Education Reform & Educational Policy Priorities
Date(s) - Wednesday, April 25, 2012
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Presented by: UIC Chancellor’s Committee on the Status of Latinos and the Latino Cultural Center
Join the Chancellor’s Committee on the Status of Latinos and the UIC Latino Cultural Center for an interactive discussion with Executive Director of the Latino Policy Forum, Sylvia Puente. We will discuss the context of current education reform efforts and the priorities that emerged from the Latino Policy Forum’s recent convening of the Education Advisory Committee and Education Summit.
Sylvia Puente, the Executive Director of the Latino Policy Forum, works to improve educational outcomes for children, makes housing accessible and affordable, promoting just immigration reform, and building the influence and leadership of the Latino community. She is the convener of the Illinois Latino Agenda where her collaboration and consensus-building skills are highly valued. Through the Forum, she works with more than 100 organizational leaders in the Chicago metropolitan region. She has been recognized as one of the “100 Most Influential Hispanics in the U.S.” by Hispanic Business magazine.
If you require any accommodations please contact us at least three days before the event.
Name: Mario Lucero
UIC Latino Cultural Center