The training will free to the community and lunch will be provided through the generous donation of the Islamic Center of Long Island.

Registration is now open. You can register in the following ways:

1. RSVP with Kimberly Saget by either calling 631-348-1170 ext. 317 or emailing ksaget.lijwj@gmail.com. Please provide your full name, e-mail address, phone number and any dietary needs.

2. Register online by following this link: http://bit.ly/2idkabS


Welcome and Introductions

Part I: The Accompanying Project                                                               

What is Accompaniment? Best Practices.

  • Anita Halasz, Executive Director, Long Island Jobs with Justice

Accompanying Immigrants on LI to Traffic Court

  • Irma Solis, NYCLU – Suffolk Chapter

Accompanying Immigrants on LI to Criminal Court

  • Michelle Caldera-Kopf, Esq., Legal Aid Society of Suffolk County

Lunch (Sponsored by the Islamic Center of Long Island)

Part II: Community Rapid Responses to Deportations

Rapid LI Responses to ICE Raids

  • Victoria Daza, Long Island Jobs with Justice & Laura Lemus, Long Island Wins

Part III: Providing Sanctuary                                                                          

How to be a Sanctuary Congregation

  • Donna Schaper, Senior Minister, Judson Memorial Church

Part VI: The Accompanying Project Part 2     

Accompanying Immigrants on LI to Family Court

  • Christopher Worth, Esq., The Law Office of Christopher Worth