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August 25, 2016

NJ Revilla-Garcia 

HACU Town Hall to focus on implications for Hispanics and the 2016 Elections

The Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities (HACU) will present a Town Hall on "Income Inequality and Health Disparities: Implications for Hispanics and the 2016 Elections,” Monday, Oct. 10, 2016, from 3:30 - 5:00 p.m., as part of its 30th Annual Conference taking place at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio.

Keynote speakers will discuss the 2016 elections and implications for income inequality and health disparities. A nationally renowned panel of experts will be moderated by award-winning television journalist Norma Garcia.

The panelists Dennis A. Ahlburg, Ph.D., distinguished professor of economics and former president of Trinity University; and Francisco Fernandez, M.D., founding dean, School of Medicine, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, will offer insights on these two  interrelated issues of paramount significance to Hispanic Americans and discuss policy solutions and proactive options for colleges and universities.


The Town Hall is part of HACU's 30th Annual Conference, Oct. 8-10. To view conference agenda, click here. Online registration for the conference is available until Sept. 16. Onsite registration will be available.