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CFL Participates in Immigrant Advocacy Event

November 19, 2017 / Center for Family LIfe News

Sunset Park, Brooklyn –  The Congregation Beth Elohim Refugee Task Force in partnership with the Community Bookstore staged Undocumented. Unaccompanied. Unwelcome., an immigrant advocacy event, in the Sanctuary Building at the Synagogue at 274 Garfield Place in Park Slope on November 19, 2017, at 3:00 p.m.

Valeria Luiselli, author of Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay In 40 Questions, headlined the event, which begun with Ms. Luiselli reading from her book, followed by a panel discussion of immigration issues and ways we can individually and collectively assist the immigrant community.

After the event, there were opportunities to sign up to volunteer with immigrant aid organizations, including Damayan, RiF, First Friends, Center for Family Life, and more.

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