A free event focusing on how to be an ally to immigrants in the current political and social climate will be held April 6 in San Luis Obispo.
The event, titled “Being An Ally: How Communities Can Respond To Immigration Crisis,” will run from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Pacheco Elementary School’s multipurpose room at 261 Cuesta Drive.
Space is limited. Attendees are asked to register at http://bit.ly/2n0DTsT.
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Speakers will include the Rev. Caroline Hall of St. Benedict’s Episcopal Church in Los Osos; Erica Reyes, a district representative for Congressman Salud Carbajal; San Luis Obispo Police Officer Paul Sisemore; and local immigration lawyer Amber Heffner.
“Knowing more about how to be an ally is critical to creating the equitable and just community we want,” organizers said in a statement. “We welcome all who want to come with an open mind and learn about these issues.”