For Immediate Release July 15, 2019
Contact: Samuel Molina at Samuelm@mifamiliavota.org or
Karina Martínez at firstname.lastname@example.org or 858-752-1262
California State Director of Mi Familia Vota Selected to Guide Immigrant Affairs Committee
Fresno, CA – Samuel Molina, state director for Mi Familia Vota was sworn in as a member of the Immigrant Affairs Committee on Monday, July 15th. The City of Fresno approved a resolution to establish the IAC, dedicated to addressing the needs and concerns of the immigrant community, in February. Members of this Committee will be advising the City of Fresno on issues related to immigrants.
“This committee is a result of long-time advocacy work and also the support of elected officials, whom voters selected,” said Molina. “Immigrants play an integral role to the success of our city but we can help maximize these accomplishments through the IAC. I am very glad to see our city council take this seriously and establish the IAC yet I hope to see a bigger commitment soon as our city continues to grow.”
Fifteen people of diverse backgrounds and fields will comprise the IAC. Molina is born and raised in Fresno and has been working for Mi Familia Vota for five years advocating for immigration reform changes on the local, state and federal level.
Mi Familia Vota is a national civic engagement organization that unites Latino, immigrant, and allied communities to promote social and economic justice through citizenship workshops, voter registration,
and voter participation. Mi Familia Vota has operations in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada, and Texas.