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Upcoming Events

Dance for Dignity

A Benefit for Local Immigrants

Saturday, March 14, 2020 

7:30 pm to 10:30 pm

First Parish, 630 Massachusetts Ave., Arlington, MA

Come join your friends and neighbors for an evening of great music, dancing and comradery, while benefiting those seeking refuge in local communities. 

The night will feature the highly danceable music of Stanley and the Undercovers playing classic rock from the ’60s and ’70s, as well as a range of international desserts.  A cash bar will be available.  


Have fun while helping reach the goal to raise $25,000 to support local immigrants and refugees.  All funds from this benefit will be shared by the ArCS Cluster and the United Legal Defense Fund for Immigrants.


Event page for ticket sales coming soon!  


Interested in being an event sponsor?  Contact contact Stanley Pollack at Stanleyandtheundercovers (at) gmail.com.

In the News

Arlington Volunteers Recognized for Supporting Asylum Seekers

Arlington Advocate

November 18, 2019

Eric Segal and Linnea Olsson accepted the award for outstanding community service from the Refugee Immigration Ministry on behalf of ArCS Cluster.

Gifts of Hope: The Arlington Food Pantry connects with asylum seekers

Arlington Advocate

December 18, 2018

Local Group Expands Support for Refugees

American Towns

November 13, 2018

Walk for Refugees set for June 24

Cambridge Chronicle

Jun 20, 2018 

Volunteers help refugees ease into life in new land

The Boston Globe

Apr 26, 2018

New group supports transition for asylum seekers in Cambridge 

Wicked Local Cambridge

Feb 13, 2018

Arlington Residents Form Group to Help Asylum Seekers

Wicked Local Arlington

Jan 24, 2018

Immigration: The Story of Us All

WEBN-TV Boston

This WEBN special report about the difficulties faced by asylum seekers includes an interview with ArCS Cluster co-founder Eric Segal (go to minute 13). ​

Press Releases