Freedom and Sanctuary

Many of the Faith Communities in Roseville and surrounding communities have met to discuss how to support immigrants and refugees in our community.

The next meeting is Wednesday, May 17th from 9-11 am at the Autumn Grove Park Building at 1365 Lydia Avenue West.  Please RSVP to Kathy Ramundt at or 651-488-5061.

The following documents are available for sharing:

From ISAIAH Minnesota, this is their description of Sanctuary and Sanctuary Supporting Churches:  Roles of Sanctuary and Supporting Churches

From ISAIAH, this is a petition asking the City of Roseville to pass a Separation Ordinance:  Separation Ordinance Petition

From New Life Presbyterian Church, this is the document they used to propose that they come a Sanctuary Supporting Church.  It passed and they have been kind enough to share it with others!  New Life Presbyterian Church Sanctuary Support Q&A Final

Similar to the New Life Presbyterian proposal, this is one from Northfield:  NorthfieldSanctuaryQuestions

This is the Sanctuary Ordinance from the City of Minneapolis.  We will use this as our starting point for a Roseville proposal:  Minneapolis sanctuary ordinance

From the ACLU, these are their Police Department Policy Recommendations.  While these are not needed if the city passes and ordinance, these need to be adopted by the Ramsey County Sheriff’s Department:  ACLU Freedom City Policy Recommendations

This is a copy of the Roseville School District Resolution regarding Immigration Practices that was passed on February 28, 2017:  RAS Resolution Regarding Immigration Practices 2-28-17

From the ACLU website this is a link to their “Know Your Rights” document that is available in 14 languages.  We encourage everyone to make this available:  ACLU Know Your Rights