FALLS CHURCH, VIRGINIA – Immigrant advocacy organization CASA and the Coalition for Smarter Growth will host a press conference and canvass kickoff as part of the Bailey’s Crossroads street safety campaign, focused on repairing this highly-transited road for the safety of the residents in the area. Residents report that many accidents have occurred because of a lack of lighting, signals, and pedestrian crossing.
- Press conference sharing stories of pedestrians affected by lack of street safety
- Canvass kickoff ahead of canvassers collecting community surveys on doors
WHEN: March 15, 2022 – 2:15 PM EST
WHERE: 5929 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041 *outdoor event*
WHO: Immigrant/pedestrians affected by the lack of street safety organized through CASA as part of a joint campaign by CASA and the Coalition for Smarter Growth
RSVP: For more information on the actions, please contact Nancy Espinoza, (240) 701-2777
MORE: The press conference features local Culmore residents sharing their pedestrian, driving, transit, and cycling experiences around Leesburg Pike and Columbia Pike. Then, canvassers will head out to knock on doors to listen to the community members’ experiences and ask residents to join the fight to better their community’s conditions and safety.
As the foremost immigrant organization in the mid-Atlantic region and a national leader in supporting immigrant families, CASA has over 36 years of experience organizing over 122,000 lifetime immigrant, Latino, and working class members in 46 states. In the following pages, you will find everything you need to know about how to bring CASA to life in advertising, content, collateral and everywhere else CASA might pop up.
The Coalition for Smarter Growth is the leading organization in the Washington, DC region dedicated to making the case for smart growth. Our mission is to advocate for walkable, bikeable, inclusive, transit-oriented communities as the most sustainable and equitable way for the region to grow and provide opportunities for all.