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.
AdvocateReserve 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.
PRAYJoin 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 VigilDownload 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.
DONATEThe LIRS Neighbors in Need: Ukraine fund is providing essential support for our newly arrived Ukrainian friends. Help provide urgently needed funds today.
- Stay up to date on breaking news and how LIRS is responding at the Ukraine Crisis Action Hub.
- Hear from our partners welcoming Ukrainians in communities across the country in our recent Ukraine Crisis Update: Welcoming Our Ukrainian Neighbors webinar.
- Watch this year’s Stand Up Speak Up Vigil featuring messages from our interfaith and interdenominational partners, a time of reflection and prayer, and storytelling.