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Episcopal DACA Action Day

EMM webinar offered Thursday, April 16
April 8, 2020

Stand with our DACA friends by joining the Office of Government Relations’ Rushad Thomas and Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Kendall Martin and Allison Duvall from 12:00pm ET to 2:00pm ET on April 16, Episcopal DACA Action Day, in urging lawmakers to protect undocumented people brought to the United States as children.

“The Episcopal Church has long recognized the incredible contributions to our Church and communities by undocumented young people,” said Thomas. “Yet these valuable members of our society face the prospect of deportation if the Supreme Court invalidates the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.”

This two-hour webinar will include a policy briefing, advocacy training, and conclude with all participants taking advocacy action steps together to ask Congress to pass the Dream Act. Register today and encourage members of congregations and dioceses to join in #episcopaladvocacy.

Registration is required and available here and here. The webinar will be available on-demand following the event. 

About Episcopal Migration Ministries:

Episcopal Migration Ministries (EMM) lives the call of welcome by supporting refugees, immigrants, and the communities that embrace them as they walk together in The Episcopal Church’s movement to create loving, liberating, and life-giving relationships rooted in compassion. EMM’s desire to honor the inherent value of human connection brings communities together to love their neighbors as themselves.

To directly support EMM and its life-changing work, visit www.episcopalmigrationministries.org/give or text ‘EMM’ to 41444 (standard messaging and data may rates apply).

About the Office of Government Relations:

The Office of Government Relations represents the policy priorities of The Episcopal Church to the U.S. government in Washington, D.C. We aim to shape and influence policy and legislation on critical issues, highlighting the voices and experiences of Episcopalians and Anglicans globally. All policy positions are based on General Convention and Executive Council resolutions, the legislative and governing bodies of the Church.

CONTACT:
Nancy Cox Davidge
Public Affairs Officer