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Orgullo en Acción's announce first Chicago Latino LGBT Leadership Summit
Orgullo en Acción's announce first Chicago Latino LGBT Leadership Summit
Orgullo en Acción, Inc. is pleased to announce the first Chicago Latino LGBT Leadership Summit. It is planned for Saturday March 11, 2006, 10:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at Humboldt Park Vocational Center (1645 N. California, Chicago).

Free parking available on premises. Lunch provided by Enrique Cortes - Rique's Regional Mexican Food. Following the event there will be networking and socializing from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. at Circuit Night Club (3641 N Halsted, Chicago).

RSVP is not required for the Summit, but space is limited. Please contact Ed Negron at 773-419-2587 or ednpride@hotmail.com for free registration, or contact Carlos Mock at 773-561-6617 or ctmock@yahoo.com for questions or further information.

TOPICS / FEATURED SPEAKERS

o Latino LGBT History

o Pedro Julio Serrano - Voices of Equality Coordinator of Freedom to Marry, President of Puerto Rico Para Tod@s and one of Tentaciones' Top Ten Activists in 2004, who is flying in from New York

o Fundraising - Carlos T Mock. MD - Chair for Equality Illinois' Capitol Club and published author

o Grant Writing - Victor Pond, Director of Development for the South Side Help Center

o Agency Longevity - Evette Cardona - Board Co-Chair of Amigas Latinas

o Policies and Procedure - Julio Rodriguez - Board President of ALMA

o GLBT Law - Adoption, marriage, and immigration - Mona Noriega - Regional Director of the Midwest Office for Lambda legal

o Lobbying and Legislation - Rick Garcia - Director of Public Policy of Equality Illinois

PROGRAM

o 10:30 a.m. - Check In

o 11 am - Latino LGBT History Pedro Julio Serrano - Voices of Equality Coordinator of Freedom to Marry, President of Puerto Rico Para Tod@s and one of Tentaciones' Top Ten Activists in 2004

o 11:30am - Fundraising by Carlos T Mock, MD - Chair for Equality Illinois' Capitol Club and Author

o 12:00 p.m. - Lunch provided by Enrique Cortes - Rique's Regional Mexican Food

o 1:00 p.m. - Grant Writing by Victor Pond, Director of Development for the South Side Chicago Health Clinic o 1:30 p.m. - Agency Longevity by Evette Cardona - Board Co-Chair of Amigas Latinas

o 2 p.m. - Policies and Procedure by Julio Rodriguez - Board President of Association of Latino Men for Action ALMA

o 2:30 p.m. LGBT Laws - Adoption/marriage/immigration/deportation by Mona Noriega - Regional Director of the Midwest Office for Lambda Legal

o Lobbying and Legislation by Rick Garcia - Director of Public Policy for Equality Illinois

o 3:30 p.m. - Panel discussion

o 5 p.m. - End



A Orgullo en Acción press release

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