The Little Compton Democratic Town Committee adopted the following resolution earlier this month in response to the crisis at the border - see below.
One of our email list members was also kind enough to forward this information about another sister organization:
Annunciation House in El Paso is another organization working on the border crises. AH is still receiving asylum seekers, while operating on a shoestring budget. In the last few months AH has spent over $1,000,000, for housing alone, a lot for an organization that exists solely through donations. Ruben Garcia, founder and director of Annunciation House has been on NPR and national news. Donations can be sent to: Annunciation House 1003 E. San Antonio Avenue El Paso, TX. 79901-2620 915-545-4509
Have a look at the following link for a public service announcement about gun safety from March for our Lives, as part of a story from NPR.
We are grateful to the voters of Little Compton for honoring us with election to the Little Compton Town Council in November 2018. We especially appreciate the efforts of the Little Compton Democratic Town Committee to support us and our fellow Democratic candidates—Jeremy Allen, Heath Comley, and Karen Ryan. Working together, we came within fewer than ten votes of achieving a Democratic majority on the Town Council.
As it is, we are the first Democrats to be elected to the Town Council since 2004. Since being sworn in on November 15, 2018, we have attempted to work constructively with our three Republican colleagues to bring some new perspectives, ideas, and energy to town government. So far, we have dealt with a variety of significant issues and decisions: