You are here: Home / Community Events/News / Immigrant Justice and Sanctuary Presentation - Kiwanis

Immigrant Justice and Sanctuary Presentation - Kiwanis

Kiwanis Rochester Program
When Jan 18, 2018
from 12:15 PM to 01:00 PM
Where Homewood Suites (next door to Courtyard Merriot 161 13th Avenue SW, Rochester, MN 55902)
Add event to calendar Outlook/Android
Apple iPhone/iPad
Add to Google Calendar

SANCTUARY AND IMMIGRANT JUSTICE 

 

 A presentation on issues with current immigration law, issues preventing immigrants from attaining fair hearings, and what our faith communities are doing in response.

Cristina Fernandez, Michael Resman, Phil Wheeler


 

Cristina Fernandez is the Community Engagement Coordinator at Community Health Service, Inc. a non-profit sliding-fee-scale clinic here in Rochester, MN. She has been with CHSI for 5 years and enjoys being able to help the underserved and strives to make a difference in people’s lives.

Michael Resman retired from a position as an Occupational Therapist with the Rochester Schools. He is an author and active in the Quaker church and advocating for immigration reform. He blogs at compassionateimmigrationreform.wordpress.com

Phil Wheeler retired from the Rochester-Olmsted Planning Department in 2013. He enjoys retirement, travels a lot with Sue Wheeler, and is the Chair of the Racial Justice Task Group at the Rochester UU Church, the group that proposed the UU Sanctuary resolution.

More information about this event…

Filed under: , ,
Upcoming Events
Journey of Building Relationships through Mutual Respect and Understanding Nov 18, 2018 12:30 PM - 02:30 PM — Kabab Restaurant 125 E.Center Street, Rochester, MN 55904 (close to Post Bulletin building)
Rochester Fire Department Community Planning Session Nov 20, 2018 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM — Emergency Operations Center 2185 Wheelock DR. NE
Rochester Fire Department Community Planning Session Nov 27, 2018 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM — Emergency Operations Center 2185 Wheelock DR. NE
Rochester Fire Department Community Planning Session Nov 29, 2018 03:00 PM - 05:00 PM — Emergency Operations Center 2185 Wheelock DR. NE
4Q 2018 Health Assessment and Planning Partnership Dec 13, 2018 07:30 AM - 09:00 AM — Olmsted County Public Health Services
Upcoming events…
Log in


Forgot your password?
Community Status/News

Race Exhibit 2018 (November 17, 2018)

Reviving 2009 Race Exhibit in a condensed version.

Read more ...

Kiwanis Club of Rochester 4Q 2018 Community Services (November 17, 2018)

These are some of the volunteering activities that we participated in.

Read more ...

Open Beam: A "For Purpose" Entity (November 02, 2018)

openBeam is having conversations with for-purpose agent(s) to explore the adoption of holacracy framework.

Read more ...

Journey of Peace: Voice of Hope Keynote Speech (October 30, 2018)

At the November 2018 JoP event, speech by Judge Kevin Lund that calls for in service of hope for those less fortunate that us. 

Read more ...

Cradle to Career publishes community report (October 16, 2018)

Cradle to Career published Community Report and recruiting Collaborative Action Network (CAN) conveners for Kindergarten Readiness and On-Time Graduation.

Read more ...

6 Crtical Components for Discovery Square (October 04, 2018)

Presented to DMCC Board in its September 2018 board meeting.

 

Read more ...

Greater Rochester Non-Profit Partners (GRNPP) Formal Alliance Proposal (October 02, 2018)

Announcing Rochester Area Nonprofit Consortium Forum November 13, 2018 and info on prior webinars to formally kick off this work. A number of members of the Greater Rochester Non-Profit Partners (GRNPP) are proposing a formal alliance framework.

Read more ...

Indian Health Service Career Positions (September 27, 2018)

Indian health programs are seeking health care professionals who are passionate about practicing within a unique, interdisciplinary team-based environment and one that embraces its mission.

Read more ...

Search more Beam status ...