Sanctuary County

On each side of the political spectrum, one need not look too long, before finding an American that proudly perpetuates the romantic view of the U.S. melting pot. There is no arguing that the social and economic infrastructure of the U.S. was built by an international coalition of immigrants, some arriving to find better economic and social opportunity, some as refugees, and some against their will. The history of the United States is also a history of international human migration. Continue reading

Walk For Syrian Refugees

On Saturday September 24, Pan Valley Institute of American Friends Service Committee participated along with many members of the Central Valley community representing different non-profit organizations, churches, masjids, and temples in a two-mile walk to raise awareness and show support … Continue reading

Fresno State Production of the Hands Up Testaments

  On October 02, 2016 I attend the showing of Dr. Thomas Ellis’ production of Hands Up at Fresno State. The production consists of 7 testaments written by 7 writers, inspired by the death of Michael Brown, who was shot multiple times … Continue reading