CHCI Issues Conference Takes Innovative Approach to Shaping Public Policy

CHCI Issues Conference Takes Innovative Approach to Shaping Public Policy

Summits Based on Congressional Hispanic Caucus Taskforces; Leaders from Education to Immigration to Finance Ignite Provocative Discussion, Formulate Nationally Distributed Policy Recommendations



ADVISORY for Monday and Tuesday September 22nd and 23rd


Monday, September 22, 2003

9:00 a.m. Status Report on the 2002 Issues Conference Recommendations

10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Discuss Issues and Identify Challenges

12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Luncheon Keynote U.S. Surgeon General Richard Carmona

2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Formulate Policy Recommendations

Tuesday, September 23, 2003

9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Presentation of Summit’s Top Three Policy Recommendations

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Closing Luncheon Keynote

11:30 to 1:30 p.m. Emerging Leaders Luncheon Keynote

2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Emerging Leaders Workshop


The nation’s leading Hispanic elected officials, policy experts, academic scholars, corporate executives and community leaders, including Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus; Senator Jon Corzine and U.S. Surgeon General Richard Carmona


CHCI’s 2003 Issues Conference will address the most timely and salient issues confronting the Latino community. The forum is distinct from other national conferences in that it provides an opportunity for community leaders Hispanic Members of Congress and Administration officials to convene and interact in a summit series format. Participants will develop public policy recommendations, which will be compiled into a report and distributed to the President and his Cabinet, state governors, and all members of Congress. Summit topic areas will include Arts and Entertainment, Corporate America, Education, International Relations, and International Trade/Small Business.


Washington Convention Center, Rooms 145-160, Check-in 151B

CHCI, a non-profit and non-partisan educational 501(c)(3) organization, provides leadership development programs and educational services for Hispanic college and postgraduate students. The CHCI board of directors is comprised of Hispanic Members of the U.S. Congress, non-profit leaders, and corporate executives.



Rolando Rodríguez

202-543-1771, ext. 242

703-371-1489 (cellular)

CHCI Issues Conference Takes Innovative Approach to Shaping Public Policy