Entravision, iAmerica And Mi Familia Vota To Host Town Hall On Presidential Executive Actions On Immigration
Event to be broadcast across Entravision’s Jose* radio stations, Univision television affiliates, and streamed online
DENVER, June 11, 2015 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Entravision Communications Corporation, (NYSE: EVC), a diversified media company serving Latino audiences and communities, in collaboration with iAmerica, a national campaign to engage, serve and inform Latino and immigrant communities, and Mi Familia Vota, one of the country’s premier Latino civic engagement organizations, will host a town hall forum “Alivio Migratorio en Crisis” (Immigration Relief in Crisis), to address the implications of presidential executive actions on U.S. immigration.
The town hall meeting, held at Entravision’s Denver, Colorado studios, will air across all of Entravision’s Spanish-language Univision affiliates at 5:00 PM Mountain Time on Sunday, June 14, 2015 (6:00 PM Pacific Time, 5:00 PM Central Time and 6:00 PM Eastern Time ). The event will be hosted by Entravision’s Univision Washington D.C. and Perspectiva Nacional anchor, Tsi-Tsi-ki Felix, and its Univision Orlando anchor, Paul Gamache.
Along with Felix and Gamache, a panel of distinguished guests will lead Sunday’s discussion on Presidential executive action decisions and their impact on immigration:
- Rocio Saenz, International Executive Vice President, Service Employees International Union
- Lynn M. Doble Salicrup, a former federal criminal and immigration prosecutor and current federal immigration defense attorney
- Daniel Sharp, Legal Director of the Central American Resource Center (CARECEN)
- Shawn Meade, Colorado Bar Association Attorney, specializing in Immigration and Nationality Law, as well as Criminal Defense
The program will also include special commentary from Cecilia Munoz, Domestic Policy advisor for the White House and Director of the Domestic Policy Council, who will provide a perspective from inside the White House on the topic.
“We are honored to host and broadcast this forum on a topic that is highly significant to the nation’s Latino community,” said Walter F. Ulloa, Entravision’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “Since our inception we have been dedicated to providing our community with valuable information of both local and national importance. We recognize the power of the Latino voice, and strive to deliver high-quality news coverage across our extensive media assets, that inform, educate, and ultimately, empower the people we serve.”
This special program furthers Entravision, iAmerica, and Mi Familia Vota’s commitment to public service by providing Latinos with the vital information they need to better understand Presidential executive actions on immigration, as well as Deferred Action for Parents (DAPA) and the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Programs.
As the power of the Latino vote in key battleground states such as Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico and Florida increases, Entravision continues to devote its media capabilities to informing the Latino vote, and encouraging voter registration and election engagement through its multi-media programming and online content.
In addition to the television broadcasts, Entravision will simulcast the town hall forum across its Jose radio stations at 5:30 PM Pacific/6:30 PM Mountain/7:30 PM Central Time. The forum will also be streamed online at 3:00 PM Pacific/4:00 PM Mountain/5:00 PM Central/6:00 PM Eastern Time at www.politicaparami.com. A simultaneous phone bank will be held during the television, radio and online broadcasts, offering viewers the opportunity to call and ask questions during this unique and noteworthy discussion. Audiences can also join the conversation and engage with others at Entravision’s politicaparami.com site and on Facebook via @iAmerica.
*Jose is an Entravision radio music format playing a mix of Spanish-language adult contemporary hits with a presence in 11 markets across the U.S.
About Entravision Communications Corporation
Entravision Communications Corporation is a diversified media company serving Latino audiences and communities with an integrated platform of solutions and services that includes television, radio, digital media and data analytics to reach Latino audiences across the United States and Latin America. Entravision has 58 primary television stations, including in 20 of the nation’s top 50 Latino markets, and is the largest affiliate group of both the top-ranked Univision television network and Univision’s UniMas network. Entravision also operates one of the nation’s largest groups of primarily Spanish-language radio stations, consisting of 49 owned and operated radio stations, and Entravision Solutions, a national sales representation and marketing organization specializing in Spanish-language media platforms and radio networks. Entravision also offers a variety of digital media platforms and services, including digital content, digital advertising platforms, including the #1-ranked online advertising platform in Hispanic reach, and data analytics solutions designed to maximize the opportunity for advertisers and marketers to connect with the growing Latino consumer market. Entravision shares of Class A Common Stock are traded on The New York Stock Exchange under the symbol: EVC.
About Mi Familia Vota
Mi Familia Vota Education Fund (MFVEF) is a national non-profit organization working to unite the Latino community and its allies to promote social and economic justice through increased civic participation.
iAmerica is a source of empowerment for American immigrant families of all walks of life, providing the tools and support to be informed, inspire change and impact America’s future. This national campaign driven by diverse organizations was created to offer informational tools and interactive opportunities for immigrants and their families to become full participants in our nation’s democracy.