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October 2023 Vigil

We welcome you to our vigil in October. Our presenters will be Cheryl Behrent, director of Sarah’s, an Oasis for Women, and Sara Adams, ICOM’s AID Program Coordinator. Sarah’s is a home for women “seeking safety, dignity, and healing”. It is a ministry of Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet. There will be reading and …

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September 2023 Vigil

Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, St. Paul, is pleased to host the September ICOM Vigil for immigrant justice.  Gloria Dei is a caring, healing, and welcoming community that has sponsored refugees since the 1930s and is currently hosting an asylum-seeking family from Peru. As we gather for this vigil on land that was home to indigenous …

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August 2023 Vigil

We are an open, progressive, energetic and inclusive congregation with a historical emphasis on social justice. We acknowledge that Edina Community Lutheran Church is located on the traditional, ancestral and contemporary lands of the Dakhóta Oyáte*, the Dakota nation. Treaties developed through exploitation and violence were broken. Tribes were forced to exist on ever smaller amounts …

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June 2023 Vigil

Our vigil is June 13th at 7:30 a.m. Join us in person at the Henry Whipple Building at 1 Federal Drive or via zoom. Our guest speakers will be representing the North Star Alliance.  They will share stories about how criminalization of immigrants terrorizes communities and make us all less safe and we can work …

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May 2023 Vigil

Interfaith Coalition on Immigration engages in courageous spiritual, multicultural action in solidarity with immigrants and refugees to achieve justice and stand up to systems of oppression.

March 2023 Vigil

The sanctuary movement and the activism around immigration issues ebbs and flows depending on what is in the news.  This is long-term, not short-term work.  How do we sustain ourselves in the midst of this ongoing human need, so that we can be best able to be useful in the movement? The March vigil is …

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February 2023 Vigil

The host for February’s vigil will be COPAL. Established in 2018, COPAL (Communities Organizing Latino Power and Action) is a member-based organization that works to improve the quality of life for Latino American families.  Their strategic roadmap outlines specific objectives for the period of 2023-2025 based on three pillars: building collective power, transforming system, and creating opportunities. Join …

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January 2023 Vigil

This month our vigil theme will be “Immigrant Justice the Most Important Mitzvah”. It will be hosted by Temple Israel of Minneapolis at the Bishop Whipple Building on January 10th at 7:30 AM. Hear from synagogue leaders with a collection of prayers, readings, and stories which illustrate why we’re so often commanded to work towards immigrant justice and love …

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