IM4Human Integrity was in San Luis Obispo February 12th presenting on findings from the People of Faith Root Causes Pilgrimage to Honduras and Guatemala. Over 60 people were in attendance at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of San Luis Obispo which had been one of the co-sponsors of the Pilgrimage. The event was attended by the Fellowship’s Social Justice Committee, students from Cal-Poly and Cuesta College, … Continue reading Root Causes Report Backs continue in San Luis Obispo
Rev. Dr. Art Cribbs Executive Director of the Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity is currently participating in an Interfaith Delegation in Pakistan. Below is a journal of his experience. A walk through Kachi Abadi, also known as F-6 Sector in Islamabad, is a short, tight journey to a community of people whose eyes reflect hope and their voices echo the songs of faith. An … Continue reading Hope and Interfaith in Kachi Abadi.
This past Tuesday, Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity brought a dozen people from faith communities to join the 150 + immigrant, students and community activists taking part in a statewide action front of the ICE federal building in San Francisco, denouncing the recent immigration raids that are bringing terror and division to our communities. Participants of the rally holding faith signs As we arrived at … Continue reading Rally Against ICE Raids
Dear friends in faith, As some traditions are preparing for Lent, we are promoting book discussion groups on the root causes of migration to the U.S. For this year, we are focusing on bananas as an example of transnational corporations that are a root cause of migration to the US. We invite you (regardless of your faith tradition) to a period of 40 days to … Continue reading Sign Up to Take the Banana Challenge
In honor of International Migrants Day – remembering the thousands of migrants that have disappeared along the migrant trail. #im4humanintegrity#COFAMIPRO -Brenda Vaca Continue reading International Migrants Day
Below is an amazing video from the Posada Sin Fronteras which took place in San Diego, California. This event united two border town communities to enjoy holiday festivities, as well as talk about border issues. Speaking is Rev. Dr. Art Cribbs our Executive Director. Photo by: Jean Guerrero Continue reading Posada Sin Fronteras
Join us next Friday, December 18th, for International Migrants Day, a day calling for the respect of human rights of migrants at all international borders and the right to migrate with dignity! Hi friends, In remembrance of International Migrants Day next Friday, December 18th, we will have a vigil and program in honor of the mothers from Central America whose children have gone missing on their … Continue reading Join us on International Migrants Day December 18th.
“Borders follow us everywhere we go…” – Paul Tillich. Do they follow us, or do we carry them with us? We recently met Marta, a woman who works with Mediterranean Hope, a project providing assistance to migrants arriving in Lampedusa, Italy. They do similar work to what we are doing here. We met as we traveled together to see the current realities taking place along … Continue reading Lampedusa to Mexico
Two weeks ago we had the opportunity to participate in an amazing convening, action and transformative session in Oakland which was in collaboration with CultureStrike, a national pro-migrant arts organization, Move the Immigrant Vote, a statewide immigrant and refugee rights alliance organize and the Black Alliance for Just Immigration. Until We are All Free is a cultural initiative made by artist, culture workers and organizers … Continue reading Until We Are All Free Conference
On September 21, 2015, our dear friend and active member, David McPhail passed away after a recent diagnosis of cancer. One of David’s favorite phrases, summing up the melding of his activism and spiritual practice was “Showing Up and Paying Attention.” He modeled that to us in very deep ways. David was one of our most consistent and ready-for-action members of the East Bay Interfaith … Continue reading In Loving Memory of David McPhail — “Showing Up and Paying Attention”