Springfield Advocacy Day

Springfield Advocacy Day

Febrero 29, 2012 6:30am - 5:30pm

*One Nation, One Dream*

Springfield Advocacy Day (February 29th, 2012)
Howlett Building – Auditorium

Join ICIRR and our member organizations as we ride to Springfield to protect our communities, protect the immigrant services line item, win drivers licenses for all immigrants, strengthen funding for immigrant integration programs, health care access, early learning through parental engagement, say NO to Islamophobia and all forms of Hate.

Departure at 6:30 am
Rally at 10:30 am
Return home around 6:30pm

Steps that you can take:

1. Reserve a bus (or van)!

  • ICIRR can reimburse half of the cost (up to $425) for a full bus or $100 for a 15-passenger van
  • To be reimbursed, your bus captain must mail the receipt for your organization to Artemio Arreola (aarreola@icirr.org)
  • Some options for transportation:
  1. Latino Express, contact Juan at 773.254.5545 and let him know you are with the ICIRR delegation (approx. cost is $850)
  2. First Student Charter, contact Randy at 866.514.TRIP[8747], give the ICIRR account number for a discount, 714-D 161
  3. Ace Rent a Car (for vans), contact Zac at 800.323.3221, let them know you are with ICIRR to receive a discount (no taxes charged, cost is $108.09)

            TIP: Especially if you’re coming from the suburbs, contact local bus companies to get a good deal

2. Choose a bus captain and join the prep call Feb 22nd!

  • Conference call for Executive Directors and Bus Captain on February 22 at 4pm.  Call info: 712.432.0075 x747369
  • EDs: Review of the state budget announcement and what it means for your organization
  • Bus Captains: finalize logistics, reimbursements, and necessary materials

3. Fill the bus!

  • This is great for a student field trip, community leaders, allies, etc.

For more information, questions, or to confirm your bus contact Maria Salazar, masalazar@icirr.org.
To find out how your high school or college can get involved, contact Cindy Agustin, cagustin@icirr.org.

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