Immigration is an important issue in the USA. In fact, "Immigration as a Moral Issue" is the current "Congregational Study/Action Issue" of the UUA.
UU Mass Action has organized a conference, "Immigration Matters: From Phoenix to 495", that will help you learn more, including ways to do more in your own congregation.
When - Saturday, December 4th from 9:30 to 2:00
Where - First Parish in Needham, 23 Dedham St.
9:30 - Coffee and Networking
10:00 - Worship with Rev. Wendy von Zirpolo
10:45 - Who are we?
11:00 - Hot Topics in MA - MA Immigration and Refugee Association Coalition (MIRA)
11:45 - LUNCH
12:30 - Workshops
1:30 - Tools to Take Home
Workshops include “Bringing Immigration into your Faith Development program”; and “Tools for Engaging your Congregation”. Cost is $15.00 and includes coffee and lunch. RSVP to Nancy Banks at this email or call 617.835.5426. (To learn more, visit: http://www.uumassaction.org/other_social_actions)