This report and resources provide a snapshot of the experiences of immigrant and refugee students and parents in school districts across Pennsylvania. This report is designed to help guide educators and school administrators in creating and evaluating policies and practices at their schools. School districts are encouraged to use this report and the Welcoming Schools […]
In partnership with the Linking Communities Project and HIAS, we developed these how-to guides on Advocacy and Coalition Building for use with refugee community leaders across the country. These are general guides that can be used by any group that wants to learn more about how to get started with conducting advocacy efforts, or building […]
Learn more about what it means to advocate for sanctuary policies.
This toolkit aims to support community-based, immigrant-led movements that are fighting to end local collaboration with ICE.
On March 9, 2021 the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) decided to stop defending the Trump-era public charge regulations, resulting in a dismissal of pending appeals.
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. Take Action! Download the attached materials and take action today! Action #1: Make a Call (or two) Action #2: Write a Letter or a Postcard Action […]
This toolkit includes 3 easy ways for advocates and allies to support the campaign for tuition equity. All materials, including tips, fact sheets and social media graphics are downloadable from this page. Please note we update this toolkit as needed. You will find the latest update at the bottom of each page of our toolkit. […]
New Sanctuary Movement of Philadelphia - Nuevo Movimiento Santuario
HIAS Pennsylvania and Esperanza Immigration Legal Services