Community Solidarity: Fighting for & Understanding Immigrant Rights in Our Town
Monday, August 12th 6:30-8:30pm
at BuxMont Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
2040 Street Rd, Warrington, Pennsylvania
Join immigrant rights activists and immigrant speakers to learn more about:
1- DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals)
2- Facts about the positive impact of immigrants in the community
3- How most undocumented people arrive here - and problems with pathways to citizenship
4- A basic overview of immigration including current policy, enforcement & issues.
Gain a deeper understanding of how you can help neighbors in your own community.
Sponsored by Immigrant Rights Action, Rise Up Doylestown, The Peace Center; Bucks County, Welcoming The Stranger and
BuxMont Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
Join us for a night of craft brewed beer at Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company, and support Welcoming the Stranger. Friday, August 9, 7:30 p.m. for Charity Movie Night. NCBC will donate 10% of its bar proceeds that night (up to $300) to WTS. The featured film is the classic 1980 comedy Airplane, starring Leslie Nielsen, Robert Stack, and Lloyd Bridges. The Library of Congress declared this acclaimed satire "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant" enough to warrant its preservation in the National Film Registry.
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Lights for Liberty Candlelight Vigil - Doylestown
Friday, July 12, 2019
Old Courthouse, Doylestown Borough, PA 18901
Doylestown joins hundreds of national and local sponsors as part of Lights for Liberty: A Nationwide Vigil to End Human Detention Camps
On Friday, July 12th, 2019 advocates, activists and impacted persons from across the Bucks County area will gather in the county seat, Doylestown, to protest the inhumane conditions faced by refugees in human detention camps.
About Lights for Liberty: Lights for Liberty is a loose coalition of grassroots activists, with support from long-standing immigrants’ rights organizations and other organizers. More information can be found at http://www.lightsforliberty.org.
Sponsors of Doylestown's Lights for Liberty include:
- Rise Up Doylestown
- Immigrant Rights Action/Grupo de Acción
- Latino Network of Bucks County
- Welcoming the Stranger
- Shut Down Berks
- Bucks County Women’s Advocacy Coalition
- The Peace Center
- Bucks Students Demand Action
- St. Philip’s Episcopal Church
- Bucks Voices
- Buxmont Indivisible & Progressive
- PA Statewide Indivisible
- Better Bucks
- Doylestown & Solebury Democrats
- Tuesdays With Toomey
- Fridays With Fitzpatrick
- Bucks County Democratic Women’s Forum
- Bucks County NOW Chapter
- Upper BuxMont Rising (holding their own vigil at the same time in Sellersville!)
**ASL interpretation provided - Join us near the microphone**
A Benefit for Immigrant Children in detention centers.
Join us for songs of peace, love & justice.
Donation $20, all proceeds go to support the cause of immigrant rights, through the organizations RAICES (Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services) and Welcoming the Stranger.
Sponsored by Upper BuxMontRising.
Join us for an evening with Linda Kenyon as "Julia Child” to help us kick off our Welcoming the Stranger Cookbook.