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Jorge-Mario Cabrera Director of Communications Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA)

Los Angeles – On Thursday, April 5, 2012, the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles will hold a Spring Gala to celebrate twenty-six years of proud work on behalf of immigrants and refugees in Los Angeles.  Titled “Pathways to Promise”, the always fun and inspirational fete will honor leadership and vision.

The evening’s honorees include California Dream Act architect Assemblyman Gil Cedillo, community shepherd Stewart Kwoh, immigration attorney Members of the Los Angeles Raids Response Network, and The Members and Leaders of the Los Angeles Clean Carwash Campaign.  Telemundo anchor/reporter Ana Patricia Candiani hosts the evening’s program and Soul What! plays live.  A silent action features, amongst other things, jewelry, gift baskets, artwork, prints, books, a vacation home in Hawaii, and two round-trip airline tickets.

WHAT:            “Pathways to Promise”, CHIRLA Spring Gala 2012, a recognition of leadership and vision in support of immigrant rights.


WHEN:            Thursday, April 5, 2012.

VIP Reception:  5:30 p.m.

Dinner:  6:00 p.m.

Program:  6:45 p.m.

Live Music and Dancing:  8:00 p.m.

WHERE:          Park Plaza, 607 South Park View St., Los Angeles, CA  90057


WHO:             Congresswoman Judy Chu

Assemblyman Gilbert Cedillo

LA City Councilman Jose Huizar

APALC President and Executive Director Stewart Kwoh

Telemundo Anchor/Reporter Ana Patricia Candiani, Master of Ceremonies

Attorney Members of the Los Angeles Raids Rapid Response Network

Leaders of the first unionized Car Wash in the country

Lavinia Limón, President/CEO, U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants



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