Kathy Hersh is a member of Miami Friends Meeting. She is a writer and filmmaker. Her experiences as a journalist based in Latin American in the late 70's had a profound impact on her life's work and led to her convincement as a Quaker in 1990. She produced a documentary in 1983, THE NEW UNDERGROUND RAILROAD, about the church sanctuary movement in the 80's. It's relevance to today's immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexican border has resurrected its usefulness as a consciousness raising tool.