U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
Shaun Donovan Joins Opening Plenary Panel

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Seeking the latest information about critical issues facing the Latino community?  On September 11-13, it can be found in one convenient location—CHCI’s Public Policy Conference.  

Register today to participate in high-level discussions of national importance led by prominent national figures.

U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan will be joining CHCI Chair Rep. Charles A. Gonzalez, Rep. Xavier Becerra, Broadcast Journalist Ray Suarez and the National Journal’s Editorial Director Ronald Brownstein, in a riveting discussion of “Job Creation, Workforce Retraining, and the Latino Community.”  The Opening Plenary, on September 12, kicks off a two-day, national dialogue that brings together important leaders, elected officials, corporate executives, community activists, educators, and YOU!

A significant part of the Public Policy Conference agenda includes the Latino Leaders Summit Series.  Led by members of Congress and leading experts, the Summit Series takes a deeper look at areas that impact the Latino community.  Visit the Latinos Leading Summit Series web pages for complete summit descriptions and lists of the dynamic panelists who are supporting the next generation of Latino leaders.

Don’t miss your chance to be heard. Reserve your seat today!

Monday, September 12

“Creating a Diverse and High Quality Teaching Workforce for the 21st Century”
Led by: Rep. Rubén Hinojosa and Res. Comm. Pedro Pierluisi 

Mental Health
“Salud Mental: School Based Mental Health Programs for Youth"
Led by Rep. Grace Flores Napolitano
Sponsor: Baxter

Civil Rights
"Redistricting: Strength in Numbers"
Led by: Rep. Charles A. Gonzalez

Economy, Migration, and Citizenship
"Border Economy as a Model for the 21st Century"
Led by: Rep. Silvestre Reyes 

Tuesday, September 13 

Energy, Innovation, and the Green Economy
Led by: Reps. Ben Ray Luján and Dennis Cardoza 

Technology, Media and the Latino Community
“The Reallocation of Spectrum”
Led by: Rep. Linda Sánchez 

“Rebuilding from the Recession: Creating a Good Jobs Plan”
Led by: Rep. Ed Pastor

“Transformation of Hispanics in Communications/Diversity in Corporate America”
Led by: Rep. Joe Baca

Housing, Wealth Building, and Financial Services
Led by: Rep. Loretta Sanchez
Sponsor: JPMorganChase & Company

Exclusive sponsorship opportunities are also available! Act now and be part of CHCI’s landmark Hispanic Heritage Month events.


Keeping the Promise is a five-year campaign to raise $43 million to strengthen and expand the reach and scope of our high school college readiness program, annual scholarships and other college attainment efforts, and professional development programs, including internships and fellowships.

Our programs draw from a national group of young Latinos and provide the financial support, resources, and direct work experience on Capitol Hill to develop a pipeline of highly talented young Latino Leaders. 

You can help CHCI succeed in its mission in any of the following ways:

1. Purchase a table at the CHCI 34th Annual Awards Gala. Invite your colleagues to a premier evening of networking and award-winning entertainment, while supporting CHCI’s educational attainment and leadership development programs. The Annual Awards Gala is the signature event of CHCI’s Hispanic Heritage Month Events.

2. Purchase two gala tickets and donate them to CHCI to allow emerging Latino leaders the opportunity to experience this signature Hispanic Heritage Month Event.


However you choose to direct your support, your contribution will make a critical difference in preparing the next generation of Latino leaders and in building the nation’s competitive edge globally.

CHCI is tax-exempt under section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue code. All grants and contributions to CHCI are tax deductible to the extent permitted by federal law.

Important Dates

September 11-13
Public Policy Conference
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Washington, D.C.

September 12
Ready to Lead (R2L)
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Washington, D.C.

September 13
11th Annual Reyes of Comedy
Warner Theatre
Washington, D.C.

September 14
34th Annual Awards Gala
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Washington, D.C.



Opportunities to Sponsor 2011 HHM Events

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