Justice Maker

It was an honor to participate in a litany to launch an action at a Poor People’s Campaign event in Washington DC on January 29th, 2020.  Here is a video clip (courtesy of John Gubbings):  https://vimeo.com/user10785687/review/389250964/42e3fc3ace 

A lot of my work in the last three years has been centered on immigration justice work.  Below are a few of the media pieces about the work I have been involved in.

Diari Ara (Spanish news): https://www.lavozdegalicia.es/noticia/internacional/2020/01/18/rezo-pido-dios-trump-abra-mente-corazon/00031579375553067691453.htm

UU World: https://www.uuworld.org/articles/living-limbo

UU World mention:  https://www.uuworld.org/articles/2019-summer-media-roundup

First Washington Post article: https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/immigration/she-was-supposed-to-be-deported-leaving-3-children-instead-she-hid-in-a-church/2018/12/12/7ecc4d06-fdc9-11e8-83c0-b06139e540e5_story.html

NBC 2018:  https://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/facing-deportation-woman-takes-sanctuary-in-maryland-church/166632/

2018 MoCo Media Interview:  https://www.mymcmedia.org/bethesda-church-providing-sanctuary-for-el-salvadoran-mother/

On Friday, September 28th, 2018, colleagues and I faced off with police at the entrance to the Kavanaugh vote in the Hart Senate Building in Washington DC after offering a prayer with my Interfaith Colleagues. Then I later offered pastoral care to sexual assault survivors. I was quoted in this article: https://religionnews.com/2018/09/28/after-senate-clash-kavanaugh-nomination-an-occasion-for-prayer/

#ZikaHope Initiative

During my tenure as the Intern Minister at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Charlotte County, I worked with a team of phenomenal individuals to raise awareness about Zika and spread the word on how to prevent Zika through grassroots efforts. The project crossed a variety of boundaries for the congregation.  Below is a link to one of the articles written about #ZikaHope:

#ZikaHopeArticle8-26-16

The Fellowship was very active in the community regarding #ZikaHope and was featured on NBC as well in August of 2016.

Public Witness Flash Mob in Chicago