Skip to comments.Young Hispanics urged at get-out-the-vote rally to get engaged about issues
Posted on 01/11/2012 5:19:06 PM PST by ruralvoter
An evangelical group hoped young Central Florida Hispanics would turn out in force Tuesday night at its get-out-the-vote rally aimed at spurring them to become engaged about issues such as poverty, immigration and education and get motivated to go to the polls this year.
The National Latino Evangelical Coalition hoped to draw total of 2,000 people. However, about 200, a mix of young and older people, attended the rally at Iglesia El Calvario, one of the biggest Hispanic churches in south Orlando.
Even so, organizers said it was important to reach out to Hispanics, who are expected to wield significant influence along the Interstate 4 corridor coveted by politicians.
"The significance of Latino and Latina presence in Central Florida and the I-4 corridor cannot be overstated," said Gabriel Salguero, the coalition's president. The New York-based organization sponsored the rally.
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Keep an eye out for Rev. Samuel Rodriguez. He comes out in support of all the open border and social justice causes.
Then you lost me......
They also want to see a path for citizenship for illegal immigrants and likely will make decisions on how to vote for based on that...So in other words their Politics after all is said and done is all about Immigration reform and nothing else is really of interest.