After nine long months of communities and congregations struggling to defend themselves against the rising tide of deportations that are ripping families apart, SB 54, the California Values Act, has been signed into law. Faith in the Valley, along with PICO California and its 400 member congregations across 24 counties, thank Governor Brown, Senate President Pro Tem Kevin De León, his staff, and...
We recently launched our Fall civic engagement program where volunteer community leaders committed to have 15,000 conversations with voters across the San Joaquin Valley.
Through weekly phone banks and canvasses, we’ll engage voters about the issues and concerns that matter most to them, whether it’s immigration, housing, incarceration or poverty.
By building power through increased voting, we can directly impact action in the areas voters care about most.
Our clergy and leaders believe this election is crucially important to reprioritizing our most vulnerable communities and concerns. And we believe these sacred conversations with voters, where we’re engaging our neighbors in a relational conversation about our shared values and asking them to vote, is the vehicle we need to get there.
Here are a few moments from our recent launch.