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International Day of Migrants/Día Internacional del Migrante

  • First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin 4700 Grover Avenue Austin, TX, 78756 United States (map)

Hermanos en el Camino, First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin Inside Amigos,The Foundation for Sustainability and Peacemaking in Mesoamerica, Austin Sanctuary Network & Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera are honored to organize Dia Internacional del Migrante to celebrate immigrants in the greater Austin area, who migrated here in a variety of ways from many countries.

* Guitarist Ángel Ibañez will perform halfway through the speeches and immigrated himself from Mexico City.

* Sulma Franco, an Activist & Organizer with Austin Sanctuary Network, who took sanctuary at First UU in 2014 to stop her deportation and who now has a U.S. resident card
* Chencho Alas, the Executive director and founder of The Foundation for Sustainability and Peacemaking in Mesoamerica)\
* Banafsheh Madaninejad, a Professor of Religious Studies at Southwestern University
• Deborah Alemu, an immigrant activist from Ethiopia/Sweden
* Antonio Herrera, Director y Fundador De El Centro Comunitario Monseñor Romero, & Edwin Murillo, Salvadoran activist for the TPS campaign, Dallas
• Claudia Muños, Immigration Program Director for Grassroots Leadership

Child Care Provided if people RSVP. If not, it will be cancelled.
RSVP at, and tell them how many children you'll bring. 

Declared by the United Nations on Dec 4, 2000
Dec. 18 is International Migrants Day
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