Today's Date: April 16, 2021
Chuck E. Cheese International Expansion Continues With New Store In El Salvador   •   Amplifying Black Voices in Film: TLG Motion Pictures Selects Los Angeles Filmmaker as Winner of the Big Pitch   •   Government of Canada COVID-19 Update for Indigenous Peoples and communities   •   Make Reading Part of Your Mother's Day Celebration   •   /C O R R E C T I O N -- SWAIA/Santa Fe Indian Market/   •   Labcorp to Webcast Its Annual Meeting of Shareholders   •   Brooklyn's Weeksville Heritage Center Names Dr. Raymond Codrington as New CEO   •   Period Partner® Donates 30,000+ Products to United Way Central Alberta   •   Wildflower Strengthens Commitment to Black Maternal Health with New Tools, Resources for Black Mothers   •   USA Fashion to Manufacture a Collection of Solid Basic Apparel as a Core Offering of its USA Fashion Women’s Clothing Bran   •   Watercrest Celebrates the 100th Birthday of Norma Garrison at Watercrest Winter Park Assisted Living and Memory Care   •   Reynolds Consumer Products Inc. to Report First Quarter 2021 Financial Results on May 5, 2021   •   Franklin Covey Co. Named to 2021 Training Industry Top 20 Training Companies List For 10th Time For Best-in-Class Leadership Sol   •   CUPE Lays Out Priorities for Budget 2021   •   Health Foundation of South Florida, Miami-Dade and Broward counties partner to launch locally produced, multi-media COVID vaccin   •     STI Awareness Month: Rachel Zar, Relationship and Sex Therapist on Staying Safe Between the Sheets   •   Wrangler® Unveils Global Sustainability Platform: WeCare Wrangler™   •   Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware Joins Pastor Hackett's Protest for Diversity on Chancery Court   •   New Invention Stops Costly Snags with Face Mask Strings   •   Cymbiotika Launches Mother’s Day Bundle
Bookmark and Share

Latino Elected Officials Gather In Washington This Week For Conference

 WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund today announced that U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solís will participate in NALEO’s 27th Annual Conference June 24-26 in Denver. The NALEO Conference is the largest gathering of Latino elected and appointed officials in the nation.

U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano will address the issue of immigration during the NALEO Conference Leadership Luncheon on Thursday, June 24 from 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda L. Solís will address a town hall meeting focusing on energy, on Friday, June 25 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Secretary Solís will speak about the importance of developing a workforce prepared to meet the energy demands of the 21st century, among other topics. Secretary Solís will be joined by former Energy Secretary and former Denver Mayor Federico Peña for this discussion.

Other top executive and legislative leaders speaking at the conference include Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights Thomas Pérez, Housing and Urban Development Assistant Secretary John Trasviña, Colorado Governor Bill Ritter, Jr., Colorado Lt. Governor Barbara O’Brien, Colorado Attorney General John Suthers, former Colorado House Speaker Andrew Romanoff, Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper, and Reps. John Salazar and Lucille Roybal-Allard.

This year’s conference theme is “Preserving American’s Promise.” The 2010 NALEO Annual Conference program will provide a unique source of professional development specifically tailored for Latino elected and appointed officials. Sessions at the conference are designed to enhance the governance skills of participants and deepen their understanding of critical policy issues. The conference will also feature the results of a comprehensive national poll of the Latino community, and sessions on Arizona’s new immigration law, education, energy and healthcare, among others.

All sessions are open to the press and take place at the Sheraton in downtown Denver. To obtain a media credential, please email pguadalupe@naleo.org. A kickoff press conference where program details will be announced is going to be held on Wednesday, June 23, at 10:30 a.m. at the Sheraton.

About NALEO Educational Fund:

The NALEO Educational Fund is the nation's leading non-partisan, non-profit organization that facilitates full Latino participation in the American political process, from citizenship to public service.



Back to top
| Back to home page
Video

White House Live Stream
LIVE VIDEO EVERY SATURDAY
alsharpton Rev. Al Sharpton
9 to 11 am EST
jjackson Rev. Jesse Jackson
10 to noon CST


Video

LIVE BROADCASTS
Sounds Make the News ®
WAOK-Urban
Atlanta - WAOK-Urban
KPFA-Progressive
Berkley / San Francisco - KPFA-Progressive
WVON-Urban
Chicago - WVON-Urban
KJLH - Urban
Los Angeles - KJLH - Urban
WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
New York - WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
WADO-Spanish
New York - WADO-Spanish
WBAI - Progressive
New York - WBAI - Progressive
WOL-Urban
Washington - WOL-Urban

Listen to United Natiosns News