Mason Arlington To Host The White House Hispanic Community Action Summit
Post date: May 25, 2012 8:07:10 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.
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.
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.
George Mason University Arlington Campus
3351 Fairfax Drive
Arlington, VA 22201
Map of Mason's Arlington Campus
Metro Stop: Virginia Square
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.