LALDEF Announces 20th Anniversary Legislative Breakfast

LALDEF Announces 20th Anniversary Legislative Breakfast

In celebration of 20 years of service, the Latin American Legal Defense and Education Fund (LALDEF) invites you to join their leadership for an upcoming Legislative Breakfast, scheduled for Wednesday, May 15th. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from LALDEF’s leadership regarding the lessons learned throughout their twenty years of serving the community. Featured panelists include Pete Taft, LALDEF’s Board Chair, Cecilia Jiménez-Weeast, Executive Director of LALDEF, and Angelo Onofri, Mercer County Prosecutor and Keynote Speaker. All are welcome to come and hear their message of hope to everyone navigating this challenging time in America.

The morning’s festivities will take place from 8am to 10am at the Trenton Country Club, located at 201 Sullivan Way, West Trenton, NJ. For those interested in attending, guests are able to choose from the following:

  • Individual Tickets: $50
  • Event Sponsorship: $500
  • Table Sponsorship: $1,000

Event Sponsors will be recognized the morning of May 15th. Table Sponsors will receive the same recognition, plus a designated table with up to 8 seats. Everyone will receive acknowledgement of their donation. Please visit Eventbrite, linked here,, or the LALDEF website at

In discussing the importance of this event for the community, Cecilia Jiménez-Weeast noted, “This Breakfast is important because it will gather our elected officials, community leaders and core supporters to mark a milestone: LALDEF’s 20 years of shared success. Our aim is for attendees to take away a true understanding of how our presence makes a difference in Mercer County and beyond. When we work together to help our neighbors achieve American Citizenship, we build relationships boosted by a sense of pride.”

Originally founded in 2004, LALDEF works tirelessly to promote the rights of all immigrants and new Americans in the Mercer County, NJ region and beyond. LALDEF advocates for those seeking American citizenship and all those who seek to live, work, and thrive in America. LALDEF connects communities with a number of critical resources, including access to health care, education and legal representation; advocacy for the integration of immigrants; and fostering inter-cultural communication to strengthen our communities. Through a carefully curated portfolio of both in-house services and referrals to outside organizations, LALDEF provides new Americans the resources needed to dismantle barriers to access and support the integration of immigrants in strengthening the nation’s overall social fabric.

For more information on the upcoming event, as well as further details regarding LALDEF’s multitude of services, please visit their website, linked here: LALDEF – Home. If you have any questions regarding the upcoming Legislative Breakfast or would like to learn more regarding how you can get involved, please contact LALDEF at info@laldef.orgor (609) 688-0881 for additional assistance. 20 years of wisdom awaits you, so be certain to join LALDEF for this memorable and momentous morning.

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