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E.P.I.C. Raíces Gala 2022 (Echo Park Immigration Center)

august, 2022

20aug3:00 PM6:00 PME.P.I.C. Raíces Gala 2022 (Echo Park Immigration Center)3:00 PM - 6:00 PM PDT

Event Details

Date: Saturday, August 20, 2022 (3 PM – 6 PM PDT)

Location: online & in person at Pico House (424 N Main St, Los Angeles, CA 90012)


Cost: varies

RSVP Deadline: August 15, 2022 (maximum at 60)


Echo Park Immigration Center (EPIC) is a faith collective that provides essential resources, mentoring and career connections for our immigrant youth and their families from a decolonizing approach. We launched in 2021 in through Echo Park UMC to work in solidarity with our greater Los Angeles community. With YOUR help, we’re sure to achieve our fundraising goal of $25k as we expand our collective work in our community.

On behalf of the Echo Park Immigration Center (EPIC), we are excited to invite you to our very first Raíces Gala on Aug. 20, 2022, from 3-6pm. Join us to celebrate the historical roots (raíces) of EPIC within the immigration justice movement in Los Angeles as we honor important leaders in our community, share delicious refreshments, host a special musical performance and offer a silent auction with local art.

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EPIC Raíces Gala 2022 Program:

Program Emceed by Ernesto Rocha

Musical Performance by Talip Peshkepia

EPIC Honorees:

    • Guillermo Torres (CLUE Immigration Program Director and EPIC board member)
    • Jeanne Roe Smith (Campus Minister, Executive Director at Wesley Foundation UCLA and EPIC board member)
    • Canon Lydia Lopez (Elder in the Immigrant Rights Movement)

Silent Auction with Local LA Art from: Bobby & John August Swanson

Can’t make it to the event? Simply donate by CLICKING HERE. Checks can be mailed to Echo Park United Methodist Church (1226 N Alvarado St, Los Angeles, CA 90026). Please write “Raíces Gala – EPIC” in the memo line.

Online location will be provide upon RSVP.


For questions, contact Josh Lopez-Reyes at