The 3rd Annual AFGE Hispanic Coalition Conference will take place September 30 – October 5, 2011, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
This year’s theme is “Latinos, Hoy Y Manana” (Latinos, Today and Tomorrow). AFGE’s Hispanic Coalition will offer workshops and plenaries highlighting the current state of Latinos in the U.S. and the future impact of Latinos on the workforce. Enjoy Albuquerque’s world famous Old Town, traditional Mexican food and music, folk dancers, and artists.
On Saturday, October 1, HISCO participants will be part of the National Day of Action rally called for by the AFL-CIO. HISCO participants will join local labor groups and community partners to protest the proposed cuts to federal employees, SSA, and Medicare. The theme for the rally is “Somos Uno” or “We Are One.”
Invited speakers for the conference include AFGE National President John Gage, AFGE National Vice Presidents, Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL), Rep. Ben Ray Lujan (D-NM), Rep. Martin Heinrich (D-NM), Governor Susana Martinez, the first Latina Governor, and Labor Council for Latin American Advancement (LCLAA) National Executive Director, Hector Sanchez.
Please click here to download the registration form.