Video: Why we fast for families

Our former Secretary-Treasurer Eliseo Medina and other faith, civil rights, immigrant and labor leaders began a fast on Nov. 12, 2013. They’re fasting (and only consuming water) as a personal commitment, and as a way to reach the hearts of members of Congress and push them to pass immigration reform.

Please watch this video diary from Eliseo to see why he felt called to fast, then leave your message of support for the group:

This movement is bigger than any single one of us, so fasters like Eliseo will be joined by activists across the country who are prepared to make sacrifices for the passage of immigration reform that keeps families together.

If you want to attend a local event, or participate in a shorter solidarity fast, click here: http://fast4families.org.

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