How you can support immigrant communities in the Yakima Valley through the Yakima Immigrant Response Network:
Central Lutheran Church
Thursday, August 29, 2019
Vigil for Immigrant Justice, Keeping Immigrant Families Together
Yakima County Jail
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
St. Joseph Parish, 212 N. 4th St. in Yakima
Tuesday, July 9 from 7 to 10 p.m.
This forum is open to the public to bring awareness of Immigration rights and family services.
Panelists who will be answering questions include: David Morales, Washington State Commission on Hispanic Affairs; Michele Besso, Yakima Immigrant Response Network whose task force has been reviewing ICE flights into Yakima; Sandra Aguilar, Catholic Charities Housing Services; Kathy Coffey, Mayor of Yakima; Cliff Moore, Yakima City Manager; Matthew Murray, Yakima Police Chief; Laura Contreras, Northwest Immigrant Rights Project NWIRP (Granger); Fr. Felipe Pulido, Pastor, St. Joseph Parish, Yakima; and Bishop Joseph Tyson, chair of the USCCB Subcommittee on Pastoral Care of Migrants and Refugees and member of the USCCB Bishops Working Group on Immigration.
Spanish translation will be provided. Organized by the Diocese of Yakima.
Lights for Liberty
July 12, 2019 – 8:00pm
Yakima County Jail
At 8pm, please join us in front of the Yakima Detention Center for speakers and at 9pm hold a candle and share a moment of silence. Together we will light up the world (and social media) to demand an end to human detention camps.
Public Charge Discussion
January 22, Unitarian Universalist Church, Yakima
Speaker: Alma Zuniga, Northwest Justice Project
Organized by the Yakima League of Women Voters
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Know Your Rights and Raid Verification Training
Heritage University – October 18, 2018
12:00 pm – Smith Family Hall
Co-Sponsored by M.E.CH.A, Nuestra Casa and YIRN.
Celebrating Our Immigrant Community Through the Arts – Tri Cities – October 20
Join our neighbors in the Tri-Cities Immigrant Coalition for their celebration of the contributions of immigrants to the arts!
October 20 – 5:00 – 8:00pm
421 E. Columbia Dr.