June 20, 2011
Francisco Lopez, Executive Director, 503.984.6816
Erik Sorensen, Communications Director, 503.488.0263
Illinois Congressman Luis Gutierrez to speak at Woodburn Gathering on June 27th
Woodburn, Ore. -- On Monday, June 27th, Illinois Congressman Luis Gutierrez will speak at a community meeting in Woodburn, Oregon. Congressman Gutierrez is a strong advocate for immigrant families and has worked tirelessly for passage of comprehensive immigration reform, legalization and the DREAM Act.
This will be the first time in Oregon history that a national leader on immigration reform will visit our state.
Congressman Gutierrez is traveling the nation on a Campaign for American Children & Families Tour to speak about:
- Passage of the DREAM Act for our youth
- Legalization & Comprehensive Immigration Reform for Immigrant Families
- The need for President Obama to sign an executive order stopping deportations and the separation of families
Community Meeting for Immigrant Families w/ Guest Speaker Congressman Luis V. Gutierrez (D-IL)Date & Time: Monday, June 27 at 6:00 p.m.
Woodburn High School
1785 North Front Street
Woodburn, OR 97071
This event is being sponsored by CAUSA Oregon, Pineros y Campesinos Unidos del Noroeste (PCUN), Latinos Unidos Siempre, Mano a Mano Family Center, Salem Keizer Coalition for Equality, Mujeres Luchadoras Progresistas, and Voz Hispana Causa Chavista.
CAUSA, Oregon's Immigrant Rights Coalition, is the largest Latino and Latina civil and human rights and advocacy organization in the Pacific Northwest. We work to defend and advance immigrant rights through coordination with local, state, and national coalitions and allies. For more information, visit www.causaoregon.org