In early June 2013, several of Indiana's largest businesses and prominent religious leaders from various Christian denominations came together to pledge their public support for the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013 (also known as S.744). Together, these business and religious leaders gathered at the headquarters of Indianapolis' own pharmaceutical giant, Eli Lilly and Company, along with volunteers from the grassroots organization known as the Indianapolis Congregation Action Network (IndyCAN). IndyCAN and its branch, the Campaign for Citizenship, had organized this meeting between these religious and business leaders in order to gain the support of some of Indianapolis' most prominent figures for the new immigration reform bill.
Transcending Differences and Persuading Through Faith: The Importance of Religion in Grassroots Organizing
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Ryan Logan; Transcending Differences and Persuading Through Faith: The Importance of Religion in Grassroots Organizing. Practicing Anthropology 1 January 2015; 37 (1): 15–19. doi: https://doi.org/10.17730/praa.37.1.215460n1k8127884
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