Local Groups Rally for Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Rally Supports the Events in Washington DC

Members of the Central Coast Coalition for Immigration Reform include local labor unions, religious groups and nonprofit agencies.

The purpose of the Coalition for Immigration Reform / Central Coast has been to mobilize all of these different organizations towards one common goal of pushing for fair comprehensive immigration reform with a path to Citizenship.

In support of national mobilization events in Washington DC and across the country, the local immigration coalition will hosting a press conference that will include speakers that will tell their personal immigration stories along with a report of the number of local jurisdictions that have passed resolutions in support of comprehensive immigration with a path to citizenship.

What: Announcement of a mobilization campaign across the Central Coast to grow support for common sense immigration reform, along with speakers share their personal immigration stories.

Where: Monterey County BOS Building, 168 W. Alisal St, Salinas, 93901.

When: Wednesday, April 10, at Noon

Who: Coalition for Immigration Reform/ Central Coast members and their supporters

Other local events on April 10 in the area:

Noon-1 PM – Santa Cruz:  Vigil at Ocean & Water Streets.  Human bill-boarding.  For more information: Brittany Moore, Co-Lead, Coalition for Immigration Reform/Santa Cruz County, 916-402-0617bmooresc@gmail.com.

6:30-7:30 PM – Watsonville: Candlelight vigil at Watsonville Plaza.  Bring your candles and signs.  For more information: Julian Posadas, Lead, Coalition for Immigration Reform/Watsonville, 805-324-2524posadas_julian@yahoo.com.

6:00-7:00 PM – Hollister: Vigil at San Juan and Miller Rds. Human bill. For more information: Nestor Rivera, Coalition for Immigration Reform/ San Benito County, 510-517-2730nestorr@seiu-ultcw.org.

For more information about the Coalition for Immigration Reform/Central Coast, contact: Glen Schaller, Political Coordinator, Monterey Bay Central Labor Council, 831-325-8575political@mbclc.org.

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