Mar 30 2019

Immigration: Piedmont League of Women Voters April 7

League of Women Voters of Piedmont to Host A Discussion on Immigration

With Guest Speaker Sr. Maureen Duignan Executive Director of East Bay Sanctuary Covenant

Maureen Duignan

Sunday, April 7, 2019 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

40 Highland Ave, Piedmont CA

Sr. Maureen Duignan, Executive Director of East Bay Sanctuary Covenant will address U.S. immigration policy and its effect on immigrants and refugees in the Bay Area. Sr. Maureen has earned several awards for her work supporting immigrants and immigrant rights, including the National Award from the National Guatemalan Council. She lived in Guatemalan/Salvadoran refugee camps from 1982 to 1984.

Founded in 1982, East Bay Sanctuary Covenant is dedicated to offering sanctuary, solidarity, support, community organizing assistance, advocacy, and legal services to those escaping war, terror, political persecution, intolerance, exploitation, and other expressions of violence. The organization has helped more than 10,000 local immigrants navigate the legal system. Currently, the organization is deeply involved in advocating for Temporary Protected Status.

This event is free and open to the public. Visit to reserve a spot.

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