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ADVISORY: CAP Action Hosts a Discussion on Latinas in the Resistance
Press Advisory

ADVISORY: CAP Action Hosts a Discussion on Latinas in the Resistance

Washington, D.C. — 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 America’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.

On Thursday, May 24, the Center for American Progress Action Fund will host 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.

WHO:

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

WHERE:

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

WHEN:

Thursday, May 24th at 12:00 p.m. ET

For more information or to speak with an expert, contact Allison Preiss at apreiss@americanprogressaction.org or 202.478.6331.