Sima Ladjevardian to Speak with Latino Church Congregations, Join in PPE Giveaway
HOUSTON, Texas -- This Sunday evening, August 23, TX-02 Democratic nominee Sima Ladjevardian will speak with two of Houston’s largest Latino church congregations and participate in Garcia Hamilton Associates’ PPE giveaway. Joined by members of the Latino community safely practicing their faith, Ladjevardian will make short remarks in Spanish about the difficult times we are facing and the elected leadership we need to guide Houston forward.
Ladjevardian will be wearing a mask and the events will be socially distanced, with one service held in a parking lot and the other in a large, open-concept warehouse.
The first church stop will be Tiempo de Milagros, led by Pastor Mario Lara, at 6:30 pm. The second church stop will be Iglesia Consolacion, led by Pastor Luis Larrinaga, at 8 pm.
WHAT: Sima Ladjevardian Speaks with Local Latino Church Congregations
WHEN: Sunday August 23, 6:30 PM CT and 8:00 pm CT
Tiempo de Milagros
Time: 6:30 PM
7415 Hillcroft St Houston, TX 77081
Time: 8:00 PM
13207 Orleans St Houston, TX 77015
Interviews with Ladjevardian after the second service will be available. If you’re interested in attending, please email DG@SimaforTX.com.
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Sima Ladjevardian (SEE-ma LAHJ-ee-VAR-DEE-un) is a lawyer, a mother of two, a breast cancer survivor, and a political activist who has called Houston home for more than 30 years. After fleeing the political upheaval of the Iranian Revolution, her family immigrated to the United States for their shot at the American Dream. Eventually settling in Houston, Sima has become a local leader in cross-cultural dialogue, bringing Texans of all backgrounds and faiths together for social justice. As an activist, she has worked tirelessly to turn Texas blue and elect candidates up and down the ballot — all while serving senior roles in Beto O’Rourke's senate and presidential campaigns. She has been recognized by the University of Houston for her tireless philanthropic and nonprofit work in the community, and she is fueled by the desire to fight for quality, affordable health care, justice, and unity in the United States Congress.
Sima has been added to DCCC’s Red to Blue Program and endorsed by EMILY’s List, Congressional Black Caucus PAC, BOLD PAC, End Citizens United, Planned Parenthood, AFL-CIO, AAPI Victory Fund, AAA Fund, Emgage PAC, Giffords PAC, Brady PAC, NARAL Pro-Choice America, Human Rights Campaign, NewDems Action Fund, Texas American Federation of Teachers, President Barack Obama, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Senator Cory Booker, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, former US Senate/presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke, former Sec. of HUD/presidential candidate Julían Castro, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia, and Congresswoman Katie Porter.