Facing Immigrants, Facing Ourselves | Osher Marin Jewish Community Center

Facing Immigrants, Facing Ourselves

Sun, January 12, 2020 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

You shall not oppress a stranger, For you know the heart of a stranger.

-Exodus 23: 9

Join us for an afternoon of learning, listening, and sharing our collective immigration stories. Come hear about what is happening in Marin County right now, and walk away with ways in which you can make a difference in your community today. 

You will have the opportunity to share your family’s immigration story, and hear from others, in a safe, intimate setting. Please consider bringing a small artifact (photo, recipe, etc.) that represents your family’s point of origin.

ABOUT THE PROGRAM: Facing Immigrants, Facing Ourselves is a collaborative project in partnership with HAMAQOM |The Place, Congregation Kol Shofar, Congregation Rodef Sholom’s Immigrant Rights Team, the Canal Alliance, Jewish Community Relations Council, Marin Interfaith Council, the Multicultural Center of Marin, the Marin Asian Association, and the Osher Marin JCC.

 In partnership with 


Marin Asian Association


Would you like to add your name to our supporters? 

Please Contact Masha Schifs:  415.444.8028


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Hoytt & JCC First Floor  

Free, Advanced RSVP Required by January 6 

WHAT TO EXPECT:  An exploration of California’s history of immigration and exclusion, the current reality for immigrants in our community, and ideas for tangible action that we can take on behalf of vulnerable immigrants in Marin.  

This program welcomes everyone of all faiths and backgrounds.


CONCESSIONS: Light refreshments will be provided.

TIPS: Purchase Tickets in advance for best pricing and seating. -The JCC’s gym and other activities are open at this time and parking may be limited. Please consider carpooling and give yourself time for parking.

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