FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 17, 2012
Francisco Lopez, Executive Director 503-269-5694
Erik Sorensen, Communications Director, 503-488-0263
Statewide Immigrant Action Day to be held in Salem on January 21st
Salem, Ore.-- On Saturday, January 21st , Causa will host it's 14th Annual Statewide Immigrant Action Day in Salem. The day long event will bring together delegations from Portland, Gresham, Cornelius, Hillsboro, Eugene, Springfield, Beaverton, Bend, Redmond, Madras, Sisters, Woodburn, Independence, Dayton, Dallas, Silverton, Lincoln City and St. Helens and Vancouver, Washington.
Immigrant Action Day 2012
Saturday January 21st, 10am-2pm
Chemeketa Community College Building 2
4000 Lancaster Dr NE
The focus of this year's Immigrant Action Day will include the following topics:
· Restoring driver's licenses for all in Oregon
· Stopping local law enforcement collaboration with ICE
· How to get involved with our children's education
· Getting your voice heard in the elections
· Equality for all members of our community
Lunch and childcare will be provided to those attending the event.
For more information or to RSVP, people should contact Christian Baeff at 503-737-7014
Sponsored by the Multicultural Center and the group JUNTOS at Chemeketa and the Coalitión Salem-Keizer Coalition for Equality and with the support of Voz Hispana and Mujeres Luchadoras Progresistas.
CAUSA, Oregon's Immigrant Rights Coalition, is the largest Latino and Latina civil and human rights and advocacy organization in the Pacific Northwest. We work to defend and advance immigrant rights through coordination with local, state, and national coalitions and allies. For more information, visit www.causaoregon.org