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    White House Officials Hold a Summit for Latinos!

    White House Officials Hold a Summit for Latinos!
    By Elizabeth Llorente Published October 18, 2011

    White House officials met with dozens of Latino community leaders in New York Tuesday to hear their ideas and concerns, part of a series of similar meetings the Obama administration is holding across the country.

    Billed the White House Hispanic Community Action Summit, leaders from fields as wide-ranging as education, small business, healthcare, politics and social services discussed the Latino community’s needs in those areas.

    They broke up into groups, in which people from New York, New Jersey and Connecticut shared stories about problems they encounter and about solutions they found that others might find useful as well.
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    At the summit, held at Baruch College of the City University of New York, Obama administration officials told the crowd about federal programs that were available to help the leaders fill the needs in their community.

    One of the attendees, César Cardenas, the director of Intergovernmental Affairs for the New York City Workforce Investment Board, said he valued the chance to brainstorm with leaders from other sectors and to have discussions with White House officials.

    “I hope to make connections here, with stakeholders, to get better access [for the community] to capital and education
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    More campaigning at our expense.
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    "The White House has at least 30 more Latino summits is planning, Sepulveda said."

    How about we spend time on what everyone wants and not just the latinos.

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