The Unitarian Universalist State Advocacy Networks from the Pacific Western Region invite UUs to gather in this historic moment on the path of immigration reform for training, coaching, networking and celebrating on Friday, April 26, 2013; 2:00 – 6:15 PM. The gathering will be at the beautiful and historic church, the First Unitarian Church of San Jose, prior to the opening of the Pacific Western Regional Assembly.
UU clergy and others attending UU meetings prior to Regional Assembly are most welcome to join at 5:00 PM for the UU States of Justice Dinner. More information, reservations for the gathering and dinner may be found on the Unitarian Universalist Legislative Ministry California webpage at http://www.uulmca.org/main.html.
1:45 – 2:10 Refreshments, registration
2:10 – 2:30 Ingathering
2:30- 3:30 “Engaging this Moment for Immigrant Justice”
Richard Hobbs, Immigration Attorney & UULM-CA Immigrant Justice Steering Committee
Sandy Weir, Arizona Immigration Ministry Organizer
3:45 – 5:00 Breakout Sessions
UUs and Immigrant Detention – Christina Mansfield, Co-Director of CIVIC
Strengthening Our UU State Advocacy Networks
Rev. Lindi Ramsden, UULM California
Rev. Carole Czujko, Fund Raising Consultant (and minister in Las Cruces, NM)
UU States of Justice Dinner
5:00 – 6:15 Celebrate our State Networks and enjoy a Mexican Dinner
Catered by Casa Vicky, one of San Jose’s most beloved Mexican Restaurants.
6:15- Carpool back to Doubletree (8 minutes away) for those attending Regional Assembly
Cost: $20 includes training and dinner; $12 discount rate for youth and young adults
training and dinner; $12 discount rate for youth and young adults
Register at the UULM-CA website: www.uulmca.org