LWV NEWS RELEASE
The League of Women Voters will present their monthly community event, Lunch with a Leader via Zoom on Thursday, Oct. 21 from noon to 1 p.m. Their leader will be Marcela Diaz who is the founding Executive Director of Somos Un Pueblo Unido, a statewide immigrant-based organization that works to promote racial and worker justice. With an active membership of close to 3,000 people in eight counties, including Santa Fe,
Somos offers community education about rights and remedies; forges leadership opportunities for immigrants and low-wage workers; provides legal services to wage theft victims; engages Latinos in the political and electoral process; and leads grassroots campaigns for local and national policies that strengthen communities.
Diaz will be addressing issues of job rights, citizenship for permanent residents with green cards and answering questions people attending have about other aspects of immigration and the human issues behind it. Somos’ mission is “Because we believe that every person should have the freedom to move in order to pursue a better life, Somos works to build a community that does not discriminate against people based on their national origin, that institutes humane migration politics, and that protects the human rights of everyone irrespective of where they are born or what documents they carry.
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