eUpdate - July 13, 2019

Let's Protect our Immigrant Families 
ICE Raids in our communities mean we must protect our rights
With the Trump Administration's recent threats to increase ICE raids nationwide, i want to help ensure our communities are informed, prepared and able to protect each other.  

Our County initiated program  Stand Together Contra Costa is ready to help and is braced for high call volume in the coming days and weeks. 

The hotline number is (925) 900-5151. Call right away if you see any ICE activity. Stand Together Contra Costa's hotline is open 24/7.  

Contra Costa County defends our communities and families.  Immigrant detention and deportation can result in family separation. Stand Together Contra Costa ensures that everyone has access to due process and justice. They are committed to respond and help when called. 

You can also find your county's hotline number in the flyer below. Help us make sure everyone in California knows about this resource, please share it!
We are asking all legal observers to be ready for alerts during this especially sensitive time.
If you are already a legal observer (or would like to become one) but you have not confirmed your mobile phone number, please contact Stand Together Contra Costa right away and they will help set up your phone at Serving as a legal observer is a great way to serve our community and protect the vulnerable. 
Stand Together Contra Costa is presenting opportunities to be trained as a responder for those new to our network, or if you want to review what you have learned.
Their next legal observers training will be July 16  from 6 to 8 pm at Village Community Resource Center.
Location: 633 Village Drive. Brentwood, CA. 94513.
John Gioia
Supervisor, District One 
Contra Costa County 
11780 San Pablo Avenue, Suite D 
El Cerrito, CA  94530 
510-231-8686 Phone