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Immigration Advocacy from a Faith-Based Perspective: A Virtual Panel Discussion Regarding the Religious Value of Welcoming the Stranger

Wednesday, April 13, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

On April 13th, 2022, from 12PM-1:30PM, join HIAS Pennsylvania and Interfaith Philadelphia for

Immigration Advocacy from a Faith-Based Perspective:

A Virtual Panel Discussion Regarding the Religious Value of Welcoming the Stranger

During this virtual panel,

  • Imam Basheer Bilaal, the Imam of the Muslim Society of Delaware Valley
  • Rev. Josh Blakesley, who runs the Welcome Project PA and leads Love in Action United Church of Christ, and
  • Rabbi Jill Maderer, the Rabbi at Congregation Rodeph Shalom

will discuss how, from a faith-based perspective, we put the value of welcoming the stranger into action. Following the panel, participants will engage in Advocacy in Action, focusing on writing letters to Congress about humanitarian parole, pathways to citizenship, and driver’s licenses for all Pennsylvanians.

TONIGHT: Join us at the table!Join us for Thankful Together!

Thankful Together, formerly known as Refugee Thanksgiving, is happening TONIGHT at 6PM!

Register here to join us tonight: https://hiaspa1.wpengine.com/event/thankful-together-2021/

TONIGHT: Join us at the table!Register now for Thankful Together!

Thankful Together, formerly known as Refugee Thanksgiving, is happening TONIGHT at 6PM!

Register here to join us tonight: https://hiaspa1.wpengine.com/event/thankful-together-2021/

Celebrate our volunteers who make this all possible!Click here at 11:45AM to join our Annual Meeting!

Click here to join our virtual Annual Meeting!

The Annual Meeting starts at noon, but join us at 11:45AM for an informal chat before the event!

POSTPONED! Speed Advocacy: Afghanistan

Today's Speed Advocacy: Afghanistan Facebook Live event has been postponed due to a worldwide Facebook outage. We will update you as soon as possible about rescheduling the event.