Causa Oregon and PCUN participated in the National Citizenship Campaign Kick-off with the National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA) and other organizations around the United States. They trained 25 new Citizenship Coaches to help during Citizenship Assistance Events happening in April and June.
“We are very excited to have been a part of the national launch on Saturday”, said Luis Guerra, Causa’s Citizenship Assistance Program Coordinator. “It was inspiring to have the 25 leaders attend the volunteer training so that they can assist people who want to become U.S. Citizens.”
The training took place at Rural Organizing Project’s (ROP) Latino Retreat in Dayton. The retreat brought leaders together from different Latino-based organizations from around Oregon-- many from rural communities that Causa alone would have had difficulty reaching.
There are two (2) upcoming events in Oregon that Causa is coordinating with SOAR Immigration Legal Services– a branch of Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon (EMO), Immigration Counseling Services (ICS) and the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). They are as follows:
April 28th, 10 AM
St. Matthews Episcopal Church
11229 NE Prescott St.
June 2nd, 10 AM
United Church of Christ
700 Marion St. NE
For questions about Causa’s Citizenship Assistance Program, please contact program coordinator Luis Guerra at luis(at)causaoregon.org or at Causa’s hotline at 1-855-884-2287
About the Campaign and Causa’s Citizenship program