|National Teleconference on Immigration Reform Nov. 18th, 8 pm EST/5 pm PST|
On November 18th the Reform Immigration FOR America Campaign (RI4A) will host a national teleconference with Congressman Luis Guittierez who will discuss his intention to introduce comprehensive immigration reform legislation before the end of the year.
Hosting a partyWe are asking organizations and individuals to host an event at your home or community center for 10-15 people (or more if you have the capacity). Participants will be asked to listen and participate in the teleconference and then have a follow up discussion about the needs of AAPI communities and how AAPIs can get more involved in campaigning for immigration reform.
Hosts/organizers should register their events on the Reform Immigration FOR America website at http://salsa.wiredforchange.com/o/5691/t/5354/content .jsp?content_KEY=2968. Participants call also register.
AGENDA FOR THE EVENT: This is a suggested agenda for the event, but hosts/organizers can adapt as needed:
4:30PM PST/7:30PM EST: Participants arrive, sign in and get food
4:50PM PST/7:50PM EST: Welcome and overview by the Host, info on organizations
5PM PST/8PM EST: Join the Teleconference
5:30PM PST/8:30PM EST: Using discussion
questions (provided by AAJC/APALC) to have a follow up discussion with participants.
5:55 PM PST/8:55 PM EST: Ask participants to sign post cards and participate in other campaign actions (text campaign, facebook, petition, writing op-eds)
6 PM PST/9PM EST: Adjourn
We will provide the following materials to all hosts: Sign in sheets
Brochures on AAPI immigration needs
AAPI-specific Post Cards for Immigration Reform
Handbills for the RI4A Text-in Campaign
Staff contact for any questions/needs
Stamped Envelopes for Report Backs
Hosts/organizers will be expected to do the following: Register the event at http://salsa.wiredforchange.com/o/5691/t/5354/content .jsp?content_KEY=2968
Report back to APAP and AAJC/APALC by mailing the sign in sheet, post cards and having a short discussion with the staff contact.
Please let us know if you can join us.
Asian Pacific Americans for Progress