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Responding to the Humanitarian Migrant Crisis
June 16 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Learn how people of faith and goodwill can respond to the needs of asylum seekers, migrants, and refugees in Vermont and beyond.
$10 suggested donation at the door. Please register at bit.ly/June16register.
– Learn about action including and beyond offering sanctuary
– Hear from those already involved in supporting asylum seekers, migrants, and refugees
– Build partnerships in Vermont and beyond
Child care and translation provided upon request with registration.
Panel A: Migration in a legal context
Erin Jacobsen of the South Royalton Legal Clinic at Vermont Law School
Bria Yazac of AALV
Panel B: Solidarity with Asylum Seekers and Other Migrants
Steven Crofter of Community Asylum Seekers Project of Vermont
Rev. Annie Gonzalez Milliken of Boston Immigration Justice Accompaniment Network (BIJAN).
Other conference participants include: ACLU of Vermont, American Friends Service Committee, Central Vermont Refugee Action Network, Migrant Justice, and Vermont Bail Fund.
Sponsoring organizations: Central Vermont Refugee Action Network; Burlington Sanctuary Work Group; Interfaith Committee on Sanctuary; First Unitarian Universalist Society of Burlington; Unitarian Church of Montpelier; Ohavi Zedek Synagogue; Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Jericho; Social Justice Committee of Cathedral Church of St. Paul, Burlington; Rev. Kim Erno; Franklin Alliance for Rural Ministries; Edmonite Brothers, Essex; Burlington Friends Meeting (Quaker), Burlington; Vermont Interfaith Action; Champlain Valley Amnesty International.