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Welcome to New Sanctuary Movement of Philadelphia!

We are an interfaith, multicultural immigrant justice organization working with communities across faith, ethnicity, and class to end injustices against immigrants, regardless of status. 

We build our interfaith, multicultural community to express radical welcome for all and ensure that values of dignity, justice, and hospitality are lived out in practice and upheld in policy.

We work together to bend the arc of the moral universe towards justice and transform our communities into a place where immigrants, families, friends, and neighbors are safe, respected, and welcomed; where economic, spiritual, and emotional wholeness are realized; and where borders and divisions disappear as we build a community welcoming to everyone.

New Sanctuary Movement has been honored with the 2010 Nonprofit Organization Award by the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations, is a designated "Zone of Peace" by the Interfaith Center of Greater Philadelphia, and received the 2012 Special Recognition for Community Engagement by PhilaPOSH. 

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Temple Law report finds driver's licenses for undocumented benefits all PA 

Learn more about the investigation by the Sheller Center for Social Justice at Temple University Law School! 

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VICTORY after 58 days in Sanctuary! 

Angela Navarro offers a community prayer to end all deportations after winning her case after 58 days in Sanctuary

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VICTORY! No more ICE Holds in Philly! 

We celebrate a historic victory against Philly's local deportation program after years of community organizing. 

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Upcoming Events

Sunday August 2, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Key Congregational Leaders meeting
Saturday August 15
State-wide meeting for driver's license campaign

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