|Los Angeles, CA.- Nearly 1,000 young advocates kick off electoral efforts in California to get new American citizens to register by October 22 and out to the polls in November. Goal is to reach 68,000.
Los Angeles – Coming off the heels of the two major national party conventions, nearly one thousand young advocates from throughout California, led by the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA), will launch this Saturday state-wide efforts to reach 68,000 new American voters and get them to the polls this November.
Electoral participation advocates are urging new citizens to register to vote by October 22 in order to participate in the November 6 national elections.
|WHAT:||Press event and door-to-door canvassing as part of a state-wide electoral campaign led by young immigrant advocates. Campaign targets immigrant voters.|
|WHEN:||Saturday, September 15, 2012, 10 a.m. Press Event10:45 a.m. canvassing door to door in the Pasadena area
236 West Mountain Street, Pasadena, CA 91103
|WHO:||Young immigrant advocatesFirst time voters, new American citizens
Local community leaders
Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles
|VISUALS:||Large California map, red and blue balloons, Voter Registration forms, large banner with slogan “New American Vote”, posters urging immigrants to vote.|
|Seize the Dream Now! – ¡Atrapa tu Sueño Ahora!|