Immigrant Solidarity Committee to gather Oct. 1

Rally on immigration issues


La Conexion de Wood County’s Immigrant Solidarity Committee will hold a gathering on Sunday Oct. 1 at 4 p.m. in the meeting  room of the First Presbyterian Church on South Church Street in Bowling Green.

This will not be a formal meeting, but instead an opportunity to plan and share ideas about upcoming projects including a partnership with the Wood County Library to build oral histories of immigration stories, November’s event hosting Steve Tobocman of Global Detroit, and more.

Light snacks and beverages will be available. (Infused water included.)

La Conexion also been approached by a DACA recipient from Fostoria who is need of support in covering the $495 renewal fee and donations will be accepted on the recipient’s behalf. Donations are not required, but will be much appreciated.

If more money than is needed is collected, the balance will be held to help to assist any other DACA recipients who come forward needing assistance, or to help families who need assistance in paying for legal documents such as certified birth certificates, government issues passports or IDs, or other official documents they need in order to ensure that their family can remain together. Families in need are identified by La Conexion’s services or through referrals from ABLE’s Immigrant Rights program.

Those unable to attend but would like to help support this DACA recipient, can mail your donation to La Conexion directly:
La Conexion
P.O. Box 186
Bowling Green, OH 43402
Include a note in the memo line or include a message indicating the donation is to support DACA related fees, as well as a return address so that we can send you a receipt.
The church parking lot on the Grove St. side of the church will be available (enter through the door with the awning and handicapped walkway).

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