MILLIONS OF VOICES 4 IMMIGRATION REFORM COALITION
Founders: Gloria Saucedo, Javier Rodriguez, Raul Murillo & Juan Jose Gutierrez
MEDIA ADVISORY September 13. 2013
Contacts: Javier Rodriguez 213-909-3410 Adi Lira (818) 471-0362
“The California legislation that will provide the right of all the undocumented residing in the state to obtain the much coveted Drivers License, is an inspiring victory for all Undocumented Americans and all Californians.”
PRIMERA LLAMADA-First Call
WHAT: LA & VENTURA COUNTY SPANISH & ENGLISH LANGUAGE LATINO DJs WILL UNITE IN ANOTHER HISTORIC PRESS CONFERENCE. THIS TIME IN SUPPORT FOR THE “9/22 MILLIONS OF VOICES FOR IMMIGRATION REFORM NATIONAL MARCH.” MAYOR ERIC GARCETTI, SEN. KEVI N DELEON AND COUNCILMAN GIL CEDILLO HAVE BEEN INVITED TO JOIN THE NUMBER ONE RATED “EL MANDRIL, DON CHETO, HUMBERTO LUNA, RUBEN MIRANDA, VICTOR ROSAS, ALMA MENDOZA, ELIZABETH TAYLOR AND ALICIA GINA AND THE LIST IS GROWING FOR OTHER EXPECTED DJs AND LATINO PERSONALITIES, WHO IN UNISON, WILL CALL ON ALL LATINOS AND IMMIGRANTS NATIONALLY TO MARCH FROM COAST TO COAST AND PLACE THE FUTURE OF UNDOCUMENTED AMERICANS ONCE MORE ON TOP OF THE NATIONAL AGENDA BECAUSE THE UNFORTUNATE “DRUMS OF WAR ON SYRIA” DID HURT US.
WHEN: MONDAY 16 SEPT 2013 MEXICAN INDEPENDENCE DAY 1:00 PM
WHERE: LOS ANGELES CITY HALL 1st and Spring St. Steps
WHO: MILLIONS OF VOICES 4 IMMIGRATION REFORM
* The September 22 Grand March “Millions of Voices for Immigration Reform” with a path to citizenship continues to build momentum. The call made by the MV4IR Coalition has expanded nationally and from coast to coast there will be marches in Los Angeles, San Jose, Las Vegas, Tucson, Houston, Austin, Dallas, Miami and several more cities. Additionally, on the same day, hundreds of deportees living in Tijuana and Mexicali will also protest and close the US-Mexico Border to demand justice and the right to unite with their families in the US.
On Monday 9/16 Mexican Independence Day, at the press event, the DJs will be accompanied by Immigrant Rights leaders and organizations from Southern California such as the 15 chapters of Hermandad Mexicana; the Mexican Federations from Veracruz, Zacatecas, Oaxaca, Michoacán COFEM and the State of Guerrero’s Clubs CLUB JALEACA DE CATALAN, Pres. GAUDENCIO VELEZ, UNIDOS POR COPALA Pres. ANICETO CHETO POLANCO, GUERRERENSES RADICADOS EN LONG BEACH Pres. MIRIAM GALAN, CLUB RIO BALSAS Pres. GABRIEL PALACIOS, COMUNIDAD DE TIERRA CALIENTE, SAN JOSE POLIUTLA Pres. CARLOS EPIFAR, CLUB SAN JUAN MINA GUERRERENSE USA Pres. TEODORA ANACLETO NAVA, COMITE NUEVO GUERRERO Sec. NICOLAS PEREZ , CLUB ACAPULQUENOS BAHIA DE SANTA LUCIA Pres. ROMAN HERNANDEZ, FUNDACION CHAUTENGO Pres. OSCAR MARCIAL, CLUB IGUALA USA Pres. FEDRA SANCHEZ, ASOCIACION DE MAZATLECOS RADICADOS EN USA Pres. HECTOR BAUTISTA, CLUB DELFINES DE ACAPULCO Pres. JUAN ROMERO;
plus Central American leaders from 21 Guatemala Paisano Clubs, as well as more from Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Panama, Costa Rica and Belize; Additionally, religious leaders representing a broad network of churches including Evangelical, Pentecostals, and Protestant, councils, pastoral alliances, and ministers of autonomous churches; and finally, Coalition leaders Javier Rodriguez, Adi Lira, Juan Jose Gutierrez, Jorge Rodriguez, Raul Murillo, Oswaldo Cabrera, Sara Posada, Alicia Flores, Martha Ugarte, Ulysses Guerrero, Paco Moreno, Gloria Saucedo, Isabel Rodriguez, Laura Padilla, William Torres, Las Vegas Ruben Gonzalez, Perla Lagunas, Martha Samano, Maria Paniagua, Mauro Paniagua, Angel Morales, Luis Garcia and more.
* According to Cong. Jose Luis Gutierrez, there are now 40 Republican members of congress who have crossed over and now support immigration reform. Therefore it is critical to maximize pressure on the House Republicans leadership and forced them to take up the immigration reform legislation now.