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Vigil to Free Gregorio

On June 7, Gregorio will have spent 200 days in ICE detention at the Sherburne County jail. That is 200 days too long. Join us as we demand freedom for Gregorio Montejo and all ICE detainees amid COVID-19. 1pm, Sunday, June 7, 2020Sherburne County Jail, 13880 Business Center Dr. NW, Elk RiverMeet us in the […]

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October 2019 Vigil

Every vigil that ICOM organizes is important. Countless hours are spent thinking, planning, and implementing ways to respond to the oppression leveled against our immigrant sisters and brothers and their allies. This vigil will have special meaning. Donald Trump will be in town two days later at the Target Center. 7:30am, Tuesday, October 8 Bishop

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What Would Whipple Do? 10/29

Join us for a prayer vigil and press conference on Tuesday 10/29 at the Whipple Building, South “ICE Only” gates, 1 Federal Drive, Fort Snelling, MN 55111. 8am Vigil, 9am Press Conference. In the late 1960’s, The Henry Benjamin Whipple Federal Building was named to honor the legacy of the first Episcopal Bishop of Minnesota

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April 2019 Vigil

Call to Action And, of course, join ICOM for our regular monthly Whipple Courthouse vigil / courtwatch every 2nd Tuesday of the month from 7:30 – 8:30 am and our regular ICOM team meetings on the third Thursday of every month from 6:30 to 8 pm at the Friend’s Meeting House (1725 Grand Ave, St

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March 2019 Vigil

ICOM Interfaith Action Vigil: Spotlight on SherburneTues. March 12, 7:30-8:30am Bishop Henry Whipple Federal Building, 1 Federal Dr, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55111 Spotlight on Sherburne County Jail: How a small county jail became ICE’s largest immigrant detention center in MN. Come and hear Sherburne County faith leaders tell how they were never asked and never

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February 2019 Vigil

Considering Weather Conditions:  The Vigil Planning Team asks that all persons make the  best decision for themselves regarding attendance at tomorrow morning’s Vigil. Some members of the planning team will make every effort to be at the Vigil site at Whipple Court House so that you will not be there alone if you venture out.

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November 2018 Vigil

Please join us for our monthly faith action vigil:  Tues. Nov. 13, 7:30-8:30am Bishop Whipple Federal Building, 1 Federal Dr., Ft Snelling  Join us to Honor, Remember, and Support: We honor veterans with a speaker from Veterans for Peace, especially the undocumented immigrants who have volunteered to serve our country, and who now are being deported.

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