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Stand Up, Speak Up

Now is the time for communities across the country to lift a unified voice of welcome and advocacy for immigrants and refugees coming to the United States. Join Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service as we stand up for welcome and speak up alongside our newest neighbors through Stand Up Speak Up: Solidarity with Ukraine.  


Reserve your spot for the LIRS National Call-In Day on June 22! You’ll receive training resources and a customizable template for calling your elected officials alongside LIRS supporters from across the country.


Join LIRS on June 2 for Stand Up, Speak Up: An Interfaith Prayer Vigil for Ukraine. Featuring speakers from diverse backgrounds and faith traditions, the vigil offers an opportunity for all to gather and demonstrate support for our Ukrainian neighbors. Attend in-person or via live stream.

Host a Vigil

Download the Stand Up Speak Up kit to host a vigil in your own community! The kit includes a community mobilization guide, a toolkit specific to responding to and praying for the crisis in Ukraine, and customizable templates for hosting your own event.


The LIRS Neighbors in Need: Ukraine fund is providing essential support for our newly arrived Ukrainian friends. Help provide urgently needed funds today. 
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