Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016
4:30 p.m. Gathering, 5:00 p.m. Dinner
Elgin Community College Bldg. E
1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin
Rev. Dr. Susan Henry-Crowe is General Secretary of The United Methodist General Board of Church & Society with offices on Capitol Hill in Washington DC and at the Church Center for the United Nations in New York City.
Church & Society’s primary areas of ministry are Advocacy, Education & Leadership Formation, United Nations & International Affairs. Prior to her current role, Susan T. Henry-Crowe served for twenty-two years as dean of the Chapel & Religious Life at Emory University in Atlanta. Continue reading “Dinner with Susan Henry-Crowe, Sunday, September 18, 4:30 pm”
Rosalinda, a mother of three children–16, 14, and 7, all born in the U.S.–is a public witness to the inhumane treatment of her husband and their family by our failed and unjust immigration policies and practices. Rosalinda and her husband migrated to the U.S. many years ago, started a family, and lived blessed lives as hard-working, deeply-committed, and faithful Christians. And then one day, her husband was detained through a routine traffic stop, turned over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and deported. Continue reading “Will you stand with Jesus?”
Much of the time in immigration law is spent in waiting. And as supporters of JFON and immigration reform we also are waiting …
… for the Supreme Court to decide the future of “Dreamers” and their parents.
… for their cases to be heard in the detention centers across the U.S.
… waiting for the fear of deportation to lessen
But now, it is time to SPEAK UP, to give voices to those without.
Read more in the March 2016 NIJFON email newsletter.
A fundraiser for Northern Illinois Justice for Our Neighbors hosted by Charlie Wintersteen (home host), Brent Holman-Gomez, Paula Cripps-Vallejo, Magdalena Meza, Susan Yanun, Jenny Ansay, and Megan Davis. Join us for a night of great conversation, delicious homemade pizza, wine & other beverages to beneﬁt immigrant and refugee communities. Continue reading “Pizzas for Justice – March 19, 6pm”