H-CAN General Meeting

This summer, the general meeting of the Havertown-Area Community Action Network (H-CAN) will focus on immigration issues. The main speaker at the meeting will be Cathryn Miller-Wilson, executive director of HIAS. Miller-Wilson will discuss local, national and international immigration issues, as well as how current legislation is impacting immigrants and what we can do to help. If time permits, there will also be a brief training session for immigrants and activists. The meeting is open to the public.

For more information, contact Madeleine Shusterman.

Vigil for Detained Immigrant Jonatan Palacios Draws Crowd to Haverford Station

by Victoria Alfred-Levow

Last Thursday, at a vigil for detained immigrant Jonatan Palacios, speakers addressed a crowd of about 275 protesters at the Haverford Train Station.

Residents of Haverford and beyond applauded speakers at the vigil.

Residents of Haverford and beyond applauded speakers at the vigil.

“We stand united in the belief that these kinds of policies that led to Jonatan’s arrest rip apart the fabric of our community,” said Amanda Levinson, a leader of the Havertown-Area Community Action Network (H-CAN), which organized the vigil. [Read more…]