With the daunting catastrophe in Syria and the polarized political climate surrounding the refugee crisis, concerned citizens in Orange County came together in an Emergency Meeting to be informed, empowered and activated.
Sunrise US educated us on facts and statistics of the impact of the human rights autrocities.
World Relief informed us on the work they do through legislations and localized training and acclimation of refugees.
Pax-Manifesto shared about their current project of a multi platform hyper local welcome guidebook for refugees and asylum seekers coming to the Greater OC area.
What We Can Do..
Stay Tuned for Talking Points and More Ways to Make A Difference
Write Your Senator
Engage in social media campaigns that encourage compassion for refugees
Encourage your organization, your faith-based organization, your business to write a letter to:
THE U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES JUDICIARY COMMITTEE, SUBCOMMITTEE ON IMMIGRATION AND BORDER SECURITY
Call 866-961-4293 to urge your Senators to vote against hate! #refugeeswelcome
· How We're Welcoming Syrian Refugees While Ensuring Our Safety by Amy Pope, Deputy Assistant to the President for Homeland Security
· Welcoming with Open Arms: Continuing an American Tradition by Cecilia Muñoz, Assistant to the President and Director of the Domestic Policy Council and Amy Pope, Deputy Assistant to the President for Homeland Security