Latin American League Announces National Convention Events
The League of United Latin American Citizens invites all to participate in the 81st LULAC National Convention &
Exposition, New Strategies for Community Empowerment: New Leadership through Action, in Albuquerque, NM,
July 12 through July 17, 2010. As the nation’s premier Latino convention, the LULAC National Convention attracts
more than 20,000 participants, including top leaders from government, business & the Hispanic community.
Make History: The LULAC Convention is an exciting, history-making convention because it convenes the national
delegates of LULAC to discuss issues, set policies, and elect the organization’s leaders. The convention is covered
extensively by national and local media. It is the only convention in which representatives from Latino
communities from across the country determine the positions and strategies of a national Hispanic organization.
Reach out to Hispanic America: The LULAC Convention is well attended by major corporations and government
agencies who recognize the importance of reaching out to Latino leaders and influential community members
directly. There are opportunities to sponsor workshops and events, to showcase products and services, and to
recruit Hispanic professionals. All proceeds from the convention support the dedicated work of LULAC to improve
the quality of life for Latinos.
Federal Training Institute: The LULAC Convention hosts the LULAC Federal Training Institute (FTI), an
intensive and structured career development program for government and public sector employees. In partnership
with the OPM Management Development Center and the USDA Graduate School, the Federal Training Institute
offers workshops and plenary sessions that enable mid- and senior level government employees to enhance their
leadership skills and develop the Executive Core Qualifications required for entry to the Senior Executive Service.
Career Fair: Hot jobs, top companies, live interviews. Whether you are an employer looking for top talent or a
professional looking for your next job, you will want to attend the LULAC Career Fair. This three day event
features great employment opportunities from over 250 top companies and federal agencies that are ready to hire.
College Fair: Your path to higher education starts at the LULAC College Fair. More than 30 representatives from
the nation’s top colleges and universities are ready to speak with you about postsecondary plans and beyond.
Youth Conference: The convention also includes the LULAC Youth Conference—a three-day event for Latino
youth, featuring workshops and discussions about education, career opportunities, community service and
Young Adults Conference: The Young Adult Conference features four-days of leadership development and policy
workshops for college students and young professionals.
FTI Youth and Collegiate Federal Careers Exploration Forum: A free, fun-filled, day-long event to showcase
career and employment opportunities available to middle, high school, college and university students. Expert
presenters introduce students to resume writing, online resources, student programs, scholarships and internships.
About LULAC: Founded in 1929, the League of United Latin American Citizens is the nation’s oldest and largest
Latino organization. With thousands of members organized into more than 700 LULAC Councils in virtually every
state of the nation, as well as Puerto Rico, LULAC has tremendous outreach into the Hispanic community. With a
rich legacy of advocacy in civil rights, education, economic development, immigration and equal opportunity,
LULAC is uniquely positioned as the voice of the Latino community.
For More Information: For convention information and registration, contact the LULAC National Office at (202)
833-6130 or visit our website at: www.LULAC.org. Please join LULAC at the 2010 LULAC National Convention
and Exposition in Albuquerque, NM as we celebrate 81 years of service to the Hispanic community.