Mt. Pleasant Lutheran Church

RIC Immigration Task Force

Purpose: To support immigrants in our community, regardless of status.

Volunteer Opportunities: Distributing packets of legal advice, including “know your rights” cards. Engaging in “solidarity marches” to discourage racial profiling in our community. Attending rallies at local detention center and elsewhere to draw attention to truths about deportation and other immigration issues. Engaging in conversations with officials to encourage accurate understanding of immigration issues and to discourage harassment of immigrants in our community. Planning community response actions in case of raids on our neighbors. Encouraging voter registration among citizens.

Schedule/Location: Generally meets weekly at Ema├║s Lutheran Church or the RIC office. Drop-ins welcomed.

Contact: Stephanie Mitchell smitchell@carthage.edu or 571-277-0168

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