FREE EVENT - Latino Museum: The Time is Now!
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FREE EVENT - Latino Museum: The Time is Now!

As the largest ethnic group in the United States with strong ties to the founding of this nation, Latinos have a compelling case for a museum in the nation's capital. After years of hard work by the Friends of the National Museum of the American Latino and dedicated support from across the country, on July 27, 2020 the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed legislation to create the museum. Join us to mark Hispanic Heritage Month and learn what comes next!

 Export to Your Calendar 10/9/2020
When: Friday, October 9, 2020
11:00 am
Where: The comfort of your home
United States
Contact: Chris Bauer


Online registration is available until: 10/8/2020
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The Friends of the National Museum of the American Latino strives to create a museum in our nation’s capital to educate, inspire and encourage respect and understanding of the richness and diversity of the American Latino experience within the U.S. and its territories. By highlighting the contributions made by Latino icons, pioneers and communities to the American way of life we are all better able to truly understand what makes our nation great.

Our speaker, Estuardo Rodriguez, President and CEO of the Friends of the National Museum of the American Latino, is an engaging and eloquent advocate for creating a museum to educate, inspire and encourage respect and understanding of the richness and diversity of the American Latino experience within the U.S. and its territories. This effort is steadily making progress toward the Latino Museum becoming a reality. The Friends website is https://americanlatinomuseum.org/

Raised in Washington, D.C., Mr. Rodriguez received his B.A. in Political Science and Philosophy from Barry International Catholic University in Miami, Fl., and his Juris Doctor from St. John's University School of Law in New York City.  Mr. Rodriguez is a co-founder and former President of the Hispanic Lobbyists Association (HLA), and member of the Hispanic Bar Association of D.C. (HBA-DC).

Mr. Rodriguez began his professional law career at the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development, where he worked as an attorney under Secretary Henry Cisneros and later Secretary Andrew Cuomo. He is a Principal and Counsel on Media and Communications at The Raben Group, where he brings years of experience with media and message development in addition to extensive experience with government affairs and specialized marketing to Hispanic communities.

 

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