Latinas in the Resistance

Throughout our nation’s history, Latinas have been a voice at the forefront of ensuring equality for all Americans. Despite the challenges our nation faces, Latinas represent a growing economic and political force that is thriving and optimistic about this country’s future. For more than a year, the Trump administration has sought to undermine American democracy and strip protections and opportunities from communities that are often taken for granted. In response, Latinas are leading activist movements, running for public office, and speaking out against injustices across the nation. They are defending immigrant rights, reproductive rights, and environmental justice. From Puerto Rico to Texas to Washington, D.C., they are leveraging their power to move this country forward.

Please join the Center for American Progress Action Fund for a thoughtful discussion examining the power of Latinas in American society. This event is part of an ongoing series that focuses on race and creating power to move a progressive agenda forward.

Opening remarks:
Danyelle Solomon, Senior Director, Progress 2050, Center for American Progress Action Fund

Distinguished panelists:
Del. Elizabeth R. Guzman (D-VA)
Mayra Macias, Political Director, Latino Victory Project
Bridgette Gomez, Director of Latinx Outreach and Engagement, Planned Parenthood Federation of America

Moderator:
Lia Parada, Director, Government Affairs, Center for American Progress Action Fund

Center for American Progress Action Fund
1333 H Street NW, 10th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20005

Additional information

A light lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m.