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MEXICAN COUNSUL GENERAL TO PARTICIPATE IN COMMUNITY FORUM IN YONKERS, MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13TH AT 10:30AM

Mexican Consul General, Diego Gomez Pickering, will visit San Andreas Church on Monday, February 13th in Yonkers, New York. Members of the Catholic Charities of NY day laborers group, Obreros Unidos de Yonkers, will be in attendance to discuss topics such as employment rights and responsibilities to prevent exploitation and workplace abuses. In addition, Catholic Charities assists in integrating these workers into the community and provide local resources to assist them in the process.

Consul General Pickering will be speaking with the members of the community at 10:30AM regarding their thoughts on issues they face and how the Consul General can help them. Following his meeting with the day laborers, Mr. Pickering will host an open community forum at San Andreas Church where he will address questions posed by community members. These community members will be available for interview.  

WHAT: Mexican Consul General Visit to CCNY Yonkers’ Day Laborers

WHO:   Mexican Consul General, Day Laborers (CCNY)

WHEN:  Monday, February 13, 2017 10:30AM – 12:00PM Community Forum

WHERE: Our Day Laborer Group Obreros Unidos de Yonkers 22 Post Street Yonkers, NY 10705         

MEDIA CONTACTS:  Jessica Palazzo, (212) 981-5280, Jessica_Palazzo@dkcnews.com