PHLed Immigration Justice Updates


Want to support students and families, and get involved in the fight for immigration justice in Philly and beyond? Here are some opportunities and resources:

[Want to add an event, or join the Caucus of Working Educators' Immigration Justice Committee? Email us at]

Upcoming Immigration Justice Events:

  • Philadelphia Sanctuary District Petition:

  • Sanctuary in the Streets Trainings (sponsored by New Sanctuary Movement): To sign up, email  Sunday 1/8/17 1-5pm West Philly & 2/12 1-5pm South Philly

  • Community Forum with SDP Office of Multilingual Families: Jan 17th, 5:30 - 7:00, 440 N. Broad, Contact:

  • City of Philadelphia Community Town Hall Supporting Philly Immigrant Students: Tues 1/24/17 6-7:30pm Community College of Philadelphia Bonnell Bldg, 1700 Spring Garden St, entrance between Spring Garden & Callowhill on N 17th); for more info contact Councilmember Helen Gym 215-686-3420

  • The People’s Inauguration (Sponsored by New Sanctuary Movement): Jan 20th, 2pm-2:30pm, location tbd

  • PHLed Black Lives Matter Week of Action: 1/23-1/27/17 Complete program available at:

  • Immigration Justice Inquiry to Action Group (ItAG): ItAG Kickoff on Feb 16th

  • Aquinas Center immigration related activities in January and February: A workshop in Bahasa Indonesia on ITIN renewals, a deportation defense training in Spanish, and an info session on a cross-cultural immersion trip to Mexico that will take place in May 2017. Contact Britt at for specific details.

  • Philadelphia Diversity Conference: May 13th at La Salle University

Immigration Justice Resources for Educators: