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IMMIGRANT YOUTH AND FAITH-BASED COMMUNITIES UNITE TO CONTINUE THE FIGHT FOR IMMIGRANT RIGHTS

MEDIA ADVISORY
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
August 15, 2011
Media Contact:
Nancy Meza (424) 785-4013
nancymeza.ucla@gmail.com

Immigrant Youth and Faith-Based Communities Unite To Continue The Fight For Immigrant Rights

Undocumented immigrant youth have been at the forefront of the immigration battle across the United States. After a historic DREAM Act campaign in 2010, students have regained momentum and continue to organize at the national and local level. Long-time allies, inter-faith leaders, students and community members will join together to continue to fight for immigrant rights. In this Town Hall the faith-based community and  immigrant youth will come together and dialogue about issues such as immigration enforcement, deportations, access to higher education and other issues affecting the immigrant community.

What: Informational Town Hall on the future of the youth immigrant rights movement nationally and locally.

When: Tuesday, August 16th, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Where: Wilshire United Methodist Church 4350 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA

Who: United Methodist Church Immigration Task Force, Cal-Pac, Clergy and Laity United for Economic Justice (CLUE) – Los Angeles, Dream Team Los Angeles (DTLA), California Dream Team Alliance (CADTA), UCLA Labor Center – Dream Resource Center 

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