August 12, 2020         
QVC, Inc. Announces Proposed Senior Secured Notes Offering   •   Baron & Budd Shareholder Carla Burke Pickrel Named to Top 25 National Women Trial Lawyers   •   New CareerOneStop Website Brings Career Exploration Tools into Secure Facilities   •   Federal Government Exceeds Small Business Contracting Goals by Awarding Record-Breaking $132.9 Billion to Small Businesses   •   SoCalGas Launches Restaurant Recovery Program Donating $75,000 to Black-Owned Restaurants in Los Angeles County & Inland Emp   •   Back-to-School Must Include a Renewed Focus on Children's Vision   •   Life Time Launches Nationwide Distance Learning Support Camp to Help Families as School Starts This Fall   •   Phased-in Approach to Re-opening Schools a Solid Plan—CUPE BC   •   Revolve Group Announces Second Quarter 2020 Financial Results   •   First Patented Citrus Greening Peptide Solution from Elemental Enzymes Delivers Field-Proven Promise   •   Housing Rights Advocates Take on Avalon Bay Communities in a Socially-Distant Protest   •   Kensington Teams Up with Microsoft to Create the Only Belt-Clip Case Solution Designed Exclusively for Surface Duo   •   P&G Appoints Debra Lee to Board of Directors   •   Grant Thornton names Weird Enough Productions as next Purple Paladin   •   Kemper Donates $200,000 to UnidosUS COVID-19 Fund   •   PSO: Missouri School Districts Approving Some Applications for Full-Time Online Public Schools While Thousands of Students Remai   •   Back-to-School Must Include a Renewed Focus on Children's Vision   •   Saving kids from drowning, WUANAP the Smart LifeCollar is now available for purchase   •   Katten Litigation Head Tapped to Address Racial Disparity in Federal Courts   •   Thermo Fisher Scientific Supports COVID-19 Testing at Historically Black Colleges and Universities Seeking to Provide a Safe Ret
Bookmark and Share

Latino State Of The Union To Convene

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, February 16, 2011, MALDEF will host the 2011 Latino State of the Union: the 4th Annual Roundtable on Law, Policy and Civil Rights. As the national leading civil rights organization, MALDEF will feature discussions involving top national experts and leaders on a range of issues facing the Latino community in 2011.

This year, MALDEF’s Latino State of the Union will be co-branded with The Hispanic Information and Telecommunications Network, Inc. (HITN), a non-profit organization with a mission to advance the educational, cultural, and socio-economic aspirations of Hispanics in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. As a part of this partnership, HITN will rebroadcast the event on February 24, 2011.

MALDEF President and General Counsel Thomas A. Saenz will open the event with a keynote address. Nina Perales, Director of Litigation, will deliver comments on redistricting and MALDEF’s ongoing efforts on this issue. Confirmed participants include Russell Roybal, Deputy Executive Director of External Relations, National Gay and Lesbian Taskforce; Brent Wilkes, National Executive Director, LULAC; Maria Teresa Kumar, Executive Director, Voto Latino; and Lisa Pino, Deputy Administrator of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

The moderator for the 2011 Latino State of the Union will be Ray Suarez, host of Destination Casa Blanca on HITN TV and senior correspondent on PBS’ The NewsHour.  

 

Speakers include:

Thomas A. Saenz, President and General Counsel, MALDEF

Nina Perales, Director of Litigation, MALDEF

Moderator:

Ray Suarez, Host, Destination Casa Blanca (HITN TV)

Panelists:

Russell Roybal, Deputy Executive Director of External Relations, National Gay and Lesbian Taskforce

Brent Wilkes, National Executive Director, League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)

Maria Teresa Kumar, Executive Director, Voto Latino

Lisa Pino, Deputy Administrator of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

 

MALDEF
Founded in 1968, MALDEF is the nation’s leading Latino legal civil rights organization. Often described as the “law firm of the Latino community,” MALDEF promotes social change through advocacy, communications, community education, and litigation in the areas of education, employment, immigrant rights, and political access.


STORY TAGS: HISPANIC NEWS, LATINO NEWS, MEXICAN NEWS, MINORITY NEWS, CIVIL RIGHTS, DISCRIMINATION, RACISM, DIVERSITY, LATINA, RACIAL EQUALITY, BIAS, EQUALITY

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