Wind of the Spirit Immigrant Resource Center (WOTS)
Wind of the Spirit is an interfaith organization of immigrants and non-immigrants who are moved by the tradition of hospitality to the stranger found in so many of the world’s religions. We are called to action by the enormous challenges of the growing population of immigrants in our country.
The Mission of Wind of the Spirit is:
-To organize and empower the community for social change. -To help immigrants and nonimmigrants come to know each other and be enriched by one another. -To educate members of the immigrant community on their rights and responsibilities. -To promote activities to celebrate the rich cultural diversity of the Morristown, New Jersey community. -To advocate for the human rights and dignity of all people regardless of immigration status. -To create a deeper understanding of the global conditions that underlie immigration. -To work together for a world of solidarity, peace, and justice.
Wind of the Spirit’s programs include the following:
- Community Organizing -Advocacy - Education (English as a Second Language Classes, Spanish as a Second Language Classes, Citizenship Training, Legal Rights Training, Labor Law Education, and Tenant’s Rights Training - Provision of Information Services related to immigration, labor issues, taxes, access to healthcare, legal assistance and wage recovery -Cultural Events