Religion and justice series to hold panel discussion on migrant workers this Sunday
MIDDLEBURY — Vermont farms depend on migrant farm workers, many of whom lack proper immigration status and are subject to deportation.
This Sunday, April 30, Middlebury’s religious community will address this issue in the fourth of its monthly series of community conversations that touch on religion and social justice in contemporary America.
Emily Joselson, a leader of Havurah, the Addison County Jewish Community, and the Rev. Andy Nagy-Benson of the Congregational Church of Middlebury will moderate a panel discussion, “Migrant Farm Workers — In These Times, In This Place.” The conversation will be held 4-5:30 p.m. at the Congregational Church at 2 Main St.
The panel: Phyllis Bowdish, farm owner; Julia Doucet, outreach coordinator at Open Door Clinic; Dr. Susannah McCandless, International Program Director for Global Diversity and Migrant Justice board member; Robert Zarate-Morales, Middlebury College’s Juntos organization.
The public is cordially invited to come, listen and take part.
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