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Sanctuary and Accompaniment in New York State

Since the election things have been quite busy for us at New Sanctuary for Immigrants.  We’ve been blessed with many new members who want to get involved with the work of defending and strengthening immigrant rights. Post-Election we have been able to form working groups and organize to make Albany a Sanctuary City, Albany County a Sanctuary County, and to stop the County Sheriff from detaining immigrants at the County jail. Parallel to our work, there has been mobilization at the state universities (SUNY) to declare Sanctuary Campus.

No Tears: A Lament for Aleppo

Aleppo is a place where children have stopped crying.

Confronting the Crisis in Syria: A Peace-Seeker's Perspective

For those who are concerned about the increasing militarization of American foreign policy, Syria may be the central place where that is playing out today.

Finding My Footing - Naming My Support

Reflections from HFA / YAV-AVL Volunteer Jeremy...

In Asheville, I have the pleasure of working for Homeward Bound, an organization that houses people from homelessness. Aside from coordinating volunteers and managing our donation center, my direct service responsibilities include picking up donated furniture and household goods, and then delivering those items to clients who are moving into a new home. This means that the most people I interact with are volunteers, donors, and the homeless clients themselves.

A Post-Election Mourning Tea Party

Post-Election Reflection from HFA/ YAV - AVL Sammie...

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