2014 National LULAC Regional Women's Summit Pacific Northwest
Saturday, June 7, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM (PDT)
The National League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Women’s Commission, Southwest Washington LULAC Council #47013, an Lane County LULAC Council #40001 invite you to the 2014 National LULAC Regional Women’s Summit Pacific Northwest on June 7, 2014 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Vancouver, WA at the Hilton Vancouver located at 301 West 6th Street, Vancouver, WA 98660. The purpose of the summit is to engage women from across the Pacific Northwest Area including Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Alaska, and neighboring states who have an interest in Latina women issues in order to raise their consciousness, enhance their ability to become leaders; and to have an opportunity to network with National LULAC leadership. The summit is open to all women and men.
Registration: $65.00 Student with ID: $25.00
Registration includes continental breakfast, luncheon, and reception.
Hotel reservations can be made by going to the Hilton Website: www.hilton.com or calling 800-321-3232. Mention "LULAC Women's Summit".
All day valet parking is available at the hotel for $12.00. Across from the hotel, caddy corner, is a parking garage for $2.50 full day parking. Parking is free in the metered areas and is first come first serve on a Saturday.
Porltand International Airport (PDX) is only 10 to 15 minutes away from the Hotel. Shuttle service is not available from Hotel.
The 2014 National LULAC Regional Women’s Summit Pacific Northwest is an ideal way to reach out to Latino leaders and influential community members. We believe this summit is a great opportunity to raise awareness of Latinas about each other, the importance of health, education, safety, and leadership in their communities.
The beautiful Delia Hernandez from Univision Portland KUNPTV will be Master of Ceremonies.
Mujeres Latinas from Portland State University will be helping to moderate each workshop.
Concurrent Workshops before and after luncheon
"Building your toolbox for success" by Maria Mondragon-Davis, USDA Forest Service Pacific Northwest Region Civil Rights
"The Link between domestic violence and sex trafficking among Foreign born women" by Detective Keith Bickford, Oregonians Against Trafficking Humans
"How to grow your business as a Latina entrepreneur" by Portland Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, Jonath Colon
"A relationship approach to empowered leadership: A new direction for women of color" by Yvonne Chang Consulting
"Take 25: think before you click! An internet safety/NetSmartz workshop" by Michelle Bart, President of National Women's Coalition Against Violence and Exploitation
"The Good, bad, and ugly of education for Latinas" Panel Discussion led by Dr. Emiilio Hernandez, panelists include Dr. Luz Maria Gordillo (WSU), Pam Campos (PSU trustee), Lilliana Villanueva (UofO student), Ashley Espinoza (Latino Business Network)
"Leading change through civic action" by Maru Mora Villalpando, Latino Advocacy
"Approaches to Women's Health" Panel Discussion: Linda Roman (Oregon Latino Health Coalition), Hanna Perez (Chakra), Theresa Caballero (Catholic Community Services)
"LULAC Youth Leadership - what is it?" Bernadette Hernandez (LULAC Youth President for Farwest Region), Elizabeth Zepeda (Former National LULAC Vice President for Youth)
Keynote Luncheon Speaker: Former State Representative Phyllis Gutierrez-Kenney
A silent auction will begin in the morning and end at closing. The summit will end with a reception and live entertainment provided by Mariela Singhouse and company at the Gray's Park outside patio of hotel.
Interested in exhibiting at the women's summit? Or sponsoring a group of students to attend the summit? Just let us know by sending an email to email@example.com
When & Where
Southwest WA LULAC Council #47013 and National Women's Coalition Against Violence & Exploitation
The mission of LULAC is to advance the economic condition, educational attainment, political influence, health and civil rights of the Latino population in the United States.