CHLI Holds Future Leaders Conference for South Florida Youth

CHLI Holds Future Leaders Conference for South Florida Youth


MIAMI, April 2, 2008 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — The Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI) is hosting its second CHLI Future Leaders Conference on Friday, April 4, 2008 at Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. The mission for CHLI’s Future Leaders Conference is to highlight leadership opportunities for South Florida students with locally, national and throughout the Americas. The CHLI Future Leaders Conference is free and is open to all university students in the South Florida community.

“Our young leaders in the South Florida community have a tremendous opportunity to build stronger and lasting ties with the democracies of our hemisphere. CHLI is honored to provide an opportunity for discussion and empowerment of our future leaders with Miami Dade College and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB),” said Rep. Lincoln Diaz-Balart.

“Now more than ever our hemisphere needs a new generation of leaders grounded in democratic and free market principles. Civica Americana is pleased to be able to help CHLI, IDB and MDC develop those new leaders and promote those ideals,” said Civica Americana President Paul Crespo.

The CHLI Future Leaders Conference gives students the opportunity to participate in policy briefings, workshops, networking and presentations from local and national leaders.

“Participating in the CHLI Future Leaders Conference is a great way to enrich students in South Florida with the opportunity for leadership,” said Octavio Hinojosa, Executive Director of CHLI.

Previous speakers included CHLI Chairman Congressman Lincoln Diaz-Balart, U.S. Executive Director of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Hector Morales, IDB President Luis Alberto Moreno and U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez.

Those interested in finding more information or to register for the April 4th CHLI Future Leaders Conference at Miami Dade College should visit .

CHLI Holds Future Leaders Conference for South Florida Youth