Family detention is the systematic incarceration of asylum-seeking mothers and children, mostly from Central America. Currently there are three detention facilities in the country, located in Berks County, PA; Karnes City and Dilley, TX.
By now, everyone has heard of the split decision from the Supreme Court on the President's executive actions regarding DACA and DAPA. FAN issued this statement after the decision came down. Many people and advocates are wondering, "Now what do we do?"
FAN, as part of the Washington Interreligious Staff Community (WISC) has developed a toolkit for use by congregations, communities and faith groups to show their support for gun violence prevention legislation.
With Father's Day coming this weekend, here are some resources for use to educate and advocate for immigrant fathers immorally detained or deported.
On May 11 in Stratford, CT, FAN staff collaborated with two other organizations to host a screening of the film, "Making a Killing: Guns, Greed and the NRA" produced by Brave New Films.
The result of the recent completion of the Nonviolence and Just Peace Conference saw the production of an appeal to the Catholic Church urging a recommitment to nonviolence.
Trees are precious gifts of the Creator, referenced in scripture as images of those who desire to belong to God. Celebrate Arbor Day this Friday, April 29th.
FAN Friends at AdminRelief.org have created some very helpful community education resources about the pending Supreme Court case on the executive actions regarding DACA and DAPA.
FAN's Director of Advocacy and Member Relations, Sr. Marie Lucey was asked to be a part of the welcome ceremony at this year's Ecumenical Advocacy Days April 15th. Click here to read her speech.