We the People presents Maggie Fogarty: “Solidarity for Immigrant Justice: What We Can Do from New Hampshire”
We the People of Exeter Lecture and Film Series will host Maggie Fogarty, Co-Director of the New Hampshire Program of the American Friends Service Committee, on Tuesday, May 14, 7 PM, at the Exeter Congregational Church, 21 Front Street, Exeter.
Ms. Fogarty’s work includes organizing, coalition building, and advocacy for immigrant rights, affordable housing, tenant and worker rights, ending homelessness, and other issues related to economic justice. She is coordinator of the NH Immigrant Visitation Program at the Strafford County Jail and she facilitates the Seacoast Interfaith Sanctuary Coalition as well as the NH Immigrant Rights Network. She lives with her family in Dover, New Hampshire. The discussion will be related to immigrant and refugee issues in New Hampshire.
Rev. Heidi Carrington Heath will moderate the conversation with Maggie Fogarty. Rev. Heath, an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ, currently serves as Interim School Minister at Phillips Exeter Academy. Rev. Heath has done work on the US/Mexico border in conjunction with the organization Borderlinks.
The talk is presented by We the People, a free lecture and film series exploring issues at the intersection of current events, ethics and religion. We the People is co-sponsored by the Congregational, Episcopal, and Unitarian Universalist churches of Exeter, in association with Phillips Exeter Academy and Water Street Bookstore. The talk will be held at the Congregational Church of Exeter, Exeter, NH which is handicapped accessible.
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