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Miami Friends Host Salvadoran Refugee

Miami Friends Host Salvadoran Refugee

Miami Friends Meeting welcomed a Salvadoran refugee into our faith community last First Day. Her name is Morena, mother of Osmar, age 12, who was taken from her at the border crossing point two months ago. He is living in a New York immigration detention center. She has been able…

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Advocacy & Action On Family Separation & Detention

Advocacy & Action on Family Separation & Detention

SEYM Friends have been active in protesting the separation of children from their families and the treatment of immigrants at the Mexican border, participating in demonstrations, visiting Senator Marco Rubio’s offices, and sending letters to their congresspersons. A number of Friends across SEYM participated in demonstrations held the week of…

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Taking Action On Family Separation & Detention Camps

Taking Action on Family Separation & Detention Camps

Quaker Meetings, Friends and Friends Organizations are responding to the ongoing humanitarian crisis created by the US government’s separation of children from their families as they cross the US/Mexican border. Here are a few ways Quakers are taking action. Events June 23 • Keep Families Together/Stop the Detention Camps • Rally…

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Peacebuilding En Las Américas—Latest News

Peacebuilding en las Américas---Latest News

SEYM Friends Peace Teams representative Cece Yocum (Tampa) sends us a report from Peacebuilding en las Americas (PLA), an initiative of Friends Peace Teams that does Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) and trauma healing workshops and other  peace-building work in Honduras, Guatemala, Colombia, and El Salvador. Their work includes projects…

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