We wish to thank so many who responded when Justice in Action was activated in response to the unaccompanied children flocking to our borders for asylum and help from the dangerous and deplorable conditions in their home countries. Our first… More
Justice In Action
The First Christian Church Des Moines Justice in Action Committee learned that one of the most pressing needs of many unaccompanied migrant children seeking asylum in the United States is good, legal counsel. Upon entrance to the U.S., these children have the right to… More
On Sunday, August 10 the first ever Justice in Action ad-hoc committee convened to discuss and discern what First Christian Church could do to help ensure the health, safety, and legal rights of unaccompanied migrant children seeking asylum in the United States. Thirty-four people… More
The humanitarian crisis of the 50,000+ unaccompanied migrant children being processed through detention centers across the country is, by now well published. “Who Are the Kids of the Migrant Crisis?” from NPR “Faith Leaders Have Right Response to Immigration… More
Building on First Christian Church’s well-documented justice seeking history, this year we’re experimenting with a new way to organize ourselves for real, viable justice actions. Here’s how it works: A group of justice seekers and activists, who are members of… More
At this Iowa is Welcoming Rally, faith and community leaders will share real Iowa values in regards to immigration and children immigrants. Join us Monday evening! More
It’s time to stand up to violence! Join us at the Stop the Violence Keep the Peace Rally on Saturday, June 14 in Drake Park from Noon to 6pm.