October 11 – Socialist Action Panel featuring Father Luis Barrios

Join Socialist Action for a panel with Father Luis Barrios, Ninaj Raoul, and Marty Goodman.

Father Luis Barrios is the priest of Holyrood Church in Washington Heights. Guatemalan immigrant Amanda Morales-Guerra has found sanctuary at Holyrood Church since Aug. 17. A member of the New Sanctuary Coalition of NYC, Father Barrios is a former prisoner of conscience in the School of the Americas Watch (SOAW) movement. He is a member of the Interreligious Foundation for Community Organization, Boricuas por un Nuevo País. Dr. Barrios is a community activist, a priest activist, and a faculty activist. He teaches psychology and Latin American history at John Jay College.

Ninaj Raoul is the co-founder and a community organizer at Haitian Women for Haitian Refugees (HWHR) in New York, an organization founded in 1992 to respond to the human needs of Haitian refugees and immigrants fleeing persecution. Ninaj is fighting to protect Temporary Protective Status (TPS) for Haitians and others, now threatened by President Trump.

Marty Goodman is a former board member of the Haitian Refugee Center of Miami. He witnessed the fall of Haitian dictator “Baby Doc” Duvalier in 1986 and was an official election observer in the 1990 election of former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide. He opposed the US/UN occupation of Haiti and is a member of the ‘Black Lives Matter in the Dominican Republic’ committee. Goodman is also a member of Socialist Action.

Sponsored by Social Action – www.socialistaction.org 212-781-5157

Socialist Action Panel: Trump and Immigrants: Deportation, DACA, and the Sanctuary Movement
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Word Up Community Bookshop
2113 Amsterdam Ave. @ 165th St.


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