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WATCH: Pro-Immigration Reform Groups Launch "Fast for Families" On National Mall

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The escalation from immigration advocates continues in DC today. Here’s what’s unfolding – and the livestream, which begins at 11 AM ET is below:

11:00 AM Press Conference: Launch of ‘Fast for Families’
6:00 PM Prayer Vigil with elected, faith and immigrant rights leaders

WHERE: ‘Fast4Families’ Community Tent on National Mall
3rd St. and Jefferson Dr. SW, Washington, DC

WHAT: 11:00 AM – Press Conference: Launch of “Fast for Families: A Call for Immigration Reform and Citizenship”

Eliseo Medina, SEIU
Wade Henderson, President, Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Sister Simone Campbell, SSS, Executive Director, NETWORK Lobby
Rev. Jim Wallis, President, Sojourners
Rev. Barbara Williams Skinner, Co-Chair, National African-American Clergy Network
Dae Joong Yoon, Executive Director, NAKASEC
Rev. Tony Suarez, Virginia Director, National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC)
Lucy Tzunun, Make The Road NY
Rev. Al Herring, PICO National Network
Rev. Michael Livingston, Public Policy Director, Interfaith Worker Justice
Press conference will include Q&A and fasters/speakers will be available for interviews immediately following the event.

6:00 PM – Evening prayer vigil with Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.), faith and immigrant rights leaders, including Gustavo Torres of CASA in Action and fasters.

Here’s the livestream:

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