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 Social Justice Center's Annual Dinner. Her topic will be "No Safe Haven: Forced Migrations and US Immigration Policy."-SJ Otto

Maxine Phillips, daughter of an Italian immigrant, was raised on stories of both opportunity for and opposition to immigrants. Her church, Judson Memorial in New York, 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 and the print newsletter Democratic Left. Maxine will speak about strategies for supporting undocumented immigrants and changing U.S. 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 W Douglas.

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