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Immigrant Day 2013

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For more information, please contact:

Gina Da Silva
Program Coordinator
Ph: 510.451.4882 ext.304


Want to make a contribution to 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. Donate Online


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May 20, 2013 - This year's event One CA marked the 17th anniversary of the celebration and advocacy for various CA immigrant communities! Over 500 participants from all over California traveled to Sacramento to advocate for the One CA 2013 Policy Platform by participating in over 100 visits with their state representatives at the State Capitol.

Thank you to all the community members, leaders, and activists for your commitment to advancing fair policies that support immigrant communities and move our state forward towards prosperity as One California!

Check out the news coverage of Immigrant Day 2013 here.

Co-sponsored by:

The California Asian & Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus · The California Latino Legislative Caucus · The California Legislative Black Caucus · The California Legislative Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Caucus · The California Legislative Women’s Caucus.

*All photographs were taken by Immigrant Day volunteer, Brooke Anderson. To see the full list of pictures please visit our Facebook page: Click Here

thank you to immigrant day Donors

California Labor Federation
Dominican Sisters of San Rafael
Ignacio Hernandez
Mark Masaoka
Placer People of Faith Together
UFCW Local 5
UFCW Western States Council

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Immigrant Day MC
Reverend Deborah Lee
East Bay Interfaith Immigration Coalition



Immigrant Day 2013 was kicked off by an interfaith ceremony & procession followed by powerful testimony and speeches from community members and legislators.



Art Pulaski - Executive-Secretary Treasurer, California Labor Federation

Cho Yong Hak (Korean Resource Center)

(pictured left)
Cho Yong Hak -Korean Resource Center-

(pictured right)
New Latthivongskorn -Asian Law Caucus/ASPIRE-


(pictured left)
Ana Vilma Sanchez
-Mujeres Unidas y Activas,California Domestic Workers Coalition-

(pictured right)
Moises Escalante
-Pueblo de Fe-

Cindy Wang - Asian Resources, Inc.


Assemblymember Paul Fong

Chair of the Asian & Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus



Assemblymember V Manuel Perez

Vice Chair of the Latino Legislative Caucus



Assemblymember Rob Bonta  

Author of Immigrant Day priority bill AB 175




legislative visits

Immigrant Day attendees participated in over 100 legislative visits with their state representatives. For many this is their first time visiting Sacramento and engaging in the legislative process.

Participants advocate for positive pro-Immigrant policies with Senator Wolk

regional leads

This year CIPC worked with regional leads from across California to finalize planning for Immigrant Day. We thank them for their engagment and work on the planning of this great day!

Amparo Cid - California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation
Ana Garcia - Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles
Dalia Rubiano Yedidia - Mujeres Unidas y Activas
Elizabeth Maldonado Robinson - Interfaith Committee for Worker Justice of San Diego County
Erika Sarmiento - Dolores Street Community Services
Fernando Romero - Justice for Immigrants Coalition of Inland Southern California
Jonathan Bibriesca - Orange County Dream Team
Jongran Kim - Korean Resource Center
Jorge Cabrera - Dream Team LA
Mary Helen Doherty - Unitarian Universalist Legislative Ministry California
Ramon Urbano - Unitarian Universalist Legislative Ministry California
Rev. Lindi Ramsden - Unitarian Universalist Legislative Ministry California
Sabina Gonzalez - Communities for a New California
Zelica Rodriguez - Deams - Services, Immigrant Rights & Education Network

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CIPC is committed to continue gathering support for the One CA platform. Please stay posted to our CIPC updates for more information. 

 Thank you to all our participants, we hope see you next year!

- CIPC Staff -

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