Virtual Latinx Heritage Month : Panel/Plática: Latinas in Public Service

Date: September 28, 2021

Time: 1 - 2:15 p.m.

Location: Online

Categories:
  • Palo Alto College, Featured, Faculty & Staff, Students, Community

Palo Alto College commemorates National Voter Registration Day with a panel focused on Latina civic engagement through public service. While Latinas have been historically underrepresented in political leadership positions, the Latina vote and participation in public service are vital to the political representation of Latinx communities. Panelists will discuss strategies and personal experiences related to voting mobilization, community organizing, and public service.

Panelists:

  • Teri Castillo – San Antonio City Council Member, District 5
  • Joleen Garcia – Economic Justice Coordinator, Texas Organizing Project (TOP)
  • Dr. Loraine Pulido – Alamo Colleges District Board Member, District 4

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