Aug 22 2013

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Logo-1[Press Release] *Assemblyman Francisco Moya and New York City DREAMers hold Town Hall Event with Reshma Saujani* Queens, NY — Immigrant leaders and undocumented young people will launch DREAMers for Reshma tomorrow in support of Reshma Saujani’s campaign for New York City Public Advocate. The event will feature a video introduction from national DREAM activist Jose Antonio Vargas and a Town Hall forum with Assemblyman Francisco, lead sponsor of the New York State Dream Act, to bring together undocumented New Yorkers to share their stories, ask questions, and learn what the next Public Advocate can do to empower immigrant families.

As Deputy Public Advocate, Reshma partnered with the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) to create New York’s DREAM Fellowship to help hardworking undocumented immigrant students go to CUNY. The daughter of immigrant refugees, Reshma has been a national leader on the Dream Act and has made supporting DREAMers a key focus of her campaign for Public Advocate.

WHAT: DREAMers for Reshma Town Hall

WHO: Reshma Saujani, Assemblyman Francisco Moya, Cesar Vargas, NYC DREAMers 

WHERE: Jewish Center of Jackson Heights; 3706 77th St, Flushing, NYWHEN: Thursday, August 22, 2-4PM

RSVP: Charlotte Stone; 724-541-4020 

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