New York–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–July 21, 2007–Hispanic Information Telecommunications Network, the first Spanish-language educational and cultural network in the U.S., and the National Council of La Raza, have developed an exciting and informative line-up directly from NCLR’s Conference in Miami, Florida from July 21-24.
“Viewers can expect coverage on significant issues affecting their lives,” said Jose Luis Rodriguez, HITN-TV Founder and President. “Our mission is to offer programming with an educational focus that seeks to provide Latinos the tools and information that will help them navigate life and succeed in their communities and beyond.”
HITN-TV is a major media sponsor of the conference and will feature a special edition of “Nuestra Voz, Nuestro Futuro.”
The schedule is as follows:
— 9:30 a.m. (EST) featuring Raul Yzaguirre, NCLR Founder; Janet Murguía, NCLR President and CEO; and Jose Luis Rodriguez, HITN-TV President.
— 11 a.m. “Como hacerse ciudadano”
— 1:30 p.m. “Que necesitan saber los imigrantes”
— 4 p.m. “Disparidad de salud y los hispanos”
— 11 a.m. “El arte dificil de cumplir con el credito”
— 3:30 p.m. Live Town Hall: “Reduce Obesity among Latinos”
— Noon “Ya es hora ciudadana e inmigracion”
— 3:30 p.m. Live Town Hall: “Strong American Schools; Latinos Speak Out”
— Noon “Lideres: Nuestra Voz, Nuestro Futuro”
— 3:30 p.m. Town Hall: “Lideres: Nuestra Voz, Nuestro Futuro”
“We are thrilled to have HITN-TV’s expert coverage at our conference,” said Janet Murguía, NCLR President and CEO. “Our rich history and contributions to the Latino community go hand-in-hand with HITN-TV’s, so this is an ideal collaboration.”
HITN currently reaches more than 20 million households in the U.S. through DirectTV, and nationally on Dish Network, and in key local markets on Time Warner Cable, Comcast, Charter Cable, and AT&T U-verse, and Verizon’s Fios System in the immediate future.
Hispanic Information Telecommunications Network, Inc. (HITN), now in its 24th year, is the first Hispanic public television network providing educational and cultural programming in the United States. HITN was founded in 1987 with the mission of advancing the educational, cultural, socioeconomic and political aspirations of Latinos. Today the network remains the first media conduit offering educational, enriching and empowering content to the nation’s fastest growing ethnic group. HITN is committed to serving the Hispanic community through the development and distribution of high quality Spanish-language content. HITN is currently expanding its original productions and program lineup for the 2008 season. For more information on HITN, visit http://www.hitn.tv.