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Vigil for Migrant Families Detained at Berks
You can show your support for migrant children and families being detained in Berks County at a vigil from 3:30-4:30 p.m., Sunday, July 15, at the Berks County Residential Center, 1040 Berks Road, Leesport, PA 19533. Parking is across the street from the center. Vigils are being held monthly to show those detained inside that they are not forgotten. For more information or to volunteer to lead one of the vigils, contact John Michael Cotignola-Pickens, Advocacy Programs Coordinator at the Pa. Council of Churches.
Learn more about immigration and family detention centers, similar to the Berks Center, which remains open while the county appeals the state’s revocation of its license.