FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, April 24, 2018
CONTACT: Jonathan Underland - email@example.com // (856) 842-6757
LOS ANGELES, CA – Tomorrow, Kevin de León will punctuate his “Corner to Corner” tour with a stop at his hometown in San Diego County. The son of an immigrant mother, Kevin spent his formative years living in the basement of a home in Barrio Logan, just south of downtown San Diego. Kevin says it was there he learned the value of hard work, traveling into the city’s wealthiest enclaves with his mother where she spent her days cleaning opulent homes.
Tour of California-Mexico Border
The day kicks off with a listening tour at the United States-Mexico border, overlooking the city of Tijuana. Kevin will walk with community leaders and activists as they share stories of life on the border, and how growing tensions between the two nations have impacted their lives.
WHEN: Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 from 8:45am-10:30am
WHERE: Press meet at South Bay Wastewater Treatment Plant. Google maps location here.
Sen. de León Hosts Press Conference
From the border, Kevin will travel to historic Chicano Park in his capacity as California Senate President pro Tempore Emeritus. There, he will hold a press conference to denounce the San Diego County Board of Supervisors’ vote to oppose SB 54.
WHEN: Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 from 2:00pm-2:30pm
WHERE: Chicano Park, San Diego, CA, 92113
Guided Tour of Barrio Logan with Kevin de León
Just blocks away from Chicano Park, Kevin will lead a stroll through his neighborhood, sharing the stories of life in Barrio Logan that shaped him to become the 50th President pro Tempore of the California State Senate and a candidate for the United States Senate.
WHEN: Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 at 2:45pm
WHERE: Barrio Logan - interested press please call (856) 842-6757
Phone Bank Meet & Greet
Finally, Kevin will host a meet & greet with phone bankers at a local brewery. He will speak briefly to phone bankers before taking questions.
WHEN: Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 from 6:30pm-7:30pm
WHERE: Border X Brewing, 2181 Logan Ave, San Diego, CA 92113
Keep up with the “Corner to Corner” tour by following the #Corner2Corner hashtag on Kevin’s Facebook page and Twitter account. Be sure to check in regularly for live updates from the campaign trail, and stay tuned for photos and videos chronicling the adventure.
For a stronger, more progressive California, visit www.kevindeleon.com