Shut Down Berks Campaign WebinarDate: Mar 11 2020, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Online webinar
Pennsylvania is currently home to the Berks County Family Detention Center (BCRC), one of three detention centers for immigrant families, where children as young as two-weeks-old have been incarcerated, and families have been held for more than a year at a time.
In this webinar, a member of the Shut Down Berks Campaign will:
— Give an overview of the history of the campaign to close the Berks County Family Detention Center
— Review the legal powers of the Governor and PA Dept. of Human Services to issue an Emergency Removal Order (ERO)
— Present how individuals can take action in their community to support the campaign