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ONE CALIFORNIA - Immigrant Day 2014

Immigrant day MC





New Latthivongskorn, Pre-Health Dreamers

New emigrated from Thailand to the United States’ San Francisco Bay Area when he was nine years old and is now a recent graduate from the University of California-Berkeley, with a bachelor’s degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology. As a New American Scholar of Educators for Fair Consideration, a non-profit organization supporting students in higher education, he shares his personal immigration experience to portray a different side of “DREAMers”. Most importantly, he continues to speak out as an Asian undocumented youth to increase visibility of API communities in immigration reform, reframe the public’s perception, and create a community for other API undocumented youth.

priority items (Click For Summary):

SB 1005 (Lara) Health for All Act

AB 1876 (Quirk) Phone Justice

Naturalization Services Program


California Asian & Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus

California Community Foundation*

California Latino Legislative Caucus Foundation*

California Legislative Black Caucus

California Legislative Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Caucus

California Legislative Women’s Caucus

Teamsters Joint Council 7*

*A special thank you to the California Community Foundation, the California Latino Legislative Caucus Foundation, and the Teamsters Joint Council 7 for their donations to this event. 

support immigrant day!


For many grassroots leaders, Immigrant Day is their first opportunity to meet with state representatives to discuss issues that impact their daily lives.

Your contribution at any amount is crucial and will help Immigrant Day be larger and more inclusive.  

For more information regarding donations please contact Gina Da Silva at

For More Information:

Gina Da Silva
Program Coordinator
Ph: 510.451.4882 ext.304

REGISTER NOW to attend Immigrant Day!

Join hundreds of immigrants and advocates from across California for a day of advocacy, education and unity. Immigrant Day 2014 will raise a unified voice in Sacramento in support of state legislative proposals that advance immigrant integration and prosperity for all Californians.


Monday - May 19, 2014
8am - 4pm*
West Steps (10th Street), State Capitol

2014 Immigrant Day Policy Platform (En Español)
Add your organization's support!
(Endorsements will be shared with legisators at Immigrant Day.) 

*Please arrive by 9am. Details for the program are below.

day of Information for participants

Registration - Please check in with your point person regarding the details for your organization, including lunch and the legislative visits. The point person will check-in their group's arrival and pick up materials.

*Walk Ins - If you haven't registered please see the link below for instructions on signing up.

Parking - Street parking near the capitol has 1 and 2 hour time limits. We recommend arriving early and parking in one of the garages between 7th and 9th on L Street. There is special pricing if you arrive before 9/10am. If you park on the street, the meters surrounding the perimeter of the capitol accept coins and credit cards.

Wireless - There is no wifi connection in the capitol. For nearby hotspots: Click Here

Restrooms - The state capitol has restrooms on several floors, including near the cafeterias on the 6th floor and in the basement.

Nearby Breakfast & Lunch Options- Arriving early or coordinating a separate lunch for your group? Click here for nearby eateries.  

how to prepare?

RESOURCES & MATERIALS have been emailed to your organization's point person. Contact for more details.

Please contact your point person for the link to sign up for the webinar training. Contact for more details.

CIPC Spring Webinar Series - Join these webinars to learn more about the bills on the Immigrant Day platform:

Access to Education
Tuesday, May 13th, 12-1pm - Register Now
AB 2000** and SB 1210**

Ending Unjust Detentions & Deportation Policies
Wednesday, May 14th, 11-12pm - Register Now
SB 1310* and AB 1876*

Access to Health & Public Benefits
Thursday, May 15th, 12-1pm- Register Now
SB 1005* and AB 2345**

*Immigrant Day 2014 Priority Bill
**Immigrant Day 2014 Additional Bill


The deadline for regular registration has passed. Please click here to register your organization as a walk-in participant.

registration fees

Click Here: Understanding Immigrant Day Registration Fees






General Registration

Deadline has passed.

Travel Registration

Deadline has passed

Lunch Registration

Deadline has passed

Post - Deadline Registration


After May 1st -  No.*

Electronic materials only.** Check with Immigrant Day coordinator.***
* Participant packets will be provided electronically by CIPC and participants can choose to print them for day of use.
** Immigrant Day-requested legislative visits are limited to constituents and may be capped due to registration numbers.

*A list of local eateries is available here.
**Participant packets will be provided electronically by CIPC and participants can choose to print them for day of use.
*** Immigrant Day-requested legislative visits are limited to constituents and may be capped due to registration numbers.


The deadline for scholarship applications has passed.


8:00 – 9:30 AM* - Registration & Morning Activities
*We ask all registrants to aim for a 9am arrival. Provide time to find parking (see details below).
-Assistance for Legislative Visits
-9AM Ice Breaker

9:20 – 9:50 AM    Interfaith Procession (optional)
9:50 – 11 AM    Rally
11:30 – 12:00 PM    Legislative Visits
12:00 – 12:30 PM    Lunch
12:30 – 12:50 PM    Musical Performance by Jodama Drumming
12:40 – 3:00 PM*    Legislative Visits & Afternoon Activities
-Art Activities
-Letter Writing
-Social Media/Photo Booth

transportation details

CIPC is coordinating buses to Sacramento for Los Angeles, the Bay Area, the South Bay, and Fresno. Please see the planned itineraries below. Registrants who purchase bus seats will be notified in advance of changes to the planned itineraries.

Fresno (BUS IS FULL)

Departure Time: 6AM - Monday, May 19th

Departure Location: TBD

Depart Sacramento: 3 pm

South Bay (BUS IS FULL)

Departure Time: 7AM- Monday, May 19th

Departure Location: 1425 Koll Circle Suite 109 San Jose, CA 95112

Depart Sacramento: 3:30 pm

Los Angeles & Orange County (BUS IS FULL)

OC Departure Time: 10PM - Sunday, May 18th

1st Departure Location: OC Civic Center (20 Civic Center Plaza, Santa Ana)

LA Departure Time: 11PM - Sunday, May 18th

LA Departure Location: Korean Resource Center (900 S. Crenshaw Blvd. Los Angeles)

Depart Sacramento: 3 pm - Monday, May 19th

Bay Area (BUS IS FULL)

Departure Time: 7AM- Monday, May 19th

Departure Location: 938 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA

Depart Sacramento: 3:15pm- Monday, May 19th

legislative trainings & Guidelines for VISITS

CIPC will schedule visits will legislative offices based on district information provided by attendees during registration. Coordinators will be in touch with point persons to finalize a list of visit facilitators and visit assignments. Assignments will be based only on the registrant's constituency.  Please contact your point person for the schedule of visits.

Please consult the Legislative Guidlines one pager for details about legislative visits. (click here)


Webinar Training on Monday, May 12 - 10am to 12pm

Please contact your point person for the link to sign up for the webinar training. Contact for more details.


Legislative Visit Facilitator

If your organization has a member who has participated in visits with elected leaders previously, please consider asking them to volunteer as a visit facilitator. The facilitator is responsible for the following:

  • Prep Facilitation: Participants will meet in front of the leg office 10-15 minutes prior to the scheduled time. Please facilitate this time to coordinate who will speak on what issue and in what order.
  • Leg Visit Leadership: Help direct/keep the visits focused if the conversation starts to veer. Assign or play timekeeper as many visits are likely to have multiple participants.
  • Report Back Forms: Complete a Report Back form (part of Visit packet provided by CIPC).


Please note that CIPC is unable to provide interpreters for visits. Please pair your group accordingly so that monolingual participants will have an interepreter during visits.



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