PDSFV Meeting on Immigrants & Refugees on July 12, 2018

Join Us for a Meeting with a Presentation on Immigration 

Progressive Democrats of America, the San Fernando Valley Chapter, will host a meeting on Thursday, July 12th from 7 to 9 p.m. at Mike and Sheila Goldman's house in Woodland Hills.  (Please note that we are switching our regular meetings from the first Wednesday of the month to the the second Thursday of the month).

Our meeting will include a presentation by Rev. Fred Morris on the differences between "illegal immigrants" and "refugees."  He will also discuss why people are coming to the U.S. and how the U.S. has contributed to the problem.  

Rev. Morris is a United Methodist pastor who has lived in Brazil (where he was kidnapped and tortured by the Brazilian army), Costa Rica, Panama and Nicaragua.  He has lobbied for human rights and to cut-off of military aid for Brazil.  He is now leading the North Hills United Methodist Church Hispanic Mission as well as the San Fernando Valley Refugee Children Center, Inc.  The center works with 208 unaccompanied minors, who live with foster families in the Valley.  The center provides the childen with legal assistance, medical care and a chance to socialize with others in the same situation.  

More info about the center is here.

Also on the agenda:  

  • We’ll take a look at our priorities for the general election. 
  • We’ll discuss the direction of PDA San Fernando Valley.
  • We'll also discuss PDA-CA, which is a new state organization. 

We invite you to join us to hear an relevant presentation by Rev. Morris and to give us your input.  Bring a potluck item to share.

To get the address of the meeting and to help us plan for the meeting, please RSVP or e-mail tjpriem@gmail.com.  

In Solidarity,
Mike Goldman and Teresa Priem,  Chapter Co-Leaders for Progressive Democrats of the San Fernando Valley

 

 

 

WHEN
July 12, 2018 at 7pm - 9:30pm
WHERE
Mike and Sheila Goldman's house
Woodland Hills, CA
United States
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11 RSVPS
Doris Dent J. Marshall Knight Irene Szczech Mark Zimoski Eva Perkins Michael Goldman Teresa Priem
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Progressive Democrats of America

The democratic wing of the Democratic Party