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2019 Latino Day on the Hill

Date & Time: 
01/25/2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Iowa State Capitol

The Iowa Commission of Latino Affairs will hold its second Latino Day on the Hill, Friday, January 25, 2019 at the Iowa State Capitol from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM.

Join the commission for a light breakfast and learn about the 2018 Iowa Commission of Latino Affairs Policy Recommendations. Hear from Iowa Legislators, Iowa Latinx youth, elected officials, and nonprofit organizations. Learn about the legislative process, advocacy opportunities, running for office and more.

Commission Legislative Committee Chair, Marlu Abarca from Des Moines stated the following “Our goal this year is to provide a space for Latinx to learn about the legislative process so they can feel empowered to return to the Capitol when the community needs to advocate”.