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FAMILIES BELONG TOGETHER — Attend a June 30 Event!; We must all stand with Muslims NOW

Donald Trump and his administration are cruelly separating children from their families. But we won't allow it to continue. June 30 we're rallying in Washington DC and around the country to tell Donald Trump stop separating kids from their parents.

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A federal judge ruled against Trump's family separation policy—but we know the administration will fight back. We have momentum and we cannot slow down now since the the court ruling along isn't enough and could be overturned. Our mobilization, in over 600 locations around the country and still growing, is critical to showing the widespread public demand for just immigration policies—because families belong together ... and free!

Trump and his administration have been systematically criminalizing immigration and immigrants, from revoking Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) to ramping up intimidating ICE tactics. 

Join us on June 30 to send a clear message to Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress: Families Belong Together! 

If there's not an event near you, keep checking back or create an event at the link below.

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The executive order that Donald Trump signed is not a solution to the crisis created by his administration; it keeps kids imprisoned indefinitely, and doesn't reunite thousands of separated families. But it does show the administration is reacting to public pressure, so we will continue to increase our pressure for justice at hundreds of events on Saturday, June 30, to say that families belong together—and free.

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Families Belong Together Rally 

Saturday, June 30 at 11 a.m.

Lafayette Square

Washington, DC 20006
 

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Families Belong Together — Partners

The June 30 Families Belong Together actions are being organized by everyday people across the country, supported by a number of organizations, in addition to the four lead sponsors. Some of the organizations supporting these actions are listed below. 

We welcome engagement from all organizations and individuals on this issue. Please feel free to send your supporters directly to the event page without informing us! 

To get more involved, please submit the form at: MoveOn.org/Partner

#VOTEPROCHOICE Fair Immigration Reform Movement Organizing for Action
270 Strategies Foreign Policy for America Oxfam America
350.org Friends of the Earth Pantsuit Nation
ACLU Gamliel ParentsTogether
Action Together Massachusetttes Global Fund for Children People For the American Way
Action Together Network GreenLatinos People's Action
Advancement Project Greenpeace Planned Parenthood Federation of America
AFT Hand in Hand: The Domestic Employers Network Positive Women's Network-USA
Al Otro Lado Health Care Voter Presbyterian Church (USA)
Alliance for Justice Hispanic Federation Presente.org
Alliance for Youth Action Human Rights Campaign Priorities USA
American Constitution Society Human Rights First Public Citizen
American Ethical Union IfNotNow Race Forward
American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) Immigration Hub Rainforest Action Network
Amnesty International USA Indivisible Really American
Anti-Defamation League Japanese American Citizens League Resistance Labs
Arab American Institute Jewish Voice for Peace SALDEF
Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC JStreet Sanctuary for Families
ASISTA JWI SEIU
Asylum Seeker Advocacy Project (ASAP) at the Urban Justice Center Latin America Working Group SIECUS
Asylum Seeker Assistance Project Latino Victory Foundation Sierra Club
Avaaz Latino Victory Foundation Sister District Action Network
Bend the Arc Lawyers for Good Government Sojourners
Beyond the Bomb Leadership Conference of Women Religious South Asian Americans Leading Together
Center for Biological Diversity League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Southern Poverty Law Center
Center for Gender and Refugee Studies LGBTQ Task Force Stand Up America
Center for Victims of Torture Little Lobbyists SumOfUs
Centro de los Derechos del Migrante, Inc. MarchOn Tax March
Chicago Women Take Action Moms Rising The Leadership Conference
Children's Defense Fund-Texas Muslim Advocates The Workmen’s Circle
Church World Service NARAL Together We Will Contra Costa
Church World Service National Alliance to End Sexual Violence Truman National Security Project
Coalition on Human Needs National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum (NAPAWF) UltraViolet
Congregational UCC Greensboro National Iranian American Council UnidosUS
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) National Justice for Our Neighbors Unitarian Universalist Association
Constitutional Accountability Center National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health Unitarian Universalist Service Committee
Council on American-Islamic Relations National Network to End Domestic Violence Unitarian Universalists for Social Justice (UUSJ)
Credo National Nurses United United State of Women
Daily Kos National Organization of Concerned Black Men United We Dream
DC Immigration Hub National Partnership for Women & Families VDay.org
DC Teens Action National Women’s Law Center Voto Latino
DC Teens Action Natonal Council of Jewish Women Win Without War
Dulles Justice Coalition National Domestic Workers Alliance Women's March
End Rape on Campus National Education Association Women's Refugee Commission
Equal Voice Action NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice Youth Caucus of America
Every Voice Network of Spiritual Progressives YWCA USA
Families Belong Together NEW  
Families USA NextGen America  
Feminist Majority Foundation One Billion Rising  

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SUPREME COURT NEWS: We must all stand with Muslims NOW

By Linda Sarsour

June 26, 2018

MPowerchange.org

The Supreme Court just ruled—in a historic blow to civil rights, the U.S. Constitution, and the most basic human decency—to maintain Trump’s racist and immoral Muslim Ban.

This is an EMERGENCY: please go to StandWithMuslims.com right now to take part in the work that Muslims and allies are doing to minimize the damage.

This is a pivotal moment for our movement, and an emergency that requires solidarity right now. Whether we identify as Muslims, or as non-Muslim allies, we must stand together.

We know what this administration stands for: fear, bigotry, and tearing apart families and communities—whether it’s at the border or through policies like the Muslim Ban. We need to show them—loudly and clearly—what we stand for.

Please: go to StandWithMuslims.com right now, and stand with us against this administration and this cruel and immoral Supreme Court ruling.

Rather than reinforcing the notion that the U.S. should welcome people regardless of where they were born, what they look like, or how they worship, the Supreme Court instead upheld a Ban, driven by anti-Muslim sentiment, that shuns these values.

This isn’t the first time that the Supreme Court made a historic error and sealed its legacy as siding with the forces of racism and bigotry. In the Dred Scott case, the Court ruled in favor of slavery. In Korematsu, they ruled in favor of incarceration based on ethnicity, allowing Japanese-American incarceration.

In this case, Trump explicitly set out to ban Muslims—and the highest level of our judiciary just allowed it to happen, giving this and future administrations the green light to discriminate on the basis of religion. The Justices who ruled in favor of Trump will have to live with the weight of that upon their consciences, and their legacies for generations to follow. We don’t have to—and we don’t intend to.

The fight for religious freedom does not end here. The right to live in peace and be treated justly no matter one’s race, ethnicity, or religion is too important to let one person, one administration, or one decision destroy it.

We will continue to fight for our families and communities, to pursue legal avenues, and to demand that legislators take action to end the Muslim Ban.

Most importantly, we will continue organizing, mobilizing, and defending our communities from bigoted policies—whether they are endorsed by the Supreme Court or not.

We’ve created StandWithMuslims.com as a gateway to easily get plugged into that organizing, mobilization, and defense.

If you’ve ever talked about the need to resist Trump’s bigotry, know that this is the moment you must stand up and be counted.

Join us. And stand with us.

In solidarity,

Linda and the MPower Change team