The National Hispanic Leadership Association Announces Strategy for "Latinos United for Immigration Reform"

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The NHLA, the first Latino-led coalition, will be hosting a press conference to announce their efforts through their campaign Latinos United for Immigration Reform, which will create grassroots mobilization campaign and 60 strategically-organized, immigration-focused town halls around the country to educate and mobilize the Latino community to support immigration reform.

The time to pass immigration reform is now and the opportunity will be seized in order to keep pressure on Congress to pass immigration reform this year—providing our community with legalization and a pathway to citizenship. That is why the NHLA will be hosting a press conference to announce their efforts through their campaign "Latinos United for Immigration Reform" to create:

  •          A grassroots mobilization campaign that is focused on ensuring the voice of the community is heard on Capitol Hill (comprises of online and phone bank efforts); and
  •          60 strategically-organized immigration-focused town halls around the country to educate and mobilize the Latino community to support immigration reform

WHO:     Hector Sanchez, Executive Director of the Labor Council for Latin American Advancement (LCLAA)
Brent Wilkes, National Executive Director, League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)
Janet Murguia, President and CEO, National Council of La Raza (NCLR)

WHAT:    News Briefing

WHEN:    Wednesday, March 27th, 2013, 9:30 A.M. to 10:30 A.M.

WHERE: Zenger Room, Press Club, 529 14th St NW Washington, DC 20045

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About LULAC
The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) is the nation’s largest and oldest civil rights volunteer-based organization that empowers Hispanic Americans and builds strong Latino communities. Headquartered in Washington, DC, with 900 councils around the United States and Puerto Rico, LULAC’s programs, services and advocacy address the most important issues for Latinos, meeting critical needs of today and the future. For more information, visit http://www.LULAC.org

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