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Faith Leaders Holding an Accountability Vigil for Citizenship Today at Rep. Coffman's Office

Human Dignity & Just Immigration Reform

August 27, 2013

Media Advisory

August 27, 2013

Media Contact:
Patty Lawless
Community Organizer, Together Colorado
Patty@togetherco.org
720.297.7091

Stephanie Gustafson
Communications, Together Colorado
Stephanie@togetherco.org
720.838.6392


FAITH LEADERS HOLDING AN ACCOUNTABILITY VIGIL FOR CITIZENSHIP AT REP. COFFMAN'S OFFICE
Together Colorado's faith communities ask Coffman to take leadership role and push for immigration vote with Boehner

What: Faith leaders, clergy, and allies of Together Colorado are expected to participate in an accountability vigil for citizenship at Congressman Mike Coffman's office today on Tuesday, August 27, 2013, from 3 -5 p.m. Rep. Coffman spoke to Together Colorado faith leaders on July 28, 2013 and committed to taking a leadership role and would meet with Boehner to bring a vote on immigration reform in the House floor. Together Colorado faith leaders are holding Rep. Coffman accountable to his commitment.

Why: Together Colorado's faith communities want to move Rep. Coffman to take a leadership role and push for vote in the House, now that he supports a path to citizenship for 11 million aspiring Americans. Leaders want Coffman to take leadership in Congress in bringing immigration reform to a vote. Coffman can influence Speaker Boehner and the Republican Congressmen in Colorado.

Where: Rep. Coffman’s office, 3300 S. Parker Rd, Aurora, CO. ( I-225 & Parker Rd. Follow signs to Vaughn Way, right on Heather Gardens Way, 3300 Building on the right.)

When: Tuesday, August 27, 2013 from 3 - 5 p.m.

Who: There will be faith leaders, clergy, youth, allies, and aspiring Americans with Together Colorado.

Sound: There will be chants, testimonies, and prayers to challenge Coffman.

Visuals: Marching, chants, testimonies, prayers, American flags, and posters for citizenship for 11 million aspiring Americans.

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