Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute Announces Gala Program

Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute Announces Gala Program



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ADVISORY for Wednesday, September 28

The Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute Hispanic Heritage Month Gala will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 28 at 7 p.m. The evening’s program will include a lineup of speakers from the Bush Administration, U.S. Congress and the Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute.

7-7:30 p.m.

Remarks by CHLI Chairman Congressman Lincoln Diaz-Balart

Remarks by House Speaker Dennis Hastert

Remarks by Senator John Cornyn

8:15-9 p.m.

Remarks by Senator Ken Salazar

Keynote Address by Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales

The dinner will commemorate Hispanic Heritage Month in celebration of Hispanic leadership and achievements.

WHEN:

Wednesday, September 28

Media check-in begins at 6 p.m.

Final media access: 8 p.m.

WHERE:

Washington Hilton

1919 Connecticut Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20009

NOTE: ALL media MUST PRESENT GOVERNMENT-ISSUED PHOTO ID (such as driver’s license) as well as VALID MEDIA CREDENTIALS.

The Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI) is a 501 (C) (3) non-profit and non-partisan organization dedicated to creating a broader awareness of the diversity of thought, heritage, interests and views of the millions of Americans of Hispanic and Portuguese descent. These Americans share views on issues of vital importance, including different visions of the American Dream. The Institute endeavors to both educate the public, media, academia and the private sector about fellow Americans of Hispanic and Portuguese descent, and to educate Hispanic and Portuguese Americans about the options for advancement and vision of the American Dream.

Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute Announces Gala Program