Latino Coalition Schedules Press Briefing on the Texas Latino Vote and Potential...

Latino Coalition Schedules Press Briefing on the Texas Latino Vote and Potential Impact on Texas Primary

Austin, TX--(PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE)--February 19, 2008--The following is being issued by NALEO Educational Fund:


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WHAT:

The historic ya es hora citizenship and voter participation campaign, led by a coalition of national, regional, and local organizations and the leading Spanish-language media in the country, has scheduled a press briefing to provide a profile on Latino voters in Texas. Experts will comment on the impact of the Latino vote to-date in state primaries and caucuses and the potential impact in the Texas presidential primary. The briefing is scheduled hours before and steps away from the CNN/Univision Democratic Debate. The press briefing is co-hosted by the Mexican American Legislative Caucus.

WHO:

— Ulrico “Rico” Izaguirre, Member, Board of Directors, Mi Familia Vota Educational Fund

— Antonio Ruiz Camacho, Assistant Managing Editor, Rumbo, ImpreMedia

— Arturo Vargas, Executive Director, NALEO Educational Fund

— H. Bert Gomez, Vice President, Government Relations, Univision Communications, Inc.

— Walter Ulloa, CEO, Entravision Communications, Corp.

— Members of the Mexican American Legislative Caucus

WHEN:

Thursday, February 21, 2008

10:30 am (Central Time)

WHERE:

Texas Capitol, Speaker’s Committee Room 2W.6

1100 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701

About the ya es hora campaign

ya es hora is an unprecedented national civic engagement campaign coordinated to inform, educate and motivate Latinos to participate in America’s democracy.

Latino Coalition Schedules Press Briefing on the Texas Latino Vote and Potential Impact on Texas Primary