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Voto Latino, Mi Familia Vota, iAmerica and more than 400 Partners Launch Hispanic Heritage Month of Action with Events Across the Country

09.14.2016

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MEDIA ADVISORY

Media Contact:

Mario Carrillo | 915.449.6463 | mariocarrillo@votolatino.org

Felipe Benitez | 202.215.9664 | felipeb@mifamiliavota.org

María Ponce| 202.394.2139 | maria.ponce@seiu.org

 Voto Latino, Mi Familia Vota, iAmerica and more than 400 Partners Launch Hispanic Heritage Month of Action with Events Across the Country

Hispanic Heritage Month of Action aims to register record number of Latinos

WASHINGTON, D.C. – September 14, 2016 – Voto Latino, Mi Familia Vota and iAmerica will launch Hispanic Heritage Month on September 15 with events across the country, including events open to the press in Los Angeles, New York City, Denver, Chicago, Phoenix, Fresno, Orlando and Las Vegas. More than 400 partners, including Google, Airbnb, Spotify, Planned Parenthood, and others, have currently signed up to take part in HHMA in an online and on-the-ground effort to register a record number of Latinos.

With more than 27.3 million Latinos eligible to vote in 2016, Hispanic Heritage Month of Action will serve as the cornerstone initiative in voter registration to build political power for the  Latino community and will run from September 15 through October 15.

 

HHMA LAUNCH EVENTS OPEN TO THE PRESS

 

City: Las Vegas, NV.

Date: September 15, 2016

Time: 1:00PM/ PT

Location: Enchiladas De Mamá

Renaissance Center East, 2250 E Tropicana Ave #20, Las Vegas, NV 89119

Special Invited Guests: Nevada Assemblyman Nelson Araujo

Partners: SEIU, MFV, CHISPA-NV

 

City: Los Angeles, CA.

Date: September 15, 2016

Time: 10:00 a.m. PT

Location: City Hall

200 N Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Partners: MFV, CHIRLA, SEIU, California Latinas for Reproductive Justice

 

City:  New York City, NY

Date: September 15, 2016

Time: 10 a.m. ET

Location: Corona Plaza 103rd Street

 

City:  Denver, CO

Date: September 14, 2016

Time: 3:00 pm MT (NOTE: This will be a rally)

Location: 700th block of Santa Fe

 

City:  Chicago, IL

Date: September 15, 2016

Time: 10 AM

Location: Plaza De Las Americas

420 N. Michigan, Chicago, IL 60601

 

City:  Phoenix, AZ

Date: September 15, 2016

Time: 12:00 PM

Location: El Guero Tire Shop

422 E Broadway Rd Phoenix AZ 85040

 

City:  Fresno, CA

Date: September 15, 2016

Time: 1:30 PM PT

Location: Fresno City Hall

2600 Fresno St, Fresno, CA 93721

 

City:  Orlando, FL

Date: September 15, 2016

Time: 10:00 AM ET

Location: 5449 S Semoran Blvd, Suite 19A, Orlando FL

 

City: Houston, TX

Date: September 16, 2016

Time: 1:30 p.m. Central Time

Location: Houston City Hall

901 Bagby Street. Houston, TX 77002

 

For more information about Hispanic Heritage Month of Action, visit www.HHMAction.com.

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About Voto Latino

Voto Latino is a pioneering civic media organization that seeks to transform America by recognizing Latinos’ innate leadership. Through innovative digital campaigns, pop culture, and grassroots voices, we provide culturally relevant programs that engage, educate and empower Latinos to be agents of change. Together, we aim to build a stronger and more inclusive democracy. To learn more about Voto Latino, visit www.VotoLatino.org. Also engage Voto Latino on Facebook at www.FB.com/VotoLatino, on Twitter at www.twitter.com/VotoLatino, and on Instagram at www.instagram.com/VotoLatino

 

About Mi Familia Vota

Mi Familia Vota is a national non-profit organization that unites Latino, immigrant, and allied communities to promote social and economic justice through increased civic participation by promoting citizenship, voter registration, and voter participation. Mi Familia Vota is one of the premiere Latino civic engagement organizations in the country with operations in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada, and Texas. www.mifamiliavota.org

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About iAmerica

We are a national campaign driven by diverse organizations, created to offer informational tools and interactive opportunities for immigrants and their families to become full participants in our nation’s democracy.  From finding trusted legal resources to assisting eligible citizens to register to vote, iAmerica.org houses the solution you need to inform, inspire and impact your future and America’s legacy

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