February 18, 2018
10:30 in the Sanctuary
Gaby Chavez and Nestor Pimienta preaching
On February 18th the Sanctuary Task Force encourages you to come hear Gabriella Chavez and Nestor Piementa speak on their work in the sanctuary movement. Gabriella and Nestor are Harvard divinity school graduates who founded and direct the SLIC Refuge Community and are also members of the Cambridge interfaith Sanctuary Coalition. Gabriella volunteers with the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic. Nestor was deeply involved with the Harvard dining workers strike. These two UUs are deeply committed to living their faith and to acting effectively “in their own back yard”. Their presentation will offer some ways to think about how we can effectively, locally address our broken immigration system; how we can translate our pain and compassion into healing for all.