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November 26, 2018
Bob Menéndez Presses White House on Khashoggi Murder, Kamala Harris May Lose Judiciary Post, and Mazie Hirono Wants Facebook Investigated
TEAR GASThat’s how U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers met migrants, including women and children, on Sunday after American officials temporarily closed a border crossing between San Diego and Tijuana, Mexico after a huddled mass of Central American migrants sought to cross. THE ART OF NO DEALThe incoming Mexican administration of Andrés Manuel López Obrador said there is no deal yet with the U.S. that would allow asylum seekers to wait in Mexico while their cases are decided after reports indicated such an agreement had been reached. CLIMATE CHAOSThe Trump administration on Friday issued a scientific report that directly contradicts its own climate-change policies. MAGA officials are expected to ignore the report’s findings of the economic strain caused by climate change, even as it continues to cut environmental regulations, while opponents use it to mount legal attacks against the very administration that issued the report. PROBLEM SOLVERSThe bipartisan Caucus in Congress will meet with Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on Tuesday to ask her to publicly back three of the group's proposed rules changes "to help spur immediate action on health care, immigration, and infrastructure." Pelosi, Steny Hoyer (D-MD), Jim Clyburn (D-SC), and Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) are all now running unopposed for Speaker, Majority Leader, Whip, and Assistant Democratic Leader. NATIVE AMERICAN STAFF… As Congresswomen-elect Sharice Davids (D-KS) and Debra Haaland (D-NM) make history on Capitol Hill as the first Native American women in Congress, Native American staff should occupy the halls of Congress as well. Spread the word. COUNTING BILLS AND SHININGFormer Fox News President Bill Shine, who now serves as the White House’s top communications official under Trump, received $8.4 million in severance pay and is slated to receive bonuses valued at approximately $3.5 million -- sparking questions about a government official receiving payment from a media outlet, often a feeder to the president’s policies, where former WH Comms Director Hope Hicks is slated to become Chief Communications Officer for Fox News’ parent company. HYDE THE MONEYMajor League Baseball has joined a list of corporations asking Mississippi Republican Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith for their campaign contribution back after a series of racist incidents. She faces Democrat Mike Espy in a runoff election tomorrow. LOVE LOSTCongressional Republicans lost their only Black woman after Congresswoman Mia Love (UT) conceded her race to Democratic Salt Lake City Mayor Ben McAdams. I NOW PRONOUNCE YOU… Man and wife. That’s what Congressman Elijah Cummings (D-MD) said to MSNBC personalities Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski who wed on Saturday at a private ceremony in DC in front of the Constitution. WE THE PEOPLE… in order to form a more perfect Union, are kicking off the week with this...
  • Congressman Luis Gutiérrez (D-IL) and Congressman-elect Jesús "Chuy" García team up to help Latino candidates.
  • House GOP subpoenas Loretta Lynch.
  • Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) wants body cams on all federal police officers.
  • Cut aid to Puerto Rico? Not so fast say a group of lawmakers.
  • Ajit Pai intros plan to block spam texts -- but it’s not without controversy.
  • JetBlue names a new General Counsel.
  • Actress Phylicia Rashad and Ford Foundation’s Darren Walker help raise $10 million for the African American Cultural Action Fund. Read to the bottom!
Actresses Nora Awkwafina Lum and Lisa Lu at the Asian World Film Festival in LA earlier this month.
Actress Justina Machado, actor and activist Wilmer Valderrama, playwright and activist Lin-Manuel Miranda, Latino Victory Co-Founder Eva Longoria, and actor Amaury Nolasco last Wednesday.
