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Power of the Pen: Help keep immigrant families together

July 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

July 2 Power of the Pen: Stop Trump from denying immigrants housing

July 2 Power of the Pen: Stop Trump from denying immigrants housing
Power of the Pen is a monthly event brought to you by Just Harvest and other allies.

Speaking out is a way to exercise your rights.

Speaking out effectively is a way to change the world. Coordinated letter writing to those in power is a proven way to make progress on critical issues. So join us for Power of the Pen.

Each month we’ll discuss a key policy issue that’s causing hunger and economic hardship in Allegheny County. Then we’ll write letters to government officials and newspapers, calling for change.
July 2 Power of the Pen: Stop Trump from denying immigrants housing --flyer

orange arrowThis month’s focus: Keep Families Together!
Cohosts: Just Harvest, Casa San Jose, our coalition partners in Pittsburgh UNITED, and the Thomas Merton Center

Immigrant families face separation constantly, this time thanks to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. A new HUD proposal would evict mixed-status families from subsidized housing, requiring everyone except senior citizens to prove citizenship. People applying for asylum or a green card could no longer stay with any U.S. citizens — even spouses or siblings — who receive housing assistance. Over 100,000 families would face either eviction or being torn apart if this rule is put in place.

Join us to submit your comment as part of the federal public comment period and take a stand against this cruel policy. All you need to bring is a willingness to share how it would affect you or your community.

East Liberty Presbyterian Church
116 S. Highland Ave. PGH 15206

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A light meal will be provided.

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Details

Date:
July 2
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Organizer

Just Harvest, Casa San Jose, Pittsburgh UNITED, and Thomas Merton Center
Phone:
(412) 343-3111
Email:
laura@casasanjose.org

Venue

East Liberty Presbyterian Church
116 S Highland Ave
Pittsburgh,15206
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