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Mason Arlington To Host The White House Hispanic Community Action Summit

posted May 25, 2012, 1:07 PM by Lilly Mancilla   [ updated May 25, 2012, 1:08 PM ]
from The Office of Community Relations

George Mason University's Arlington Campus will serve as the site of The White House Hispanic Community Action Summit on Saturday, June 9, 2012.

 

This event is free and open to the community.

 

Registration is required.

 

Who?

Senior Obama Administration officials from diverse policy areas connecting with Community leaders, business owners, and other stakeholders to discuss issues critical to the Hispanic community, Virginia, and the nation. 

 

What?

The White House Hispanic Community Action Summit is an innovative open space dialogue where participants work together to define the agenda and shape outcomes. The summit is free and open to the public. 

 

Where?

George Mason University Arlington Campus

Founders Hall

3351 Fairfax Drive

Arlington, VA 22201

Map of Mason's Arlington Campus

Metro Stop: Virginia Square

Driving Directions

 

 

When?

Saturday, June 9, 2012

8:30AM – 4:00PM


The focus of the Action Summit is to accomplish three key goals:

 

1.  Establish a space where community leaders can meaningfully engage and interact with key decision and policy makers in the Obama Administration on matters involving diverse policy areas that affect the Hispanic community;

 

2.  Identify policy and programmatic areas of concern, receive and respond to constructive criticism and feedback, and identify local success stories and practices in policy areas that benefit the Hispanic community and our nation;

 

3.  Identify and develop opportunities for Hispanic leaders and stakeholders to collaborate with the Obama administration and other leaders from across the country in addressing the interests and concerns of the Hispanic community.







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