Bob Menéndez Probes White House Over Journalist’s Murder 
Despite Donald Trump’s ambiguous free pass to Saudi Arabia’s Mohammed bin Salman for ordering the murder and dismemberment of one of his own citizens, Washington Post’s Jamal Khashoggi, lawmakers are demanding a definitive statement. Hours after the president declared, in a statement filled with exclamation points, that the U.S. would stand with Saudi Arabia as a crucial economic and national security ally, Senate Foreign Relations Committee leaders Bob Menéndez (D-NJ) and Bob Corker (R-TN) penned a letter to 45. "In light of recent developments," Menéndez and Corker wrote in the November 20th letter, "we request that your determination specifically address whether Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is responsible for Mr. Khashoggi's murder." Multiple outlets have reported that the CIA concluded with high confidence that the Crown Prince was directly involved in the decision to kill Khashoggi. The Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act requires the president, upon receipt of a request from the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, to determine whether a foreign person is responsible for an extrajudicial killing, torture, or other gross violation of internationally recognized human rights against an individual exercising freedom of expression, and report to the Committee within 120 days with a determination and a decision on the imposition of sanctions on that foreign person or persons -- a point they highlight in the letter. So far, no response from the White House. Read the full letter here.
Mazie Hirono Wants DOJ to Investigate Claims that Facebook Retaliated Against Critics
Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI) 
penned a letter to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein urging him to expand any investigation into Facebook and Cambridge Analytica to include whether Facebook -- or any other entity affiliated with or hired by the social media giant -- hid information and retaliated against critics or public officials seeking to regulate the platform. The social media company admitted on Wednesday that a top executive hired a public relations firm to attack George Soros and undermine critics by publicizing their association with the billionaire Jewish philanthropist. The NYT reported last week that Facebook took significant steps to retaliate and spread disinformation about people who have criticized the company, which, if not properly disclosed, may have campaign finance implications. Joined by Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), and Chris Coons (D-DE), Hirono made the point that consumer data is at risk. “Since the 2016 election, both the government and Facebook’s own internal investigations have revealed that the company failed to adequately protect the data and trust of its 2.2 billion users. Facebook also failed to implement basic protocols to prevent manipulation by foreign adversaries working to undermine America’s political system,” the Senators wrote. “Given the staggering amount of data that Facebook has collected on both its users – even people who have not consented to use of the platform – these allegations raise profound concerns about the company’s willingness to protect the public and our democracy,” they continued. Embattled CEO Mark Zuckerberg told CNN he did not know about the concerted Soros attacks. Patrick Gaspard, who heads the Soros Foundation, says he finds it hard to believe that an attack like this wasn’t cleared at the highest levels. Read the full letter here.

Will Kamala Harris Keep Coveted Judiciary Post?
Unless Senate Democrats strike a deal, either with the Republican majority or with fellow Democrats on the Committee, Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) may lose her coveted post on the Senate Judiciary Committee. It’s an issue of Committee size and rank -- Democrats will not control the Senate in the new Congress, and Harris is the Committee's most junior member. Discussion of the move to possibly remove the Committee’s only Black woman has already sparked a tense backlash. The only other African American on the Committee is Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ), and the Republican side of the dais is all white men and Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX). Serious discussions about Committee size and composition will begin after the results of the Senate runoff election in Mississippi between Democrat Mike Espy and Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith are known. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) could potentially agree to expand the number of Republicans on the panel so that no Dems are forced off. But why would McConnell accommodate such a deal? Many Senate Republicans believe the Committee is too large and some of its members have openly expressed hostility towards Harris, a former prosecutor, during hearings. Harris is all but confirmed to launch a White House bid next year, and her post on the Committee would give her welcome exposure. The Senate Judiciary Committee has a full 2019 agenda, including an Attorney General confirmation and oversight of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. Stay tuned. More here.

Latest on Ben Ray Luján and Marcia Fudge House Leadership Bids
Congressman Ben Ray Luján
’s (D-NM) path to join the Democrats’ House leadership team is clear after Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI) bowed out from the Assistant Democratic Leader race on Wednesday. Cicilline wrote a letter to his colleagues saying that Luján’s success as DCCC Chair in the midterms was why he dropped his bid: “Like many of you, I believe that Chairman Lujan deserves a place at the leadership table after helping usher in our historic Democratic victory ... Since Chairman Lujan entered the race, I have been asking myself how I can continue to effectively contribute to the Democratic Caucus in an elected leadership position, while recognizing Chairman Lujan’s critical role in our success.”
