For Immediate Release: August 23, 2013
What: Community gathering on immigration reform featuring U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez
When: Monday, August 26 at 5:30 p.m.
Where: Court Square, Downtown Harrisonburg (80 Court Square, Harrisonburg, VA 22802)
Harrisonburg, Va.—Virginia Organizing will host a community gathering in support of comprehensive immigration reform with U.S. Representative Luis Gutierrez, a member of the House Judiciary Committee, on Monday, August 26 at 5:30 p.m. at Court Square.
Representative Gutierrez will be available to speak to media at 5 p.m.
“Virginia Organizing is very pleased to have such a high profile advocate for immigration reform with a path to citizenship speaking at this important event,” said Virginia Organizing Chairperson Sandra A. Cook.
“Representative Gutierrez’s voice will add to the ongoing debate about immigration reform. It is especially important that he is speaking on this topic in Harrisonburg, an area that has a large immigrant population looking forward to comprehensive reform,” said Cook.
For more information or to interview a spokesperson for Virginia Organizing, please contact Amanda Pohl at 804-337-1912 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Virginia Organizing is a non-partisan statewide grassroots organization that brings people together to create a more just Virginia.