The next meeting of the Poway Democratic Club is Thursday, June 13, 2013, at 6:30 PM, in the Creekside Plaza's Community Room, located at 13495 Poway Rd (South East corner of Poway Rd and Community Rd). The Community Room is behind Chipotle Mexican Grill and next to the open air amphitheater (map).
Program: Border Realities and Immigration Today
Speaker: Enrique Morones
Nationally renowned human rights activist Enrique Morones will speak of his humanitarian work along the US/Mexican border. From organizing national immigration marches in 2006 to debating the likes of Bill O'Reilly and Sherriff Joe Arpaio, from his work in Major League Baseball with the San Diego Padres to feature films with Sharon Stone and Josefina Lopez, from supporting Congressman/Mayor Bob Filner to supporting the Obama campaigns in 2008 & 2012, Mr. Morones has worked tirelessly to keep immigration reform in spotlight. He personifies the Power of One and how one person can make changes in this world; and that person is the one you see in the mirror every day. Immigration reform now; si se puede!
About the Speaker:
Enrique Morones Careaga founded Border Angels in 1986 as a non-profit organization supporting humanity. Its Mission is to stop the unnessary deaths of people traveling through the Imperial Valley desert areas and the mountain areas surrounding San Diego County, as well as the areas located along the United States and Mexican border. He is also the founder of Mexico's Border Commission (under Mexican President Vicente Fox, 2003), Founder of the House of Mexico (in Balboa Park) 2002, Co-Founder of the Friends of Friendship Park 2008, Founder of the historic Marcha Migrante's (2006), and he is the President of PUENTES LATINOS (Latino Marketing, based in San Diego).
Meetings are free and open to the public. Donations and/or participation in the raffle are appreciated to help cover costs.
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