Cicilline will instead run for Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, a position Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) suggested the Caucus create for him. Meanwhile, the speculation on whether Congresswoman Marcia Fudge (D-OH) would challenge Pelosi for the top House spot in the 116th Congress is over. Fudge last week decided not to run for Speaker after Pelosi assured her that Black women will be heard under her leadership. “My consideration was due in large part to the lack of sustained efforts that ensure diversity, equity and inclusion at all levels of the House,” Fudge said. Pelosi announced that she planned to restore a House Administration Subcommittee on Elections -- which the GOP eliminated in 2013 -- and would name the Ohio Dem as its Chair. With these developments, the top four spots on the Democrat’s leadership team are uncontested as of now. More here.
CNN’s Abby Phillip celebrating her birthday in Rio de Janeiro over the weekend.
The Daily Show’s Jaboukie Young-White on-set in NYC for an interview with V Magazine last month.
Eleanor Holmes Norton Wants Body Cams on All Federal Police Officers
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC)
and Congressman Don Beyer (D-VA) introduced a bill to require uniformed federal police officers to wear body cameras and have dashboard cameras in marked vehicles. The lawmakers introduced the measure just before the one-year anniversary of the November 17th shooting of unarmed 25-year-old Bijan Ghaisar by U.S. Park Police officers. Ghaisar was fatally shot in his car by Park Police in Fairfax County, VA after he fled a car crash and was pursued by officers. Park Police have refused to discuss the shooting, and the names of the officers involved have not been released. Federal police officers aren’t currently equipped with body cameras. The bill states that footage from federal police body cameras “may not be withheld from the public on the basis that it is an investigatory record or was compiled for law enforcement purposes” in cases where officers are the subject of the investigation. It also requires all body-camera footage to be maintained for six months and then permanently deleted. But the footage must be maintained for three years if it captures use of force or an incident subject to a complaint. Officers would be required to notify people that they are being recorded, and crime victims, witnesses, and occupants of private residences shall be asked if they want the camera turned off the bill states. In-car footage must be retained for at least 90 days, the bill states, and each vehicle should have at least 10 hours of storage and wireless microphone capability. “Federal police are late in requiring body cameras and dashboard cameras, which help ensure transparency, protect the public and officers alike and hold bad actors accountable,” Norton said in a news release. “The federal government should follow the lead of state and local law enforcement departments across the nation, including D.C.’s D.C. police, that have implemented these best policing practices.” More here.

GOP Subpoenas Loretta Lynch
House Republicans are making one more push to look into Hillary Clinton’s emails before they lose control of the chamber and have subpoenaed former AG Loretta Lynch to testify on the issue. Judiciary Committee Chairman Congressman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) issued subpoenas last week to Lynch and former FBI Director James Comey, calling on them to come before the House Judiciary and Oversight Committees for a deposition. They have asked the former Obama-era AG to appear on December 4th as part of the Committees’ joint investigation into decisions made by DOJ in 2016. In a release, Republicans said they have repeatedly requested to interview both of them about their roles in certain decisions, but they have yet to voluntarily appear. Comey has been asked to appear on December 3rd, but he has said he will only appear for an open Committee hearing. Republicans will lose their subpoena power once Dems take control of the lower chamber in January. More here.
Lawmakers Push Back on President’s Call to Cut Hurricane Aid to Puerto Rico
Donald Trump asked Congress last week to stop providing relief and reconstruction money to Puerto Rico. He reportedly told congressional leaders and appropriators that he doesn’t want to include additional Puerto Rico funding in future spending bills. A bicameral group of lawmakers -- including Congressmen Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ), Luis Gutiérrez (D-IL), Bennie Thompson (D-MS), and Adriano Espaillat (D-NY), Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez (D-NY), and Senator Bob Menéndez (D-NJ) -- wrote Trump a letter condemning his comment, saying pulling federal relief aid would have a “catastrophic effect on the Island’s already fragile recovery.” In the letter, the lawmakers instead suggest that future legislation should preclude disaster relief funds from being used to pay for Puerto Rico’s debt. “President Trump and Republicans in Congress turned their backs on the American citizens of Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, and the island is still suffering from their neglect,” Grijalva said. “The President’s ultimate responsibility is to keep Americans safe during times of disaster and recovery ... Certainly, disaster assistance funds shouldn’t be siphoned off to pay hedge funds and Wall Street creditors.  However, the answer isn’t to slash assistance to our fellow citizens who are in desperate need, but rather to provide the necessary aid and ensure that it is walled off from creditors,” added Velázquez. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Congressman Peter DeFazio (D-OR) also signed on. See the full letter here.

