Stand with JALSA and our allies in working for comprehensive legislation
May 22; Noon, Creative Story-telling Action; Quincy Market.. Join JALSA, Workmen’s Circle, the New England Jewish Labor Committee, Bend the Arc, JOIN for Justice, and Moishe Kavod House as we dress up as the Statue of Liberty or in Jewish religious garb (kippot, tallitot, tefillin, etc), and invite passersby to share their family’s immigration stories and place their families on our world immigration map. Reserve your crown and sheet to dress like the Statue of Liberty and help visibility; contact Elana Kogan at firstname.lastname@example.org
May 29, 7AM; Creative Story-telling Visibility in Newton; In planning stage. Call JALSA office for information updates, 617-227-3000) . Join JALSA supporters as we gather at a Newton event to continue this immigration story gathering — urging special guest Sen. Elizabeth Warren to become a champion on this issue. To be kept informed of plans, write email@example.com.
May 31, 12:30PM; JLASA Office, Jewish Text Study and Legislative Update; Eva Millona, MIRA and Rabbi Andrew Vogel, Temple Sinai.. Join a conversation on the intersection of immigration policy and Jewish teachings with Rabbi Andrew Vogel of Temple Sinai and Eva Millona, Executive Director of the Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA), one of our state’s leading experts on immigration reform. RSVP (if possible) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 26, 7PM Stoddards; Tzedek Salon on Immigration for 20s-30s Activists with Sarang Sekhavat, MIRA (48 Temple Place). Join Sarang Sekhavat, the Federal Policy Director for MIRA, at a Tzedek Salon. Before joining the organization in 2008, he was a longtime immigrants’ rights activist in New York City. We look forward to an enlightening and inspiring evening. Refreshments will be provided along with a cash bar. RSVP (if possible) to email@example.com.
Thank you for personally participating in this effort, Sheila Decter, Jewish Alliance for Law & Social Action