National Day of Action for Immigration Reform
Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 03:00pm - 04:00pm
Nationally presented by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, American Farm Bureau Federation, Partnership for a New American Economy, Business Roundtable, AmericanHort, Western Growers, National Association of Manufacturers
As new leadership settles in the U.S. House, it is more important than ever to deliver a message to Congress that immigration reform is an economic imperative this year — and that's the purpose of the national day of action.
The Partnership for a New American Economy, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, American Farm Bureau Federation, Business Roundtable, AmericanHort, National Association of Manufacturers and Western Growers will come together to host this day of action, with a national press conference in Washington, DC and events in 40 key districts across the country.
The Memphis event is hosted by Christian Brothers University. Speakers will include:
- Dr. John Smarrelli, President, Christian Brothers University
- Lacy Upchurch, President, Tennessee Farm Bureau Federation
- Mauricio Calvo, Executive Director, Latino Memphis
- Andre Dean, Vice President of Community Development, Greater Memphis Chamber of Commerce
Location Living Learning Center, Wilson Family Commons