How religion can either oppress or liberate immigrant communities

Interview with Guillermo Torres, Interim Director of Organizing  for Clergy and Laity United For Economic Justice’s (CLUE’s) immigration campaigns (Sacred Resistance & Sanctuary; Unaccompanied Central American Refugee Empowerment Coalition, UCARE ) as well CLUE’s Hospitality Training Academy outreach to diverse communities.

Listen as Guillermo discusses CLUE’s social justice agenda, framed within religious and spiritual foundations.  We discuss the work of CLUE, how CLUE has framed its work within multiple religious communities to liberate and humanize immigrants through their various programs.  Guillermo also discusses the relationship between biblical teachings and acceptance of the “other” as fundamental to the work of those from various religious backgrounds.

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