NYU to Conduct Discussion on the Latino Vote Entitled: “Weaving It Together: The Latino Voting Experience”

In celebration of Latino Heritage Month, Weaving It Together: The Latino Voting Experience will engage NYU students and the larger community in an informed discussion about the possible impact of the Latino vote on the upcoming presidential election. Our guests will offer expert opinions on demographics, civic engagement, and media portrayal of the Latino community in the U.S. The event will also provide a unique opportunity for participants to connect with leading professionals.

6:00-6:30 PM – Keynote Speaker
6:30-7:45 PM – Panel Discussion and Q&A
7:45-9:00 PM – Reception

Patti Solis Doyle (Invited)
Senior Advisor to Presidential Campaign of Senator Barack Obama

And panelists:
– Marta Garcia, Co-Chair, National Hispanic Media Coalition
– Mark Hugo Lopez, Associate Director of PEW Hispanic Center
– Jose Perez, Associate General Counsel, Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund
– William Ramos, Director, National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials

When: 10/15/2008 6:00pm-9:00pm
Location:The Kimmel Center, 401 Eisner & Lubin Auditorium
60 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012  map

Sponsored by the NYU Latino Graduate Student Alliance: NYU Wagner: Alliance for Latino and Latin American Students (ALAS); NYU Law: Latino Law Student Association (LaLSA); and NYU Stern: Association of Hispanic and Black Business Students (AHBBS)

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