For Immediate Release:
March 1, 2019
2020 Presidential Candidate Julian Castro Holds a Roundtable with Members of Make the Road Nevada
LAS VEGAS, NV— Make the Road Nevada (MRNV) welcomed Julian Castro, presidential candidate for 2020, former mayor of San Antonio and Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. Castro spoke about his priorities if elected as President of the United States.
“I believe we need leadership that says, everybody counts in the United States… I am going to work so everyone has paid sick leave because I believe that it is important for our families, in the end our businesses are going to be stronger if your employees are able to take paid sick leave, so they can take care of themselves and be healthy when they are in the job”- Julian Castro
These remarks were made to members from Make the Road Nevada at the roundtable. Members also asked Castro key questions regarding the controversial program 287(g), education, earned paid sick days and resources for the Puerto Ricans that arrived in Nevada after Hurricane Maria.