Reverend Alison Harrington

The Reverend Alison J. Harrington became Southside's Pastor in January 2009, the small church that in the 1980s started the sanctuary movement. May 2014, she opened its doors to provide sanctuary to a family for the first time in 30 years. In 2010 she was named one of Tucson’s 40 under 40 and in 2011 was awarded the Beatitudes Society Brave Preacher Award.

Stories by Reverend Alison Harrington

Turn on the Lights for America’s Undocumented Children

When clergy are denied access to children housed in Border Patrol detention centers, it raises a question: Are the conditions even worse than we feared?