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Unity Conference Highlights

The 2012 MIRA / SCLC 6th Annual Unity Conference, Stand With Us: Uniting the Interracial Interfaith Communities of Color in Mississippi, was a huge success! Activists and faith leaders from across the state and nation joined us for a series of dialogues on Islam, social reform, immigration reform, immigrant youth activism, and current legislation in Mississippi.
Among those in attendance was Father Jerry Tobin, a priest with a predominantly immigrant congregation in Carthage, Mississippi. He commented that this years’ conference was one of the best that MIRA has hosted. He particularly appreciated that …