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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.  


Visit our advocacy page to learn more about how you can advocate for your Ukrainian neighbors and for all people seeking safety in the United States.


Watch the recording of Stand Up, Speak Up: An Interfaith Prayer Vigil for Ukraine. Featuring speakers from diverse backgrounds and faith traditions, the vigil offered an opportunity for all to gather and demonstrate support for our Ukrainian neighbors.

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.


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