june, 2020

30jun7:30 pm8:30 pmReligious Education: Immigrant Detention, Asylum Seeker Sponsorship and Advocacy/Direct Action

Event Details

  • On Tuesday 6/30 from 7:30-8:30 PM join us for the second in a 3 part series where you will have the opportunity to learn about the history of immigration in this country, the changes in the last three years and the possibility of local action to help immigrants or change policy.  This series is being coordinated by UUCA's Immigrant Action Committee.
This next class is on Immigrant Detention, Asylum Seeker Sponsorship and Advocacy/Direct Action opportunities. The speaker is Bobby King, the former Executive Director of Refugee Family Services in Clarkston, Georgia. This organization focuses on providing: social services, employment opportunities, health education, women’s services, and youth services for refugees.  Bobby also worked with Georgia Piedmont Technical College where he served as an English as a Second Language instructor and director of Workplace Education programs.
Since his retirement in 2008, Bobby has developed an educational and career development program for refugees and immigrants, and has worked as a volunteer in refugee resettlement and immigration advocacy, particularly in the areas of immigrant detention and sponsorship for asylum seekers.
The format of the classes in this series will be a combination of lecture and video with plenty of time for Q&A .
If this is the first class you will be attending in this series, please RSVP here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZArcu-vqDsrHdRklv8jS6OdwosS4Vg_eSUl.
Once registered, you will receive the zoom link which is good for the rest of the series.
All who attended last week will get a reminder with the zoom link on Tuesday.



(Tuesday) 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm EST