Following is a collection of news stories and reports that highlight the work of East Bay Sanctuary Covenant and its partners.
Lawmakers must pass Temporary Protected Status legislation, Op-Ed by Aria Fani, Immigrant Rights Advocate. Daily Californian, September 3rd, 2019.
The Rights of Asylum Seekers: East Bay Sanctuary Covenant. Recording of Commonwealth Club presentation by Mike Smith, Refugee Rights Director & Kaveena Singh, Managing Attorney. 7/30/19
We must protect Temporary Protected Status, Op-ed by Manuel de Paz, Community Development and Education Director, and Lisa Hoffman, Development Director, 2/8/2019
East Bay, Northern California delegates to advocate in DC for continuation of Temporary Protected Status programs, Daily Californian, 2/6/2019
Refugee Rights Director, Michael Smith, is interviewed on KPFA, 11/27/2018
Overturn of Trump asylum ban praised by refugee rights group, 11/20/2018
Sanctuary ministry that has aided thousands of immigrants needs new home, Global Sisters Reporting, 10/18/2018
EBSC staff is interviewed by AFP on Sanctuary City 1/18/2018
Univision visits an EBNatz Fair held in Concord on July 18, 2015. During these free events, EBSC and its partners help members of the community to file for naturalization.
EBSC’s Unaccompanied Children (UAC) clients and Staff, Maximo Lara, are interviewed by Univision 12/24/2014
The Teachers’ Lounge at PBS NewsHour 11/21/2014
NBC Bay Area Investigates Unaccompanied Children 11/20/2014
The Contra Costa Times Features a Story about the City of Oakland Approving Funds to Assist Unaccompanied Children 10/22/2014
The Contra Costa Times Describes EBSC’s Efforts to Help Unaccompanied Children 10/22/2014
The Deaf Counseling, Advocacy & Referral Agency, which is helping an EBSC refugee client who is deaf, was featured on ABC-7 News’s Special Program “Profiles of Excellence” 07/11/2014:
“Refugees Find Sanctuary in Berkeley”, The Catholic Voice, May 21, 2007.