On Wednesday, October 30th, 2019, Representative Cindy Polo presented the Miramar Circle of Protection with a Proclamation acknowledging their two years of work supporting immigrant families forced to check in at the Miramar ICE office. “WHEREAS, established in 2017, the Miramar Circle of Protection is a coalition of grassroots organization committed to amplift immigrant voicesContinue reading “Rep. Cindy Polo presents Miramar Circle of Protection with Proclamation”
After being banned from visiting people behind bars at Krome immigrant prison for more than a year, FOMDD Chair Bud Conlin and Thomas Kennedy, Political Director for Florida Immigrant Coalition, have finally been reinstated as visitors! ICE banned Bud and Thomas from visiting at Krome shortly after they participated in a peaceful civil disobedience actionContinue reading ““Shine a Light” Campaign Update – “We prevailed!””
by Meagan Gross In this short blog post, activist Meagan Gross describes her first visit to Krome immigrant prison on June 30th, 2019. When I decided to recreate my website and online presence, I didn’t think my first public blog would be about visiting a prison. For a minute I considered not posting this onContinue reading ““My Visit to Krome Detention Center””
Freedom for Immigrants is excited to announce the presentation of the 2019 Reverend John Guttermann Legacy Award to Friends of Miami-Dade Detainees in Florida for their outstanding contribution this year to the detention visitation and abolition movement. Freedom for Immigrants established this award in honor of Reverend John Guttermann, who passed away in December 2016 after aContinue reading “Reverend John Guttermann Legacy Award”
Yesterday, December 19th, the Circle of Protection Toy Giveaway outside the Miramar ICE facility was a huge success! It wouldn’t have been possible without all the donations and support we received, thank you! Nearly $2,500 were raised for grocery gift cards along with countless toys for the children. We spread holiday joy and brought theContinue reading “Circle of Protection Toy Giveaway”
Join the Circle of Protection of Miramar on Wednesday, December 19 at 11 am. We will bring some joy to the kids and parents at #Miramar #ICEFacility!!! Every day hundreds of immigrants come from all over the state of Florida and must check in to this sinister building of ICE at Miramar, they begin to line upContinue reading “Toy Drive”
Rhythm for Refuge Join us next Wednesday, November 28th at 8 PM at Churchill’s Pub for a night of music and community. All proceeds go to support the current refugee caravan from Central America. —————————————————————————————————————————————– $5 Cover + Raffle All proceeds to: Pueblo Sin Fronteras http://www.pueblosinfronteras.org/ New Sanctuary Coalition https://www.sanctuarycaravan.org/ “The fascistic behavior of the U.S. isContinue reading “Rhythm for Refuge”
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