NDNU’s Latinos Unidos Examine Future At Leadership Conference

Belmont, CA, April 5, 2010 — Notre Dame de Namur University’s Latinos Unidos Club will present its First Annual Latino/a Leadership Conference, with the theme “Defining Our Future, by Examining and Celebrating our Victories”, on Friday, April 9 in the Ralston Hall Mansion from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.. The conference will feature keynote speaker Dr. Carlos Muñoz, Jr., who will speak around 10 a.m., as well as various workshops and entertainment, with a dance to follow.

Dr. Carlos Muñoz, Jr. founded the first Chicano Studies department in the United States in 1968 at CSU Los Angeles. He authored Youth, Identity, Power: The Chicano Movement, and was the senior consultant for the PBS series Chicano! History of the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement. Maria Leticia Gomez from Univision will also speak.

The Ralston Hall Mansion is located on the NDNU campus at 1500 Ralston Avenue in Belmont. Tickets are $10. Registration is required and space is limited. To register, contact bcamacho@student.ndnu.edu or call 650-699-6014.