Media Advisory

Sen. Kamala Harris, Rep. Ayanna Pressley and UnidosUS President and CEO to Host Media Call

Will discuss Save Our Street Act and small business support

May 13, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC—Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA), Rep. Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), UnidosUS President and CEO Janet Murguía, and MEDA (Mission Economic Development Agency) CEO Luis Granados will host a media call on Wednesday, May 13, to discuss the Saving Our Street Act and how Congress can ensure vital support is provided directly to small businesses. The CARES Act helped provide some assistance to businesses, but funding ran out before it reached those who needed it most. Small neighborhood businesses across the country from barbershops to bodegas are in dire need of immediate financial assistance.

Media Advisory 

WHAT:A press call discussing the Save Our Street Act 
and support for small businesses
WHERE:Please use this link to register for the call.
WHEN:Wednesday, May 13, 2020
3:15 P.M. ET
WHO:Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) 
Rep. Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) 
Janet Murguía, CEO and President of UnidosUS
Luis Granados, CEO, MEDA 
(Mission Economic Development Agency)

UnidosUS, previously known as NCLR (National Council of La Raza), is the nation’s largest Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization. Through its unique combination of expert research, advocacy, programs, and an Affiliate Network of nearly 300 community-based organizations across the United States and Puerto Rico, UnidosUS simultaneously challenges the social, economic, and political barriers that affect Latinos at the national and local levels. For more than 50 years, UnidosUS has united communities and different groups seeking common ground through collaboration, and that share a desire to make our country stronger. For more information on UnidosUS, visit www.unidosus.org or follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Contact:
Christopher Allbritton
news@unidosus.org
(305) 741-9886