SARI Meeting – February 10

The Sherburne County jail makes $30,000 per day from the pain and suffering of immigrant detention and the separation of immigrant families. But this is not enough, they want $50,000. Help us develop a strategy to end this inhumane system at the next Sanctuary and Resistance to Injustice (SARI) meeting, Feb. 10, 9:30am, Union Congregational …

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POSTPONED Action & Summit to Oppose ICE Expansion in Sherburne County

COVID-19 will prevent us from holding this event on April 7, as originally planned, but you can rest assured we will be going back to the Sherburne County Board as soon as we can. The Sherburne County jail and the Sheriff’s Office and ICE are collaborating closely on separating immigrant families and using draconian punishment …

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February 2020 Vigil

On February 11, 2020, we were joined by the brave leaders of Organized Communities Against Deportations (OCAD) who were there to support their member, Beto, who is unable to renew his DACA status because he has been illegally detained by ICE. We also read the names of the 500+ Minnesotans that Hennepin County Sheriff Hutchinson …

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February 6 – Sanctuary State Coalition Meeting

Join ICOM, MIRAC, the Episcopal Church in Minnesota, and the Minnesota Council of Churches as we plan our next steps in the campaign to make Minnesota a welcoming place where we ensure state resources are not used to separate families and terrorize immigrants. Join us for the Sanctuary State Coalition meeting where we are building …

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January 2020 Vigil

The January vigil was hosted by Buddhists from the MN Zen Meditation Center, Soka Gakkai MN Buddhist Center, Twin Cities Buddhist Sangha, Blooming Heart Sangha, Compassionate Ocean Zen Center, and Clouds in Water Zen Center.

December 2019 Vigil

This month’s vigil will be sponsored by the Edina Lutheran Church and the St. Paul Lutheran Church in collaboration with Heart of the Beast Theater.

What Would Whipple Do? Vigil Press Coverage

In the late 1960’s, The Henry Benjamin Whipple Federal Building was named to honor the legacy of the first Episcopal Bishop of Minnesota who was an advocate for Native American Dakota peoples. Today, the Whipple Federal Building holds a regional “deportation machine.” Inside are the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the U.S. Citizen and Immigration …

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SARI Call to Action in Sherburne County – CALL TODAY

A Call to Action from ICOM and SARI for all immigrant’s rights advocates and supporters in Minnesota. Sheriff Joel Brott and the jailers at the Sherburne County jail in Elk River are out of control, especially with their use of solitary confinement and other concerns we’re previously raised about conditions in the jail overall. Like …

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