Ahead of Mother’s day, OH Moms Separated from their Children Demand Just Immigration Policies, Criminal Justice Reform

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May 9, 2018

 

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Ahead of Mother’s day, OH Moms Separated from their Children Demand Just Immigration Policies, Criminal Justice Reform

 

Columbus, Ohio -- On Thursday, May 10th at 7 p.m., faith and community leaders will gather for a special event, “Three Mothers - Tres Madres,” to lift up the stories of mothers in the U.S. separated from their children by tragic and immoral policy.

The stories will include reflections from Edith Espinal, an immigrant mother of three who is currently living in sanctuary to avoid deportation; Jacqueline Kifuko, a Ugandan refugee mother who was only able to bring one of her two children with her to the U.S.; and Adrienne Hood, mother of Henry Green who was killed by Columbus police in 2016.

Espinal will also discuss her 4-day hunger strike set to begin on May 10th.

WHAT:

Community Gathering with Mothers, including story-sharing, panelists and premier of short form documentary. The event page can be found here.

WHEN:

Thursday, May 10th at 7 p.m.

WHERE:
Columbus Mennonite Church
35 Oakland Park Ave.
Columbus, OH 43215

WHO:
Edith Espinal, Immigrant mother in sanctuary to avoid deportation
Jacqueline Kifuko, Refugee mother
Adrienne Hood, Mother of Henry Green who was killed by Columbus Police in June 2016

 

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