Register by Friday for Immigration Advocacy Workshop

April 22, 2009

Interested in - and passionate about - immigration issues? You're invited to be a part of a growing movement in the California-Nevada Annual Conference!


Register by this Friday, April 24, to ensure receipt of workshop materials - and attend the Immigration Task Force Spring Training Event, Saturday, May 2 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Laurel United Methodist Church in Oakland.


It will equip you to be a lead trainer, or part of a team of trainers, in your district, local church, and/or ethnic caucus so that you can share the information from the training day. 


This includes:

  • Know Your Rights Training - what to do in an immigration raid and how to make family and individual plans in case of an emergency
  • Advocacy - how to be a FAITHful ally and citizen and make a difference in your community
  • Living and Working Inside the law - the importance of obtaining a TIN, car insurance, car registration, etc.

To sign up, contact Beverly and Hermann Schier at or 916.386.0658.


Again, please register by Friday, April 24 to ensure there are enough materials for all participants.


Lunch will be provided. A donation basket will be available at the registration table on the day of the event, for those who wish to contribute to the wider work of the task force.


Download flyer for more information. Download schedule for the day here.


Laurel UMC is located at 3525 Kansas Street, Oakland, CA 94619.