Lawmakers Aim to Help President Drain the Swamp
A group of lawmakers thinks Donald Trump needs help fulfilling a campaign promise to “drain the swamp.” Hence, Congressmen Ted Lieu (D-CA), Rubén Gallego (D-AZ), and David Cicilline (D-RI) joined Congresswomen Linda Sánchez (D-CA) and Anna Eshoo (D-CA) to introduce the Restoring the Public Trust Act. The bill package incorporates a number of pieces of legislation aimed at strengthening ethical standards in the federal government to prevent government corruption and ensure accountability for the American public. The members said upon introduction of the bill, “One of the most surprising aspects of the Trump Administration has been how willingly they have shirked ethical norms—and how easily some of our current laws have allowed it to happen. Actions that would’ve been unthinkable in prior Administrations are standard practice in this one. If there is something positive to come out of the Trump Administration’s culture of corruption, it’s that we now have an acute understanding of the loopholes in our current anticorruption protections. Whether it’s using government airplanes for personal trips or forcing taxpayers to foot the bill for visits to an official’s commercial property, Trump’s willingness to wring the taxpayer dry needs to end.” More here.

Guardian US' Sabrina Siddiqui with a furry friend in Arkansas last weekend.
ABC News’ Deborah Roberts, actress Nicolette Robinson, and NBC’s Al Roker in NYC last week at the final run of the Broadway play, Waitress.
Luis Gutiérrez and Chuy García Team Up to Help Latino Candidates
Outgoing Congressman Luis Gutiérrez (D-IL) and his successor, Democratic Congressman-elect Jesús “Chuy” García, have teamed up to launch the Latino Leadership Council, a new PAC to help Latinx candidates and highlight issues important to the Latinx community. The pair said that the PAC will raise money and use it to back political candidates who will tackle problems such as immigration, neighborhood gentrification, and income inequality. “We want to create opportunities for people, both in politics and business, by making sure everybody knows the buying power of Hispanics, the entrepreneurial spirit of Hispanics, and that Hispanic representation matches that, which hasn’t always been the case,” Gutiérrez said. García said the Council was a result of discussions about how to build on Latinx turnout in the midterms. “We need to take advantage of this enthusiasm,” he said. “What we lack in the community, and what we hope to instill, is a culture of giving, to candidates, potentially to ballot initiatives that are important to the Hispanic community.” More here.

Ajit Pai Intros Plan to Block Spam Texts -- But It's Not Without Controversy 
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has proposed new regulations that he says would cut down on spam text messaging. Sounds like a welcome policy change. No one likes spam. However, it’s not without controversy. Pai is calling on his fellow Commissioners to approve a reassigned numbers database which would help legitimate callers know whether telephone numbers have been reassigned to somebody else before calling those numbers so they can direct their calls to parties who asked for them rather than individuals who have subsequently obtained those reassigned numbers. The more controversial measure Pai is proposing, however, would give text messaging the same legal status as high-speed Internet, in effect, offering wireless carriers such as AT&T and Verizon added leeway to block and filter text messages they recognize as spam. The FCC will consider these items at its next Open Commission Meeting on December 12th. It echoes the same argument Pai used when he tackled net neutrality. However, some rights groups say the FCC's light-touch solutions won't be enough to protect consumers -- and privacy advocates worry it could have the same underwhelming result. Pai’s move has drawn fire from consumer advocacy groups which say the government had already made abundantly clear in 2016 that wireless carriers had narrow permission to block and filter unwanted texts. The new measure could instead give telecom companies wider latitude to block even legitimate text messages. Pai’s new rules come as a Democratic-controlled House is preparing a significantly increased amount of oversight on the agency. More here.
Political commentator Kurt Bardella and country music singer Jimmie Allen in Nashville earlier this month for the "CMT Next Women of Country" showcase.
Native activist Tara Houska on Thursday protesting to stop Minnesota's Line 3 oil pipeline in Minneapolis.
