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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

Stephanie Gustafson
Communications, Together Colorado

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.


Together Colorado is a non-partisan, multi-racial, multi-faith community organization that unlocks the power of people to transform their communities through community organizing.