Date(s) - 11/20/2013
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Crossing the Bridge for Immigration Reform – The Walk
Walk with us from Arlington Virginia to U.S. Capitol (area # 10) and talk with representative Eric Cantor and Bob Goodlatte.
To see full route, please click HERE
For the AGENDA, click HERE
WHO: Members of Virginia Coalition for Immigrant Rights (VACIR), DREAMers of Virginia, faith community, unions, advocacy organizations and everybody who understands the urgency of immigration reform
WHAT: Walk from Arlington, Virginia to the Capitol in DC. Start from Saint Charles Borromeo Catholic Church at 3304 Washington Blvd Arlington, VA 22201 cross the Key Bridge, and march through Georgetown to get to the US Capitol (area # 10). We will convene at Lutheran Church of the Reformation 212 East Capitol Street, NE Washington, DC 20003-1036 for resting and planning legislative visit. The walkers will call upon Congressional leaders to address the issue of immigration reform with due urgency and pass reform legislation that includes a path to citizenship for the 11 million undocumented immigrants residing in the United States.
Walkers will deliver petitions to Congressman Eric Cantor. Please sign the PETITION here
WHEN: Wednesday, November 20th at 9:00 a.m-2:30 p.m.
WHERE: The walk begins at Saint Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, 3304 Washington Blvd Arlington, VA 22201, and ends at US. Capitol area # 10 (We will convene at Lutheran Church of the Reformation 212 East Capitol Street, NE Washington, DC 20003-1036 for resting and planning legislative visit)
For more information contact Edgar Aranda-Yanoc at firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-772-1555 or Hareth Andrade at Harethi.email@example.com
Organized by: Virginia Coalition for Immigrant Rights (VACIR), Virginia Coalition of Latino Organizations (VACOLAO), DREAMers of Virginia, DREAMer Families in Action, Coalition of Asian Pacific Americans of Virginia (CAPAVA), Just Neighbors, NOVA Presente, St. Charles Borromeo Church, Saint John’s Episcopal Church, Boat People SOS Inc. and National Korean American Service & Education Consortium (NAKASEC). In collaboration with: The American Federation of Labor and Congress of International Organizations, United We Dream and The Alliance for Citizenship. Endorsed by: the Northern Virginia Labor Federation
Bookings are closed for this event.