WAYS TO GET INVOLVED WITH FIRST FRIENDS

WHAT WE DO

HELPING FRIENDS SURVIVE IN DETENTION

  • Free hotline
  • Connecting them with family members
  • Volunteer Visitors (in-person and remote)
  • Pen-pals
  • Commissary Funds
  • Stamp Out Despair Stationery Kits

HELPING FRIENDS REBUILD THEIR LIVES

  • Bonds
  • Transportation
  • Housing
  • Rent & Utility Assistance
  • Food Assistance
  • Legal Referrals
  • Accompanying immigrants to their court hearings

HELPING FRIENDS GAIN FREEDOM THROUGH ADVOCACY

  • Releases not transfers
  • Just closures of detention centers
  • Community-based alternatives to detention
  • Meetings with legislators
  • Media and communications
  • Events (rallies, protests, vigils)
  • Campaigns (petitions, letters, phone calls)

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