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Join Us for Day Two of CHCI’s Public Policy Summit Series

Don’t Miss Day Two of the CHCI Public Policy Summits!

Join CHCI’s congressional members as they participate in eight summit sessions during the second day of the 2016 Public Policy Conference. Each panel will be comprised of top industry experts and community leaders covering a variety of issues, including: health, clean energy, financial literacy, media, education, energy and STEM careers, taxes and labor. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to be a part of the conversation and to learn how these issues affect the Latino community.


Day Two – Morning Sessions
10:45 am – 12:15 pm

Health: Creating a Pipeline to Health Care Professions

Rep. Raul Ruiz

J. Antonio G. Lopez, Medical Director, Cardiovascular, US Medical Organization, Amgen
Dr. Luis Padilla, Associate Administrator for Health Workforce, Director of the National Health Service Corps, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, CHCI Alumnus
Gabriel R. Sanchez, Ph.D, Professor, Department of Political Science; Executive Director, RWJF Center on Health Policy, University of New Mexico

SHRM BoCK aligned — 1.5 PDCs

Clean Energy: A New Path to Community Empowerment and Social Equity

Jennifer Allen, National Director, Chispa
Lucía Oliva Hennelly, Campaign Manager for New Climate Partnerships, EDF
Edwin Luevanos, CEO, Citizen Energy
Jorge Morales, Council Member, South Gate (CA)

Economy: Promoting Financial Literacy and Economic Empowerment for Latinos

Rep. Nydia Velázquez

Luis Campillo, Metro Manager, Los Angeles, AARP, CHCI Alumnus
Alejandra Castillo
, National Director, Minority Business Development Agency
Seung Kim, Senior Program Director, Family Income and Wealth Building, LISC
Joaquin Nuno-Whelan, Chief Engineer, Next Generation Full Size Trucks and SUVs, General Motors

SHRM BoCK aligned — 1.5 PDCs

Media: Changes in Media and How Latinos Get News and Information

Rep. Joaquin Castro

Adrian Carrasquillo, Editor, Latino Coverage, BuzzFeed
Chiqui Cartagena, Senior Vice President, Political and Advocacy Group, Univision Communications Inc.
Ed O’Keefe, Reporter, Washington Post
Catherine Sandoval, Commissioner, California Public Utilities Commission


Day Two – Afternoon Sessions
2:45 – 4:15 pm

Education: Ensuring All Kids Count – What the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Means for the Latino Community

Rep. José E. Serrano

Brenda Calderon, Education Policy Analyst, NCLR; CHCI Alumnus
Mary Cathryn Ricker, Executive Vice President, AFT
Lynn Jennings, Interim Field Director, The Education Trust

Energy: Energy, STEM and the Talent Pipeline

Rep. Gene Green

Matthew Garcia, Senior Policy Fellow-Senior Strategist, Jobs Strategy Council, U.S Department of Energy
Keith McCoy, Senior Director, Federal Relations, ExxonMobil
Patty Riddlebarger, Director of Social Corporate Responsibility, Entergy

SHRM BoCK aligned — 1.5 PDCs

Taxes: The Tax Code – Bridging or Broadening the Wealth Gap?

Rep. Xavier Becerra

Marie van Luling, Chief Government Affairs Officer, H&R Block
Ellen Nissenbaum, VP of Government Affairs, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Samantha Vargas Poppe, Associate Director, Policy Analysis Center, NCLR

Labor: Citizenship and the Workforce

Rep. Juan Vargas

Yvette Herrera, Assistant to the President, CWA
Flavia Jimenez, Senior Attorney and Project Director of Immigrant Justice, Advancement Project
Ruben Lopez, Union Representative, UFCW Local 27- Baltimore , MD
Eduardo Peña, Executive Assistant to Director of Organizing, UFCW



View the full agenda and register now!
And that’s just Day Two!

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