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Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Equality Assembly to take place on October 5th in Portland

September 20, 2011

Equality Assembly to take place on October 5th in Portland

Portland, Ore. -- On October 5th, in collaboration with Vecinos de Alerta, SOMOS, PPE, and La Iglesia de San Miguel, Causa, Oregon’s Immigrant Rights Organization will hold an Equality Assembly in Portland. This event is part of a campaign to speak to local leaders and raise awareness about issues important to the Latino Community.

What: Portland Equality Assembly
When: Wednesday, October 5th from 6-8 p.m.
Where: Rigler School, 5401 NE Prescott St, Portland Oregon
Local elected leaders will be present to hear testimony from community members in support of:
  •  Stopping local law enforcement collaboration with ICE
  •  Passing Tuition Equity, so all Oregon students can afford higher education, regardless of immigration status
  • Supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) members of our community
  • Restoring driver’s license access to all Oregonians, regardless of immigration status
For more information about this event, please contact Aeryca Steinbauer at 503-488-0259 or


Causa, Oregon's Immigrant Rights Organization, is the largest Hispanic civil and human rights and grassroots advocacy organization in the Pacific Northwest. We work to defend and advance immigrant rights through coordination with local, state, and national coalitions and allies.


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