Latinx Leaders Join House Speaker Pelosi & Other Political & Policy Leaders
On January 18th to Welcome & Honor the New Administration
The Alliance for Latinx Leadership and Policy (ALLP), whose mission is to promote highly qualified Latinx professionals as they seek careers in public service and to support policies that uplift our Nation’s diverse Latinx community, is hosting the “LATINXT: The Beginning of a New Era” from 7-8 pm EST on January 18th.
This virtual event will be kicked off with welcoming remarks by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Univision Commentator Tsi-Tsi-Ki Felix, Sec. Julian Castro, and civil rights icon Dolores Huerta. Actor Edward James Olmos & film director & author Luis Valdez, DREAMer Gaby Pacheco, and astronaut José Hernández are among the many luminaries who will participate in the celebration of community.
LATINXT: The Beginning of a New Era will also feature moderated policy panel discussions featuring Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair Representative Raul Ruiz and Dr. Vicky Soto, MSNBC contributor.
“The National Day of Service on MLK Day, January 18th, is the perfect opportunity to put a focus on the incredible contributions that the Latinx community has made to our Nation and to celebrate the beginning of a new era for the Latinx community,” said Bill Valdez, President of ALLP. “Whether it is serving in the military, the government, or in non-profit organizations like the United Farm Workers, Latinx leaders such as Dolores Huerta and Sec. Castro have made a lasting impact on our Nation and have created a foundation that an emerging generation of Latinx public service leaders will build on.”