Saturday, November 19, 2016
The Peace and Social Justice Center's Annual Dinner —Maxine Phillips, editor of Dissent Magazine
Maxine Phillips, editor of Dissent Magazine, will be the speaker for The Peace and
Annual Dinner. Her topic will be "No Safe Haven: Forced Migrations and US
Immigration Policy."-SJ Otto Social Justice Center
Maxine Phillips, daughter of an Italian immigrant, was raised on stories of both opportunity for and opposition to immigrants. Her church, Judson Memorial in
, works with the
New Sanctuary Movement to protect and advocate for immigrants facing deportation.
She is former executive editor of Dissent Magazine and a vice chair of
Democratic Socialists of America. For many years, she was co-editor of
the magazine Religious Socialism and currently serves as a volunteer co-editor
of the blog religioussocialism.org/ and the print newsletter Democratic Left.
Maxine will speak about strategies for supporting undocumented immigrants and
changing New York
policy. Dinner is $25. Please RSVP at 316 2635886. Seating is limited. On
December 3, at noon, we will host an activist workshop with Maxine at SEIU,
3340 U.S. W Douglas.