The Verge Names New Features Editor
Kevin Nguyen 
has joined The Verge as a Features Editor. Nguyen was most recently a Senior Editor at GQ, where he wrote about books, music, and popular media. The Massachusetts native was previously the Editorial Director at Google Play’s now-defunct ebooks service, Oyster, where he spearheaded new editorial initiatives and helped evolve the brand’s content offerings. Before that, he was an Editor at Amazon Books. Nguyen has also contributed to The New York Times, the Paris Review, The New Republic, The Atlantic, and more. He recently penned his first novel, New Waves, due out next year. The University of Puget Sound graduate officially begins his new role today. More about him here.

Stateline Names a New Staff Writer
April Simpson
is joining Pew Charitable Trusts’ news arm, Stateline, as a Staff Writer. In her new role, she’ll contribute to the coverage and analysis of trends in state policy. Simpson currently serves as an Associate Editor at Current, where she writes about funding, innovation, diversity, and workplace culture. She was previously a Staff Writer at Food For The Poor, where she traveled regularly to Central America and the Caribbean to research and report on food, housing, and water projects. Before that, she served as a Fulbright Fellow in Botswana and Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo Fellow with the International Women’s Media Foundation. She has also worked at the Seattle Times, The New York Times, and the Tampa Bay Times. The 2006 Smith College graduate, who also holds a Master’s from the London School of Economics and Political Science, began her career as a Reporter for the Boston Globe. More here
LA Times Adds New Faces to Newsroom
The Los Angeles Times is beefing up its Metro reporting with the announcement of several new and returning staff members. Gustavo Arellano is joining the LA Times as a Features Writer. He was most recently a Columnist on the LA Times' Opinion page. Prior to that, he spent 15 years at OC Weekly, where he served as a Staff Writer and Editor, and is best known for his “Ask A Mexican” column, where he debunks stereotypes about Latinos in general and Mexicans in particular. The 2001 Chapman University graduate, who also holds a Master’s from UCLA, is the author of ¡Ask a Mexican!, Orange County: A Personal History, and Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America. Melody Gutiérrez is joining Metro as a Reporter in the Sacramento bureau. She is currently the Sacramento Bureau Chief at the San Francisco Chronicle. She previously spent nearly a decade covering the state legislature for The Sacramento Bee. Prior to that, the 2004 California State University at Chico graduate was a Sports Reporter for The Bee, writing about the Kings and the Sacramento River Cats. Erika D. Smith is joining Metro as an Assistant Editor. She joins from The Sacramento Bee, where she served as the paper's Associate Editor, Editorial Writer, and Columnist. Before The Bee, Smith was a Metro Columnist for The Indianapolis Star, where she wrote about issues affecting urban Indianapolis including mass transit, neighborhood redevelopment, and public art. The 2000 Ohio University graduate was also a Reporter and Copy Editor at the Akron Beacon Journal. More about them here.
Hip-hop mogul Master P and Compton, CA Mayor Aja with her newborn daughter serving Thanksgiving dinner to the community last week.
Investigation Discovery’s María Elena Salinas with her daughters and singer Gloria Estefan on Thursday, feeding families in need in Florida.
JetBlue Appoints New General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
JetBlue Airways has appointed Brandon Nelson as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. In his new role, he will lead JetBlue’s legal, ethics and compliance, cybersecurity, and environmental, social, and governance efforts. Nelson currently serves as acting General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at JetBlue, as well as on the investment committee of the company’s corporate venture capital fund, JetBlue Technology Ventures. He was previously the VP, Associate General Counsel where he led a team of lawyers in sponsorship agreements, real estate leases, mergers and acquisitions, and more. Before that, he was the Director, Corporate Counsel, and Assistant Secretary, leading in-house counsel on various regulatory agency investigations. Nelson joined JetBlue in 2005 as Manager, Staff Counsel. The 1996 Howard University graduate, who went on to earn his law degree from NYU, began his legal career as an Associate at Shearman & Sterling in NYC. “It’s a real honor to step into this role at such an exciting time in JetBlue’s history as we set our company up for its next chapter of success,” said Nelson. “We have an amazing team of crewmembers and working together I am confident we will continue to do great things for our brand, our customers, and our communities.” More here.

