COALITION OF 45 NATIONAL LATINO ORGANIZATIONS LAUNCH HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH OF ACTION AND MOBILIZATION WITH CONGRESSIONAL HISPANIC CAUCUS & ALLIES

09.13.2017
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MEDIA ADVISORY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

SEPTEMBER 13, 2017

 

**Thursday, September 14: 10:45 AM EDT**

COALITION OF 45 NATIONAL LATINO ORGANIZATIONS LAUNCH HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH OF ACTION AND MOBILIZATION WITH CONGRESSIONAL HISPANIC CAUCUS & ALLIES 

WASHINGTON—On Thursday, September 14, 2017, the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA), a coalition of the nation’s 45 preeminent Latino advocacy organizations, will rally with members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus in front of the White House to commence the Hispanic Heritage Month of Action with the goal of defending Latino and immigrant communities across the country.  At the center of these actions is protecting immigrant youth, their families and all immigrants after the Trump administration’s decision to rescind DACA. 

WHAT: 

Congressional Hispanic Caucus and Latino leaders launch Hispanic Heritage Month of Action with rally in front of the White House.

 

WHO:

 Congressman Joaquin Castro, Representing the 20th District of Texas 

Hector Sanchez Barba, Chair of the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda and Executive Director of the Labor Council for Latin American Advancement

Additional Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda, and representatives of allied organizations will also be participating 

 

WHEN & WHEN: Thursday, September 14, 2017
10:45 am EDT 
March from AFL-CIO building (815 16th Street NW, Washington, D.C.) to White House
11:15 am EDT Press availability in Lafayette Square, Washington D.C. 

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