March 8, 2007
MEDIA ADVISORY
FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION

Contacts:
English: Jorge-Mario Cabrera 213-385-7800
Spanish: Gerardo Velazco 213-346-3216
Korean: Yongho Kim 323-937-3718

News media are advised of the following press opportunity and information.

Los Angeles Performers and Entertainers Call Upon Angelenos to Lend their Voice for a Humane Immigration Reform and Attend Forum on March 25, 2007 at LA Sports Arena

WHAT?
Press conference featuring artists and entertainers announcing the First Annual Immigrant Communities Forum “Justice for Our Families Now” to be held on Sunday, March 25, 2007 at the LA Sports Arena. More than 10,000 persons are expected to attend. The focus of the community forum is to educate, entertain, and mobilize Los Angeles in relation to a just and humane immigration reform bill and three other community priorities. To gain access to the Forum, community members are asked to bring a blank envelope and a .39 cent stamp. Letters will be written to their congress representatives and mailed upon the conclusion of the forum. A variety of speakers and entertainment will be presented on March 25, 2007.

WHO?
Entertainers including Juan Rivera, Carmen del Valle, Vilma y La Sonora Dinamita, Trueno Norteño, and immigrant rights community leaders will present more event details and answer questions. Coordinating organizations include APALC, CHIRLA, CARECEN, COFEM, Hermandad Mexicana Nacional, KRC, NAKASEC, NALEO Educational Fund, and SALEF.

WHEN?
Friday, March 9, 2007
11:30 a.m.

WHERE?
LA Sports Arena (doors facing Figueroa Street)
3939 South Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90037

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Aniversario del 25 de marzo estara marcado por una masiva
Movilizacion de miles de personas en el sports arena de los angeles exigiendo al congreso que apruebe reforma migratoria

¿QUE?:
Organizaciones en favor de los derechos de los inmigrantes, convocan a una conferencia de prensa para anunciar una reunión masiva este 25 de marzo de 2007- Justicia para Nuestras Familias, Ahora- para marcar el primer aniversario de las actividades cívicas masivas que se realizaron el pasado 25 de marzo, 10 de abril, y primero de Mayo del 2006, para pedir entre otras cosas una reforma migratoria humana y comprensiva.

¿QUIEN?:
El Consejo de Federaciones Mexicanas en Norteamérica (COFEM), the Central American Resource Center (CARECEN), Coalition for Humane Immigrants Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA), Hermandad Mexicana Nacional, National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials Educational Fund (NALEO Educational Fund), National Korean American Service and Education Consortium (NAKASEC), y otras organizaciones, estarán presentes para anunciar el propósito de la movilización y reunión masiva, agenda, y los posibles resultados.

¿CUANDO?:
Conferencia de Prensa: Jueves, 15 de febrero de 2007, 11:00 a.m.

¿DONDE?:
Los Angeles Memorial Sport Arena, 3939 South Figueroa Street,
Los Angeles, CA 90037