CCDA unveiled Stage II for the first time at New Orleans last year, and the performance venue is back this year, with a few notable changes. For 2014, the performance stage is located in the open atrium of the the Convention Center, allowing maximum exposure for performers and attendees. In addition, the stage will feature exclusively musicians. To learn more about performing at this year's Stage II, read all the details here.
Reflecting on the past 12 years that I’ve been involved at a national level in trying to change our broken immigration system, I have often felt alone. I vividly remember many instances when I called or visited prominent pastors to discuss my concerns about our current immigration policy, only to be told that this was not an issue with which they were ready to engage.