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David Alvarez
San Diego, CA

LaToya Cantrell
New Orleans, LA

Greg Casar
Austin, TX

Elizabeth Glidden
Minneapolis, MN

Helen Gym (Vice-Chair)
Philadelphia, PA

Bill Henry
Baltimore, MD

Robin Kniech
Denver, CO
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Brad Lander (Chair)
New York, NY

Meghan Sahli-Wells

Culver City, CA

Ritchie Torres
New York, NY

Andrew Friedman
Center for Popular Democracy

Tefere Gebre

Karundi Williams
SEIU International


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After Sanctuary Cities Convening, 100+ Local Lawmakers Pledge To Uphold And Expand Sanctuary Policies

For Immediate Release: April 12, 2017 Media Contact:¬† Asya Pikovsky,¬†, 207-522-2442 Anita Jain,, 347-636-9761 After Sanctuary Cities Convening, 100+ […]


Seeking Sanctuary Convening in the News

The two-day #SeekingSanctuary convening covered a range of policies to fight unconstitutional attempts to separate immigrant families. These included policies […]