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NHLA Hosts Media Call During Republican National Convention to Present 2012 Hispanic Public Policy Agenda

DUE TO ISAAC, THIS EVENT WILL TAKE PLACE AS A MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL ON TUESDAY, AUGUST 28. PLEASE SEE CALL INFORMATION BELOW.

WASHINGTON, DC -- On Tuesday, August 28th at 10:00 a.m., the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA), a coalition of the 30 leading Hispanic organizations from across the country, will present the 2012 Hispanic Public Policy Agenda during the Republican National Convention. Due to Isaac, the briefing will take place as a media conference call.

The quadrennial document contains specific policy recommendations on behalf of the nation's fastest growing community. Leaders of NHLA's member organizations will discuss recommendations for changes by the executive, legislative and judicial spheres in the areas of economic security and empowerment, education, immigration, government accountability, civil rights, and health.

Earlier in the month, NHLA officially released the 2012 Hispanic Public Policy Agenda to national media outlets at a press conference in Washington, D.C. After the Republican National Convention, NHLA leadership will bring their recommendations to the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC.

WHAT: Media conference call presentation of NHLA’s 2012 Hispanic Public Policy Agenda: Quadrennial Blueprint for Advancing the Latino Community

WHO: Hector Sanchez, NHLA Chair Executive Director, Labor Council for Latin American Advancement Brent Wilkes, NHLA Vice-Chair Executive Director, League of United Latin American Citizens Janet Murguía, President and CEO, NCLR Jose Calderon, President, Hispanic Federation Yanira Cruz, President & CEO, National Hispanic Council on Aging Dr. Juan Andrade, Jr., President, USHLI Al Gallegos, President, National Association of Hispanic Federal Executives Minnie Gonzalez, President, NHCSL

WHEN: Tuesday, August 28, 2012 10:00 am ET

WHERE: Call: 800-895-1549 Use Conference ID: NHLA

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