UUs Protest Homestead Child Detention Center

We are the Love People. So proud that Unitarian Universalists are out there leading the call for justice. Candidates may visit but we are there every day in Homestead and around the country keeping the focus on this issue until it is resolved humanely. #uua #SideWithLove

At an interfaith protest outside the Homestead detention center near Miami, Florida, the Rev. Amy Carol Webb, minister of River of Grass UU Congregation, who came to the protest with two busloads of congregants from Davie, Florida, and Everette R.H. Thompson, program manager of the UUA’s Side With Love program, lead a chant in the rain.

Thousands of immigrant children are held at for-profit detention center in Florida. Fifty Unitarian Universalists joined hundreds of protesters on Father’s Day, June 16, at a detention center in Homestead, Florida, that holds thousands of immigrant children and is the nation’s largest facility for detaining these children. Read the full article in this month's issue of UU World

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