Category Archives: Events

2 Million 2 Many—April 5, West Chester

Rally to protest the 2 million deportations under President Obama. Beginning at 10:45 am and ending at 12:00 pm Location: 2 S High St., West Chester, PA 19380 https://www.facebook.com/events/1435578286688127/

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#2Million2Many Day of Action Against Deportations—April 5, Norristown

What: March in Norristown PA against Deportations When: Saturday April 5th, 2014 at 1:00pm Where: Starting at La Plazita, 506 Marshall St. Norristown PA Come join Juntos and the community of Norristown, PA as we all stand up and raise … Continue reading

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6th Annual Commonwealth Interfaith Service: Prayers for Justice and Peace—May 5, Harrisburg

Please join your sisters and brothers in faith in a celebration of our diverse faith and prayer traditions in central Pennsylvania and to pray for justice and peace at the 6th Annual Commonwealth Interfaith Service: Prayers for Justice and Peace on Monday, May … Continue reading

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Sign Up for Torture Awareness Month (June) Toolkit—Available Mid-April

From the National Religious Campaign Against Torture (http://www.nrcat.org): We invite you, and your local church, synagogue, mosque, temple, or faith community, to join other people of faith in commemorating Torture Awareness Month (https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/tam2014) this June. NRCAT is preparing a Toolkit … Continue reading

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National Day of Action to Stop Deportations—April 5, National

From the Interfaith Immigration Coalition (http://www.interfaithimmigration.org): Everyday more than 1,100 people are deported. It is predicted that in April, 2 million people will have been deported under the Obama Administration. Amid Congressional inaction, President Obama and his Administration must understand … Continue reading

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Growing Up Homeless Forum: Focus on Education—April 4, Philadelphia

From the People’s Emergency Center (http://www.pec-cares.org): One homeless student is too many. More than 19,000 is unacceptable.  Yet that’s how many students experienced homelessness in Pennsylvania last year. Is it a surprise that homeless students don’t achieve academically as well as … Continue reading

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March for the PA DREAM Act—April 8, Harrisburg

From the Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition (http://www.paimmigrant.org): The Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition, and Juntos would like to formally invite you to the “March for the PA Dream Act” at the State Capitol. Please save the date, April 8th 11 … Continue reading

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Standing Our Ground: Justice and Equity for All God’s Children—July 14-18, Haley Farm, TN

From the Children’s Defense Fund (http://www.childrensdefense.org): Standing Our Ground: Justice and Equity for All God’s Children (http://www.childrensdefense.org/programs-campaigns/faith-based-action/proctor-institute/); that’s the title for this summer’s Proctor Institute for Child Advocacy Ministry. Register now for July 14-18, 2014. Whether you are a first-timer, … Continue reading

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Race Against Racism—April 26, Harrisburg; Registrants, Volunteers Sought

Ten years ago, the YWCA Greater Harrisburg held its first Race Against Racism to promote awareness of the issues that surround racial injustice and to raise vital funds to support our racial justice programs. A decade later, the Race Against … Continue reading

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