On Aug. 3, a coalition of business and community leaders from across California will come together to launch the Reason for Reform campaign. The event, hosted by the Partnership for a New American Economy (NAE) and the San Jose Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce, will highlight the need for immigration reform and present new California-specific data on the contributions of immigrants.

 The Reason for Reform campaign will kick off with the release of 51 new reports (one for every state + Washington DC) and events in all 50 states urging Congress to take action on immigration reform. 

 WHO:      

  • Matt Mahood- President & CEO San Jose Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce
  • Maria Giuriato- Board Member, Latin Business Association
  • Zulma Maciel- City of San Jose, Strategic Partnerships & Office of Immigrant Affairs
  • Andres Quintero ‚Äì East San Jose School Board, Bay Area Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials
  • Duane Goff- League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)

WHAT:     Reason for Reform California Day of Action

WHEN:     August 3rd, 2016 at 11:30 AM

WHERE:   San Jose Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce, 101 W Santa Clara St., San Jose, CA 95113

 About the Partnership for a New American Economy

The Partnership for a New American Economy brings together more than 500 Republican, Democratic and Independent mayors and business leaders who support immigration reforms that will help create jobs for Americans today. The Partnership‚Äôs members include mayors of more than 35 million people nationwide and business leaders of companies that generate more than $1.5 trillion and employ more than 4 million people across all sectors of the economy, from Agriculture to Aerospace, Hospitality to High Tech and Media to Manufacturing. Partnership members understand that immigration is essential to maintaining the productive, diverse and flexible workforce that America needs to ensure prosperity over the coming generations. Learn more atwww.RenewOurEconomy.org.

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