the public and invite you to a presentation of the policy. Please join us and feel free to contact me if you would like a copy of the proposed policy or with any questions. Karen Croizer, revdrcroizer

Community Meeting
Dec 14, 6:30 pm
Holistic Cultural and Educational Wellness Center
4867 E. Kings Canyon Rd.

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Standing Rock Actions 11/7 – 11/11 4 pm & Petition

Jean Hays of Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom writes:

I’m inviting anyone interested to stand with me every day this week, starting Monday, at Blackstone & Shaw 4-4:45 p.m. Other 1st Nations people from the rally @ City Hall will try to join. All are invited! We will hold the banner -

WE STAND WITH STANDING ROCK – NO DAKOTA ACCESS PIPELINE

The Raging Grannies are also planning an action in front of a financial institution that funds the pipeline. There are many of them. Stay tuned! Jean skyhorse3593

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