Sunday, April 27, 2014

Let My People Work: Our FAITH at the Intersection of Immigration and Economic Justice

From: Clergy & Laity United for Economic Justice (CLUE-CA) Statewide Affiliates & the California Immigrant Policy Center

A Conference to inspire, inform, and strengthen the voice of FAITH in the movement for economic justice and immigrant rights

Let My People Work: Our FAITH at the Intersection of Immigration and Economic Justice

June 9 - 11, Los Angeles

Dear friends,
 
We are excited to announce a few of our plenary speakers for the conference. It is our goal to provide attendees with an experience unlike any other that is deeply rooted in the movement.   We invite you to join us. This conference will inspire, educate, strategize and deepen the vision and commitment of faith people in the movement for justice.

Confirmed Plenary Speakers:

Rev. James Lawson, former pastor of Holman United Methodist Church, Los Angeles: Civil Rights Leader

Rev.  Kelvin Sauls, Pastor of Holman United Methodist Church, Los Angeles

Maria Elena Durazo, Executive Director of Los Angeles County Federation of Labor

Rev. Phil Lawson, Civil Rights and Immigration Activist and Leader

Shelia Devaney,  visiting Senior Fellow at Center for American Progress and former program officer at the Ford Foundation

Professor Bill Ong Hing, University San Francisco Law Professor and Author

Rabbi Mike Rothbaum, Bend the Arc
 
Marielena Hincapie, Executive Director of the National Immigration Law Center 
 
This conference will focus on:

-organizing for economic and racial justice conducted by immigrants, workers, and families in California
-achieving immigration reform that is rooted in our faith values
-ending mass deportation and mass incarceration
-highlighting the vision, voice, power and practices of faith communities
 
Please join people of faith, clergy and lay leaders from across California who are engaged in the ministry and movement for economic justice, immigration reform and worker rights.
 
Seasoned veterans and those newly involved are all welcome.  All faith traditions, races, nationalities, ethnicities, and languages are welcome.  (Translation will be available.)  Our grassroots, community, labor and policy partners also are welcome.

Click Here to Register!

Get more info at the Conference Website
www.tinyurl.com/clueconf

Thank you very much for your response. We look forward to seeing you at the conference. Please contact us, or Kianna Shann, kshann@clueca.org, for any questions.
 
Sincerely,
 
Rev. Deborah Lee and Rev. Dr. Arthur Cribbs
CLUE-California

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