Biden Foundation Names LGBTQ Policy Associate
Thomas Hudson
has joined the Biden Foundation as an LGBTQ Policy Associate. In his new role, he’ll focus on child welfare, LGBTQ rights, human rights, and more. He previously worked in the office of Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA), where he focused on child welfare, LGBT rights, and human rights. Hudson -- who spent eight years in foster care -- was also previously a Consultant for the National Resource Center for Youth Services where he facilitated discussions about the foster care experience and advocated for child welfare system reform. The 2018 University of Central Oklahoma graduate was named a 2017 True Colors Fund “40 of the 40” honoree -- which recognizes youth who have experiences with homelessness and provides them opportunities to be engaged in their work nationally and within their home communities. He joins the Biden Foundation as they recently launched the “As You Are” campaign, a family and community acceptance campaign to raise awareness of the importance of family acceptance in the lives of LGBTQ young people. More here
 Democratic Congresswomen-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ilhan Omar at the Capitol last week during new member orientation.
William Bumpus Jr. with his mom, CBS News' Gayle King, and sister Kirby Bumpus volunteering in Puerto Rico over the weekend.
African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund Raises $10 Million
The National Trust for Historic Preservation -- co-chaired by Ford Foundation’s Darren Walker and actress Phylicia Rashad -- announced that one year after the launch of the African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund, the organization has raised more than $10M dollars for the $25M initiative. The Action Fund aims to uplift stories of African American achievement, activism, and community, crafting a narrative that helps to reconstruct Black national identity while inspiring a new generation of activists to advocate for diverse historic places. In this inaugural year, the Action Fund was able to award 16 grants, totaling more than $1M, to preservation organizations across the country, with funding going to support the preservation of sites and stories of Black history. The grants, presented in July at Essence Festival, covered work in communities from Birmingham to the South Side of Chicago. The Action Fund has also supported four new National Treasure designations, including the childhood home of singer Nina Simone, and Memphis-based Clayborn Temple, famed for its role in the Sanitation Workers’ Strike of 1968. In the coming year, the National Trust will conduct research exploring the impact that preservation has on contemporary urban issues that disproportionately affect communities of color, as well as support HBCUs, ensuring that their histories and legacies are preserved. More here.

Wednesday, November 28th, 6P: The CHCI Alumni Association hosts the 2018 Chiefs of Staff Reception, recognizing two congressional Chiefs of Staff for their leadership and commitment to diversity and inclusion on Capitol Hill. Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, 1128 16th Street, N.W., DC. Click here for more information
Wednesday, November 28th, 6:30P: Friends of the National Museum of the American Latino hosts the American Latino Influencer Awards, in recognition of Latino leaders and trailblazers in public service, arts and culture, business, and in the government. The InterContinental Wharf, 801 Wharf Street, S.W., DC. Click here for more information.
Wednesday, November 28th: The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute convenes a tech summit. Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., DC. Click here for more information.
Wednesday, November 28th - Saturday, December 1st: National Black Caucus of State Legislators host their 42nd Annual Legislative Conference, “Rejecting Walls That Divide and Building Bridges That Bring Us Together.” New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge, 333 Adams Street, Brooklyn, NY. Click here for more information.
Friday, December 1st: LULAC's Latinx Tech Summit, in partnership with Capital Factory and Prospanica Texas, bringing together Latino tech leaders, designers, innovators, corporate and government leaders, and scholars. 701 Brazos St, Austin, TX. Click here for more information.
Tuesday, December 4th, 5:30P: A conversation and book signing with AURN White House Correspondent April D. Ryan moderated by CNN's Don Lemon. 1 Time Warner Center, NYC. Click here for more information.
Thursday, December 6th - Sunday, December 9th: National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators host their 16th National Summit. Kona Kai Resort, 1551 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA. Click here for more information.
Tuesday, May 14th, 2019: APAICS 25th Anniversary Awards Gala Dinner to celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. The evening honors Asian American and Pacific Islander leaders, both current and pioneers, and recognizes outstanding individuals and organizations that continue to politically empower the AAPI community. 1000 H Street, N.W., DC. Click here for more information.
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