Guest Blog by Wendy Tarr
Editor’s Note: Today’s guest blog is a video piece produced by CLUE (Clergy & Laity United for Economic Justice) in Orange County, California, with a brief explanation of the video’s origins by CLUE Orange County Director Wendy Tarr:
This video was created by Clergy and Laity United for Economic Justice of California (CLUE). CLUE’s mission is to provide spiritual leadership in the movement for economic justice within the state of California so that all workers have livable wages, just working conditions, access to affordable healthcare. We work to remove barriers that keep workers from having a voice, including immigration reform.
CLUE formed the Loving the Stranger Network with two other local Orange County faith organizations—Mika Community Development Corporation and Solidarity—to awaken the heart of the Church to the plight of the immigrant, to deepen our understanding of God’s love for the stranger, and to be a public witness for immigration policies that reflect our values. Our vision is that the immigration system in America will become more humane and just, and the evangelical church will be a significant part of making that happen.
Wendy Tarr is the director of Clergy and Laity United for Economic Justice in Orange County, California, where she has been working since 2006. Prior to working for CLUE, she worked with the Florida Catholic Conference supporting farm workers and was involved in overseas missions programs including working with Word Made Flesh serving victims of human trafficking. Wendy also worked in Texas with a national youth ministry organization called Teen Mania Ministries. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from Florida State University in Public Relations.
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