Aug 3, 2014 4:53 PM by NBC News
Away from the groups of angry protestors outside detention facilities, a letter-writing campaign aims to send the undocumented children at the heart of the immigration border crisis a more positive message.
The "They Are Children" campaign, led by the California Endowment, a private health foundation aimed at expanding health care across the Golden State, is a grassroots initiative working to broadcast a "collective voice of compassion" for the undocumented children coming across the U.S.-Mexico border.
The foundation is calling on people across the country to send letters of support to the undocumented children who are being held in detention facilities while they wait to be processed by immigration officials. "They are Children" is also taking to social media, aiming to expand the reach of its message of compassion online.
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