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Fast for Freedom

If you are physically able - and as you are able- join people from across the state for a day of prayer and action as we continue to call for the freedom of immigrants and an end to detention.  

Here’s how you can act:

1. Take a picture of yourself with a sign that says “I’m fasting for immigrants because … [fill in the blank].” and post your photo to the IMIrJ Facebook page or e-mail it to us at

2. Take 8 minutes for 8 calls to the county commissioners and sheriffs that have influence at NORCOR. We will update our current Sheridan call sheet with new scripts and numbers by 10pm the night before our fast. Check back here.  

3. Break Bread with Us at 6pm. We will break our fast together at a potluck dinner at the ICE building located at 4310 SW Macadam in Portland. Please bring a chair and a dish to share with the community. You can find a fb event page here. This is a great opportunity for our friends who work or go to school during the day to join our August of Action. Please spread the word!

Our friends and allies at the American Friends Service Committee offer some advice and ideas for our fast. "Solidarity looks different for everyone"

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