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Opening Plenary: Underrepresented — Where are the Latinos?
Chair Rubén Hinojosa; Katherine Archuleta-Director, Office of Personnel Management; Maria Teresa Kumar-President & CEO, Voto Latino; Ray Suarez-Host, Inside Story, Al-Jazeera America
CHCI’s experts and partners will tackle the underrepresentation of Latinos in the key sectors of television media, federal government, clinical drug trials, corporate boards and voter turnout. Cornerstone of the discussion will be key efforts being made to address this issue and why it is imperative that Latinos grow their numbers and have a decision-making voice in each sector.
CHCI will pay tribute to veterans and service members during the opening of this session.
Latino Leaders Policy Summits—Track A
Leadership Luncheon – Latina Leadership in Congress
Reps. Michelle Lujan Grisham, Grace Napolitano, Lucille Roybal-Allard, Loretta Sanchez, Nydia Velázquez; Allan Golston-President, U.S. Program Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
The Latina leadership in Congress shares its powerful stories addressing relevant issues such as pay equity, glass ceiling, and increasing female representation in politics.
CHCI Alumni Association: Next Generation Professional Development Session
CHCI Alumni Association Reception in Honor of Chiefs of Staff
CHCI Arts & Culture Reception
Rep. Xavier Becerra
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Tri-Caucus Plenary: Rebuilding the Minority Middle Class
Chair Rubén Hinojosa; Reps. Judy Chu, Donna Edwards, Marcia Fudge
CHCI will convene the three Congressional Caucus Chairs – CHC, CBC, CAPAC, and the Women’s Caucus Co-Chairs, for a historic discussion on rebuilding the minority middle class and highlight President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper Initiative that addresses disparities in success rates for young men of color
Latino Leaders Policy Summits—Track B
Diversity in Entrepreneurship/Technology Luncheon
Rep. Nydia Velázquez and Jim Costa; Maria Contreras-Sweet-SBA Administrator
High level executives from top technology companies address what is being done to foster Latino entrepreneurs in technology and the need for technology companies to diversify their workforce.
CHCI will also present its 2014 Distinguished Alumnus Award during the session.
Sen. Robert Menendez; Reps. Luis Gutierrez, Xavier Becerra
There is widespread agreement that our nation’s immigration system is broken and needs to be fixed. This session will bring together diverse voices from the House of Representatives, U.S. Senate, and the Administration, who all share a commitment to address immigration reform for the betterment of America.
CHCI Alumni Association Business Meeting
Board of Directors Networking Reception (Invite Only)
Reyes of Comedy
Rep. José Serrano, Erik Rivera (Host), Gina Brillon, Vladimir Caamano, Angelo Lozada
Hilarity ensues when some of the most outrageous Latino comics take center stage during CHCI’s 14th Annual Reyes of Comedy. Be entertained as these talented comedians draw on their own experiences to portray life as Latinos in America, offering a night of exceptional entertainment.
Immediately following Reyes of Comedy, join us for the After Party hosted by the CHCI Alumni Association!
Reyes of Comedy After-Party: A CHCI Alumni Association Party with a Purpose
CHCI Joint Board & Advisory Council Meeting (Private)
Board of Directors Luncheon (Invite Only)
Chair’s Gala Private Reception (Invite Only)
General Reception (Open to all Gala guests)
37th Annual Awards Gala
Gala Entertainment Finale (Open to all Gala guests)
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI), a nonprofit and nonpartisan 501(c)(3) organization, provides leadership development programs and educational services to students and young emerging leaders. The CHCI Board of Directors is comprised of Hispanic members of Congress, nonprofit, union, and corporate leaders. CHCI does not attempt to influence legislation and does not employ or retain lobbyists.
The views or opinions of awardees, speakers, or guests throughout CHCI's Hispanic Heritage Month events do not reflect the views or policies of CHCI.
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