END FAMILY DETENTION: United Way of Santa Fe County’s Call to Protect the Rights and Dignity of Immigrant Families.
United Way of Santa Fe County (UWSFC) strives to engage the whole community, bringing together people and resources to create increased opportunities for children and families to achieve their dreams and aspirations. Through their generosity of time, talent, and resources, our Santa Fe community demonstrates a shared commitment to the wellbeing of all children and their families, including immigrants seeking a safer and more prosperous future. We find the current practice of detaining migrant children, either separate from or with their families, contrary to our organization’s purpose and to our community’s shared values of human dignity and equity. Continue reading