“I always wondered why somebody doesn’t do something about that. Then I realized I was somebody.” ~ Lily Tomlin
This week, join the chorus of voices urging an end to Title 42, an ineffective and discriminatory policy implemented by the Trump administration––and continuing under the Biden administration––that uses a misleading public health rationale to block and expel refugees and unaccompanied children.
Take Five now and join the Jesuit Refugee Service in calling for an end to this cruel policy, which has resulted in the expulsion of 750,000 refugees and asylum seekers. “Border communities have the capacity to welcome asylum seekers and are ready and eager to support them. It’s time to #RestoreWelcome.” Sign the letter to your legislators here.Take Five, Give Five
Can’t afford a big donation right now? $5 can make a difference, funding sack lunches for a family dropped off at the bus station or activities to entertain small children during grueling travel. Take five minutes to donate $5 here.