FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SAN JOSÉ, CA
WHO: More than a hundred community members from St Mary Parish and Gilroy concerned for their community who want a high voter turnout during these important Mayoral and Presidential Elections.
WHAT: Faith leaders in Gilroy will hold a Community Forum to teach people that their voice matters. Even if they've never voted, can't vote, or haven't voted in a long time, to come and learn how to exercise their voice during these elections.
WHEN: Monday, April 25 7:00pm
WHERE: St. Mary Church, 11 1st St, Gilroy, CA 95020
WHY: Faith leaders in Gilroy united for a better future for everyone facing injustices like eviction, low wages, and the impact of discriminatory immigration policies urge their community to stand up and vote because their voice matters. People who’ve never voted, can't vote, or haven't voted in a long time, will come and learn how to exercise their voice during these elections.
After the pope’s visit to the United States and of his message to a young undocumented immigrant that, "The world has to be more aware that the exploitation of each other is not a path… All of us have responsibility for everyone. No one can say: 'my responsibility reaches here.' We are all responsible for everyone, and to help ourselves in the way that each one can…"
Faith leaders will bring their community together united for a better future for everyone to give powerful testimony, provide information about voter registration and important laws, and how to become a Citizen.