World Relief Makes Room at the Inn

My guest for the full hour is José Serrano, Associate Director of Immigration & Outreach Senior Immigration Services and Dept. of Justice Accredited Representative, in the Garden Grove office, the Southern California headquarters for World Relief, http://www.worldreliefsocal.org/. He considers how much room there may be in the inn, the US inn, that is, with respect to immigration policy as it changes by the hour. Music credits: Greg Foat, “Symphonie Pacifique”; and Calexico, “Happy Christmas”, Seasonal Shift – album.

http://www.kuci.org/podcastfiles/984/SerranoPod12-22-20.mp3

Refugees: Real, Here, and Now

For the full hour, refugee crises are made very personal, very real, with Guerline Jozef, executive director of the Haitian Bridge Alliance and Lydia Natoolo, former U. C. Irvine Student Body President and current vice-presidential candidate for the Ugandan diaspora. While you are at it, help yourself to additional materials: https://www.haitianbridge.org/ and https://faithinaction.org/.  

Seconds Use Plastic AND Refugees and Our Collective Humanity

Senior plastics campaigner David Pinsky, is out there in front with Greenpeace’s assessment and ranking of the US supermarkets’ contribution to the plastic waste stream. Customers, get your details at: https://www.greenpeace.org/usa/shopping-for-plastic-2019/
Then in the second half (minute 27:30), Jackie Menter, co-founder of the Orange County Jewish Coalition for Refugees, brings the heft of her personal experience with refugees amidst the international commemorations of the World Refugee Day, amidst the ramping up of the man made immigration disaster occurring along our border and around the country. Ample marching orders are provided for those who refuse to witness the horrors in silence.