Olga Tañon takes national leadership in recruiting artists for Immigration Reform

Washingon DC- Olga Tañon, 5-time Grammy winning artist, has dedicated her time and energy across the several past months to recruiting national celebrities and stars of Latino television and music to support immigration reform.

“Olga Tañon has taken a leadership and activist role on the Comprehensive Immigration Reform campaign,” said Gustavo Torres, President of CASA in Action. “Olga is a heroine for our community, speaking from her heart about the suffering of family separation and need to fix our broken Immigration system.”

Deportations continue at a rate of 1,200 each day.  Under Ms. Tañon’s leadership, celebrities from different backgrounds have video and radio PSAs, joined the photo campaign and social media effort and conducted interviews. Olga Tañon continues to outreach through social media all over country and the world.

AS a result of her leadership, activism and commitment Olga is responsible for others artists to join the fight for CIR and to publicly take a stand in favor of Comprehensive Immigration Reform.   Because of a previous engagement, she will be supporting the October 8 “Camino Americano” through her continuing efforts to draw more celebrities into the battle and tweeting fans on the day of the event.

“My unconditional support is with all the undocumented immigrants in the United States, I have been and will always be in the struggle until we have justice for all of our brothers,” said Ms. Tañon. “I won’t be physically there this coming October 8 as this date coincides with artistic commitments outside the United States. I have faith in God and hope that we will celebrate soon the passage of the immigration reform bill”

Among the celebrities that she recruited for the immigration reform campaign include:

Juanes, Gloria Trevi, Jose Manuel Figueroa, Despierta America, Sissi Fleitas, Tanya Charry, Mafio, Fedro, DJ Laz, Noel Torres, Jasmina Marazita, Larry Hernandez, Cristian Castro, Un Nuevo Día, Alexandra Cabrera, Ana Bárbara, Gabriel Soto, Nklabe, Jorge Muñiz, Jesús Ochoa, Elena Guerrero.

Olga Tañon will be in Washington DC this coming October 2nd performing at the CHCI Hispanic Gala before President Barack Obama and the First lady Michelle Obama.

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