Are you concerned about anti-Muslim & anti-immigrants edicts from Washington, the bombing of a mosque in Minnesota, and the 91% increase in bullying & harassment of our Muslim neighbors since last year?
Join Jewish Voice for Peace/Bay Area, Christ The Lord Episcopal Church, Episcopal Peace Fellowship,and the Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity– in an anti-Islamophobia / pro-Immigrant community canvas in PINOLE!
Come canvas Pinole shops and homes, (in pairs) and ask them to post signs,
“We Stand With Our Muslim, Arab & Immigrant Neighbors,” plus a brief Bystander Training. Meet neighbors and hear their concerns. We’d love to have you join us, everyone welcome!
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 11am – 1pm
Gather: in the Sanctuary of Christ The Lord Episcopal Church–
592A Tennent Ave., Pinole (I-80 Pinole Valley Road exit; turn left; driving west Pinole Valley Road becomes Tennent Ave.) The church is a non-desript building at the corner of Park St., across from Fernandez Park baseball field, one block West of San Pablo Ave. There is a bus along San Pablo and parking at the church and in the area.
11am Sharp: Gather, brief Orientation & Bystander Training
11:30am Canvas Pinole homes & shops
1pm: Return & debrief
PLEASE RSVP (or ask questions) to bayarea@JVP.org with “SEPT. 17” in the subject line — so that we know how many to expect, and can notify you of changes. Fliers, canvassing routes, & tape provided.
Islamophobia Research & Documentation Project/UC Berkeley, Kehilla Community Synagogue, Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ), Wellstone Democratic Renewal Club, Oakland Neighbors Inspiring Trust (ONIT).