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Citizenship Day, Sept. 17th

Citizenship is about assuming social responsibility by contributing to the prosperity of America and by holding elected officials accountable on the tough challenges of the day. It is about realizing the promise of change.

On September 17th – Citizenship Day – hundreds of community members from multiple states who represent citizenship at its best and embody its spirit will come together in our nation’s Capitol for “Unity In Movement.” The theme reflects our belief that in order to enable communities to lead long, prosperous lives, diverse sectors and constituencies must gather to work together.

The event is an opportunity for all Americans, young and old, urban and rural, immigrant and non-immigrant to walk the halls of Congress with a united voice for social change.

What does citizenship mean to you?

Please note that registration for this event is closed.

PROGRAM SCHEDULE

Wednesday, September 16th
6:00 – 8:30 PM Welcoming Program and Training at the Liaison Hotel

Thursday, September 17th
9:00 – 11:00 AM Community Dialogues at the Liaison Hotel
- Healthcare Reform
- Immigration Reform
12:00 – 1:00 PM Cultural Rally on Capitol, West Lawn
1:00 – 4:00 PM Legislative Visits

Friday, September 18th
9:00 – 12:00 PM Evaluation and Reflections at the Liaison Hotel

For questions, please contact HyunJoo Lee via
email: hlee@nakasec.org
phone: 323-937-3703, ext. 202

Resources:
Citizenship Day Package
Citizenship Day Package in English.pdf
Citizenship Day Package in Korean.pdf

Citizenship Day Flyer

Citizenship Day Flyer in English (PDF)
Citizenship Day Flyer in Korean (Word)

The Unity In Movement Mobilization is a collaborative effort by the following community organizations: the National Korean American Service & Education Consortium, the Korean American Resource & Cultural Center, the Korean Resource Center, Center for Community Change, Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles, Fair Immigration Reform Movement, Health Rights Organizing Project, National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development, Northwest Federation of Community Organizations, and the Southeast Asia Resource Action Center.

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Look Who's Going To Be In D.C.

  • Virginia Camperos

    Virginia Camperos
    For many years I have been lifting awareness about how to become a citizen of the U.S. so that their vote can count.

  • Tu Thomas Hoang

    Tu Thomas Hoang
    …governments should ensure fair and adequate accessibility of basic human needs such as healthcare and education to all American citizens.

  • Bryan Wright

    Bryan Wright
    You always hear about legislators, how they vote, where they vote, and you think it’s bigger than yourself, but being there in person, I think it will help …

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