NAHP SCHEDULES THE HONORABLE ALBERTO GONZALEZ TO SPEAK AT SUMMIT

NAHP SCHEDULES THE HONORABLE ALBERTO GONZALEZ TO SPEAK AT SUMMIT



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WASHINGTON, D.C.–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–August 9, 2002–The Honorable Alberto Gonzalez has confirmed that he will speak at the 3rd Annual D.C. Media Summit, sponsored by the National Association of Hispanic Publications and the National Hispanic Press Foundation. Gonzalez serves as general counsel for President Bush and is a leading contender to a United States Supreme Court nomination. If nominated, Gonzalez will be the first Hispanic appointed to the position. “Al is a distinguished lawyer. Al is a man who has only one standard in mind when it comes to ethics and that is the highest of high standards,” said President Bush when he first nominated Gonzalez.

On Thursday September 26, 2002, Gonzalez will speak on issues concerning the impact Hispanic press has on the Latino population in the United States and will discuss the importance of promoting growth throughout the indistry.

The NAHP 3rd Annual D.C. Media Summit will focus on “Building the Case for Latino Print,” the chosen theme for the summit. The 2002 NAHP Media Summit Committee has planned a series of seminars that will focus on a variety of topics involving the Latino print industry. Throughout the summit, NAHP will both demonstrate how the Hispanic print industry is the most effectve media in reaching the critical demographics in the Latino population and demand a level playing field for Hispanic print in federal communications campaigns.

The White House Counsel advises the president on all legal issues concernig the Office of the President and the White House. Prior to working with the president in the White House, Gonzalez served as Bush’s secretary of state and as his legal counsel in Texas. He was a Bush appointee to the Texas Supreme Court and the second Hispanic to serve in the position. Gonzalez was born in San Antonio, Texas and raised in Houston.

NAHP is a non-profit organization founded in 1982 on a mission of uniting Hispanic publications in order to better promote Hispanic print and to educate readers of its member publications. Today, NAHP represents over 220 publications whose combined circulation reach over 10 million Hispanics across the country. NAHP publications have an estimated total readership of 42 million Latinos (based on industry standard press rate of 4.2 readers per copy).

The National Hispanic Press foundation was founded in 1996 with a mission statement of building America and its Hispanic communities through professionalism and excellence in publishing.

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NAHP SCHEDULES THE HONORABLE ALBERTO GONZALEZ TO SPEAK AT SUMMIT