Important Update: Termination of ICE Contract at West County Facility

Dear Friends, Today the Contra Costa County (CCC) Sheriff, David Livingston announced that he is ending the ICE contract to house federal immigration detainees at the West County Detention Facility. For 7 years we have held a monthly prayer vigil at the West County Detention Facility to bring awareness to the growing national problem of immigration detention. We have prayed with families whose loved ones … Continue reading Important Update: Termination of ICE Contract at West County Facility

Join IM4HI Staff in Broadening the Message and Imagining a Different Way Migration is Sacred – End All Forms of Incarceration

In this moment of moral outcry against the separation of families at the border, we ask you, our friends and supporters, to help us spread messages that keep our moral vision on the larger goal we seek. Faith traditions and common human values call us to honor the dignity and humanity of all people and that incarceration, detention, and policies which separate and divide families … Continue reading Join IM4HI Staff in Broadening the Message and Imagining a Different Way Migration is Sacred – End All Forms of Incarceration

IMMIGRATION VIGIL Sat. Sept. 3rd- Northern California

Immigration Vigil Sat. Sept 3rd. 11 am- 12 noon West County Detention Facility 5555 Giant Highway, Richmond Tell Congress: #NoMoreDiapersinDetention Tell Sacramento:  #DignityNotDetention – Pass SB 1289 Join us for our monthly vigil at West County Detention Facility to pray, advocate, and stand in solidarity with the incarcerated immigrant in the Bay Area. This month’s vigil will be led by participants in Interfaith Movement for … Continue reading IMMIGRATION VIGIL Sat. Sept. 3rd- Northern California

Dignity Not Detention Act SB 1289 Passes in Assembly

On Tuesday, August 18th, the California State Assembly passed SB 1289, also known as the Dignity Not Detention Act, ending the use of private immigration detention facilities.  This announcement comes just after The Department of Justice announced the phase out of the use of private of prisons. Sponsored by Senator Lara (D- Bell Gardens,) the Dignity not Detention Act would prohibit modifying any existing contract … Continue reading Dignity Not Detention Act SB 1289 Passes in Assembly

A Public Witness for Unity, Civility and Reconciliation. Join us on March 24th at Noon

This Thursday, March 24, at Noon, we will stand together at Holman United Methodist Church located at 3320 W. Adams in Los Angeles to call for unity, civility, and reconciliation in the face of growing fear, heightened hate speech, and escalating public violence.  Recently, Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant arbitrarily proclaimed April as “Confederate Heritage Month.”  That is the wrong message at the wrong time.  As … Continue reading A Public Witness for Unity, Civility and Reconciliation. Join us on March 24th at Noon

Root Causes Report Backs continue in San Luis Obispo

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

Hope and Interfaith in Kachi Abadi.

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.

Rally Against ICE Raids

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

Sign Up to Take the Banana Challenge

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