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"COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS" TO BE HELD TO DISCUSS EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE FOR HISPANIC AMERICANS

 
Juan Sepulveda, director of White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans, will travel this week to California where he will learn about the various Hispanic communities in those areas.

The trips will include visits with community leaders, elected officials and educators. He will host town hall-style "Community Conversations" to gain public input on the status of Hispanic education. The following is the schedule of this week's Community Conversations: 

For local Press Contact: Donato Tapia, U.S. Department of Education, Region IX, 415-486-5560 or Donato.Tapia@ed.gov 

Aug. 16, 2009
San Diego Mesa College 
Cafeteria
7250 Mesa College Drive, San Diego
10 a.m. Community Conversation Session One
1 p.m. Community Conversation Session Two
*Press and interview time scheduled for 9:30 a.m. and 2:45 p.m.

Aug. 17, 2009 
Santa Ana College
Johnson Center
1530 W. 17th St., Santa Ana, Calif.
9:30 a.m. Community Conversation Session One
12:45 p.m. Community Conversation Session Two
*Press and interview time scheduled for 9:00 a.m. and 2:15 p.m.

Aug. 18, 2009  
Los Angeles Unified School District 
Edward R. Roybal Learning Center
1200 W. Colton St., Los Angeles, CA
9:00 a.m. Community Conversation Session One
10:45 a.m. Community Conversation Session Two
*Press and interview time scheduled for 8:30 a.m. and 11:45 a.m. 

California State University Dominguez Hills 
Loker Student Union, Ballroom C
1000 E. Victoria Street, Carson, CA
1:30 p.m. Community Conversation Session Three
3:15 p.m. Community Conversation Session Four
*Press and interview time scheduled for 4:15 p.m.

Aug. 19, 2009
Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Rd., Whittier, CA
9:00 a.m. Community Conversation Session One
10:45 a.m. Community Conversation Session Two
*Press and interview time scheduled for 8:30 a.m. and 11:45 a.m.

California State University Northridge
Orange Grove Bistro at the University Club
18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge, CA
1:30 p.m. Community Conversation Session Three
3:15 p.m. Community Conversation Session Four
*Press and interview time scheduled for 4:45 p.m.

Aug. 20, 2009
Long Beach City College
Building O South - Large Meeting Room
4901 E. Carson St., Long Beach, CA
9:00 a.m. Community Conversation Session One
10:45 a.m. Community Conversation Session Two
*Press and interview time scheduled for 8:30 a.m. and 11:45 a.m.

Aug. 21, 2009
U.C. Center Fresno 
550 E Shaw Ave., Fresno, CA
9:00 a.m. Community Conversation Session One
10:45 a.m. Community Conversation Session Two
*Press and interview time scheduled for 8:30 a.m. and 11:45 a.m.

Merced College 
Downtown Business Resource Center
630 W. 19th St., Merced Calif.
1:30 p.m. Community Conversation Session Three
3:15 p.m. Community Conversation Session Four
*Press and interview time scheduled for 4:45 p.m.

Aug. 22, 2009
Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel 
Grand Nave Ballroom
1230 J St., Sacramento, Calif.
8:30 a.m. Community Conversation Session One
*Press time has not been allotted for this event.

Sacramento City College
Student Center, West Hall
3835 Freeport Blvd., Sacramento, CA
2 p.m. Community Conversation Session Two
*Press and interview time scheduled for 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.

Aug. 23, 2009 
Mission College
Hospitality Management (Facility)
3000 Mission College Blvd., Santa Clara, CA
2:00 p.m. Community Conversation Session One
*Press and interview time scheduled for 4:15 p.m. 

The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans was created by Executive Order on Sept. 24, 1990, to improve federal efforts to promote quality education for Hispanic Americans. Sepulveda is visiting Hispanic communities to gain input prior to updating the executive order later this year. 



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