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Massachusetts Communities Action Network

The Massachusetts Communities Action Network is a network of faith communities throughout the state that works for social justice and is participating in the sanctuary movement through PICO. Janine Carreiro-Young is deputy director.

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Sanctuary Not Deportation

Sanctuary Not Deportation is a national umbrella organization dedicated to organizing local faith communities in the new sanctuary movement.

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Sanctuary DMV

Sanctuary DMV is a network of congregations that protects immigrants and targeted communities in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. Its website contains resources and toolkits related to the sanctuary movement. Contact the network through this form.

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New Sanctuary Movement of Philadelphia

The New Sanctuary Movement of Philadelphia is a coalition of about 20 groups, including churches, synagogues and ministries, that  provide sanctuary and support to immigrants in the Philadelphia area. Peter Pedemonti is the group’s co-founder and director.

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Parity

Parity is is a faith-based LGBTQ-focused organization based in New York, N.Y. that advocates for and supports queer-positive religious persons. With its roots in the Presbyterian tradition, Parity is now an interfaith organization. Rev. Marian Edwards-Allen is the executive director.

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Anthony J. Moretti

Anthony J. Moretti is an associate professor of communication at Robert Morris University in Moon Township, Pa. He wrote a chapter on religion and the modern Olympics for the book Sport and Religion in the Twenty-First Century, edited by Brad Schultz and Mary Lou Sheffer. Moretti’s chapter looks both at world religions at the Olympic Games and the […]

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Jenny Weisberg

Jenny Weisberg is a stay-home mother of eight children living in Jerusalem with her husband, a rabbi. She blogs about Jewish motherhood at JewishMom.com. Contact via her website.

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Laura Paskell-Brown

Laura Paskell-Brown is a member of the Young Leaders Council at Women of Spirit and Faith. She blends social activism with spirituality and created a women’s circle at Occupy Wall Street. She can address issues involving women’s spirituality, the spirituality of birth and motherhood, and women’s sacred spaces. She is a birth doula in San […]

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