September 26, 2013
Rally and canvass in Greensboro for immigration reform
At 10 a.m. on October 5, faith, labor and civil rights groups in Greensboro will join in marches and rallies in over 40 cities calling for Congress to pass immigration reform with a pathway to citizenship that promotes family unity and protects workers’ rights. Participants will hold a rally speaking out on the importance of commonsense reform, followed by a canvass where they will encourage others in their communities to continue putting pressure on lawmakers.
What: Rally and canvass for immigration reform
Who: Working America, North Carolina State AFL-CIO, Teamster Local 391, State Employees Association of NC, SEIU, Guilford County NAACP
When: Saturday, Oct. 5, 10–10:30 a.m. rally followed by 11 a.m.–2 p.m. door canvass, 11 a.m.–2 p.m. canvass
Where: New Light Baptist Church, 1105 Willow Road, Greensboro, NC 27401
“We ask everyone to come out and join us as we take to the streets by knocking on doors and encouraging people to reach out to Rep. Coble,” said Working America State Director Carolyn Smith. “We cannot let the work of obstructionist lawmakers result in more families being torn apart by deportation and more worker exploitation by abusive employers. It’s time to raise our voices and makes sure Congress hears our call for dignity and respect.”
Working America has 30,000 members in Guilford County with 7,500 in Rep. Coble’s district, alone.
For more details on how to get involved please contact Carolyn Smith at (336) 392-2129 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Other actions in Asheboro, Rockingham County, Charlotte, and Wilmington
Supporters will also rally for commonsense immigration reform in Asheboro, Charlotte, Hamlet, and Wilmington on the evening of October 5th. For more info including rally site and start time, grab the flyer for the event nearest you: