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Updated March 31, 2010
Tessa Benavides

 

HACU President visits San Bernardino, CA, speaks at LEAD Summit

HACU President and CEO Dr. Antonio R. Flores served as an invited speaker at the Latino Education and Advocacy Day (LEAD) Summit at California State University – San Bernardino.  Flores was a participant in the “The Policies and Politics of Educational Access and Opportunity” forum. Also participating in the forum were: Diana Fuentes-Michel, Executive Director, California Student Aid Commission; Melinda Guzman, Member, Board of Trustees (2004-12) The California State University, General Counsel - United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Commissioner - California Post Secondary Education Commission, and Director, Federal Home Loan Bank; Dennis López, Co-Founder, Chicano/Latino Coalition for Educational Equity & English Learners of the Inland Empire, Moreno Valley AB 540 Organizing Committee Leticia A. Network for Immigrant Access to California Higher Education.

Dr. Ruth Trinidad Galván, Associate Editor of the “Journal of Latinos and Education” and Co-Editor of the “Handbook of Latinos and Education,” from the University of New Mexico-Albuquerque served as the forum’s moderator. Ramiro Porras, Jr., USDA-HSI Regional Director (Southern California) gave the introductions to the forum.

Related Article: More than 1,000 gather at Cal State San Bernardino for Latino education conference Source: The Press Enterprise

Earlier in the day Flores attended a breakfast meeting hosted by the San Bernardino Community College District at the Hilton San Bernardino Hotel where a select group of educators, elected officials and supporters of Hispanic higher education held a discussion about the state of Hispanic higher education.

Photo: Attendees of the HACU on the Road event hosted by the San Bernardino Community College District with HACU President and CEO Dr. Antonio R. Flores (Right).