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Executive Director to Lead Local Volunteers to Texas to Assist Refugee Families

Posted on June 25, 2018 by Deanna Spiotta

“Some people actually declare themselves at the appropriate port and say, ‘I am a refugee seeking asylum.’ That is not a crime.” – Lauren Deutsch, Esq., Executive Director

Incarcerating refugee families seeking asylum is putting people in jail who have committed no crime. Many children spend months or years in a detention facility while their families’ asylum claims move forward, causing trauma at a young age.

“The impact to families is devastating.”

As part of our effort to help  families build resilience, Healthy Baby Network is working to send attorneys and mental health professionals to assist refugee families and make sure every baby and child has a chance at safety.

“This is a human rights crisis and we have to do everything we can.”

Please help us cover travel costs to Texas for volunteers who are donating their precious time and expertise to help end the human rights emergency that is occurring at the United States border.

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Executive Director, Lauren Deutsch spoke to 13 WHAM News, News 8, and the Democrat and Chronicle about this effort.  Click on the links for more!


About Deanna Spiotta

Deanna is the Communications Director for Healthy Baby Network.