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“Su Voz, Mi Voto” Press Conference Thursday, April 19, 2012, at 12:30pm ET

In NLLSA on April 18, 2012 by NLLSA Chair

UNDOCUMENTED YOUTH WITH CHC TO LAUNCH CIVIC ENGAGEMENT CAMPAIGN FOCUSING ON LATINOS

Washington, D.C.:  Tomorrow, members of DRM Capitol Group and the iDREAM campaign, along the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, will hold a press conference to announce the launch of a new civic engagement campaign to engage Latinos called “Su Voz, Mi Voto,” or in English, “Their Voice, My Vote.” The program’s goal is to motivate and educate Latino voters that their vote in 2012 will be the voice for their undocumented friends, family members and classmates.
 
WHAT: Press Conference on “Su Voz, Mi Voto” and Latino engagement
 
WHEN: Thursday, April 19, 2012, 12:30 pm ET
 
WHERE: House Triangle position in Washington, DC
 
WHO:
  • Erick Garcia- Arizona undocumented youth
  • Jose Manuel Godinez- Florida Undocumented youth who graduated from law school
  • Lucy Allain- New York undocumented youth who confronted Romney on his DREAM Act stance
  • Daniela Rodriguez- Latino voter from Maryland 
  • Members of the  Hispanic Caucus: 
    • Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairman Charles Gonzalez (TX-20)
    • Rep. Luis Gutierrez (IL-4), Immigration Task Force Chairman
    • Rep. Rep. Raúl Grijalva (AZ-7)
    • Rep. Xavier Becerra (CA-31)
    • Rep.  Nydia Velázquez (NY-12)
    • Rep. Rubén Hinojosa (TX-15), First Vice Chairman
    • Rep. Silvestre Reyes (TX-16)
    • Rep. Joe Baca (CA-43)
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DRM Capitol Group serves as a voice for undocumented youth and lobbying arm of the dream movement. Our work ensures that undocumented youth are represented in the halls of power and are correctly and directly informed of the actions of Congress, Executive Agencies, and the Courts.
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