CIVIC-Community Initiatives for Visiting Immigrants in Confinement

  • Los Angeles

Website

http://www.endisolation.org/home/

Address

10701 Sampson Ave
Los Angeles
California
90262
United States

About Us

CIVIC is the national visitation network, which is working to end U.S.immigration detention. We monitor human rights abuses, elevate stories, build community-based alternatives to detention, and advocate for system change. Since 2009, CIVIC has spearheaded the U.S. immigration detention visitation movement, helping to grow the cadre of visitor volunteers from under 100 at 4 facilities to over 1,400 at over immigration detention facilities today. The heart of our work is immigration detention visitation programs. These programs connect people in detention to a volunteer who visits them weekly, providing them with a connection to outside resources, while also holding space for them. For a few minutes each week in the visitation booth, detained immigrants know they are safe and not forgotten. Our ability to monitor detention conditions, develop successful alternatives to detention, and advocate for change is possible because of the relationships being built between people in detention and those on the outside. Find out more at www.EndIsolation.org We hope you will join the movement!

Latest Listings

Creative Help Needed for "Climate Refugees" Film & Stories Project (Volunteer Opportunity)

Visit and Advocate for People in Immigration Detention (Volunteer Opportunity)


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