Join 22 Members of Congress, President's Cabinet
at CHCI's 2009 Public Policy Conference

Schedule-at-a-Glance Now Available Online

CHCI Chair Rep. Nydia Velázquez (NY-12) invites you to CHCI's 2009 Public Policy Conference, themed "Latinos Leading in a Global Society," on September 13-15, 2009 at the Washington, D.C. Convention Center.  Join 22 Members of Congress, President's Obama's Cabinet Secretaries, and national policy leaders to discuss Latinos leading in key issue areas such as the economy, health care reform, census, immigration, education, workforce preparedness, energy, and the green economy.

Registration packages and tickets for individual sessions available now.

Confirmed for CHCI's Hispanic Heritage Month Activities
Hon. Arne Duncan, Secretary, Department of Education
Hon. Ken Salazar, Secretary, Department of Interior
Hon. Hilda Solis, Secretary, Department of Labor
Hon. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (CA-8)
Hon. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (NV)
Hon. Nydia Velázquez (NY-12), CHCI Chair
Hon. Joe Baca (CA-43)
Hon. Xavier Becerra (CA-31)
Hon. Dennis Cardoza (CA-18)
Hon. Henry Cuellar (TX-28)
Hon. Charles González (TX-20)
Hon. Raúl Grijalva (AZ-7)
Hon. Luis Gutiérrez (IL-4)
Hon. Rubén Hinojosa (TX-15)
Hon. Ben R. Luján (NM-3)
Hon. Grace Flores Napolitano (CA-38)
Hon. Solomon Ortiz (TX-27)
Hon. Pedro Pierluisi (PR)
Hon. Ciro Rodriguez (TX-23)
Hon. Silvestre Reyes (TX16)
Hon. Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-34)
Hon. Gregorio Sablan (NMI)
Hon. John Salazar (CO-3)
Hon. Linda Sánchez (CA-39)
Hon. Loretta Sánchez (CA-47)
Hon. Albio Sires (NJ-13)

Each year CHCI's Public Policy Conference draws national leaders from the government, corporate, labor and non-profit communities for discourse on the most important issues facing Latinos in America.  Don't miss your opportunity to become a part of history.

Register Now! 

For CHCI's Hispanic Heritage Month Schedule at a Glance, click here.  To view photos from 2008 Hispanic Heritage Month events, click here

Save Money on a Full Conference and Gala Package

32nd Annual Awards Gala
The 32nd Annual Awards Gala takes place September 16, 2009, and hosts dozens of Members of Congress, national celebrities, and includes top-notch entertainment as CHCI honors Latino leaders dedicated to serving the community.


Music Icon
Marc Anthony


House Speaker
Nancy Pelosi

Public Policy Conference

AMTRAK DISCOUNT --Amtrak offers a 10% discount off the lowest available rail fare to Washington, DC between September 10, 2009 - September 20, 2009. To book your reservation call Amtrak at (800) 872-7245 or contact your local travel agent. Travel must be booked through an agent and cannot be booked via the Internet. Please be sure to refer to Convention Fare Code X76Y-966.

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