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March 30, 2012
NJ Revilla-Garcia 

HACU president speaks at CHCI Latino Education Policy Forum

HACU President & CEO Antonio R. Flores spoke at the Latino Education Policy Forum, which took place in San Antonio on March 30, 2012. The forum, under the theme “Keeping the Promise: Partnerships for Latino Education Success,” was an event sponsored by the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI).  

Flores was among panelists discussing strategies to increase Latino student access and success to ensure a well prepared workforce for the nation. Other panelists included: Michael Soto, Member, Texas State Board of Education; Steve Murdock, former director, U.S. Census Bureau, and Professor, Rice University; and Deborah A. Santiago, vice president for policy and research, Excelencia in Education.

(L to R) Steve Murdock, former director, U.S. Census Bureau, and Professor, Rice University; Deborah A. Santiago, vice president for policy and research, Excelencia in Education; Esther Aguilera, president and CEO, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute; Rep. Charles Gonzalez; Norma Garcia, moderator and news anchor Telemundo Dallas and San Antonio; Antonio R. Flores, president and CEO, Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities; and Michael Soto, Member, Texas State Board of Education. Photo courtesy of CHCI.

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) was established in 1978 to help increase opportunities for Hispanics to participate in and contribute to the American policy making process.