NALEO Elects New President and Board Leadership
Jun22

NALEO Elects New President and Board Leadership

Election took place following the organization’s annual conference in Las Vegas, which convened more than 1200 Latino policymakers and leaders from across the country The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) announced the election of its new president, Santa Ana City (Calif.) Councilmember Michele Martinez, officers and board members. The president and board leadership were elected at the...

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Latina of Influence | Hon. Luz Urbáez Weinberg
Mar02

Latina of Influence | Hon. Luz Urbáez Weinberg

Commissioner Luz Urbáez Weinberg, is one of Hispanic Lifestyle’s 2014 Latinas of Influence. Follow all of our 2014 Latinas of Influence on twitter with the tag #HLTVLC14 Commissioner Luz Urbáez Weinberg was first elected to the City of Aventura Commission in 2005 after taking 63% of the vote in a three-way race. At 32, Ms. Weinberg became the youngest and first Hispanic ever to serve the City of Aventura’s council. She was re-elected...

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NALEO Response to State of the Union
Jan29

NALEO Response to State of the Union

The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) issued the following statement regarding President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address tonight: “We applaud the President for outlining his legislative plan for ensuring everyone has the ‘opportunity to succeed’ in this country if you ‘work hard and take responsibility’.  Following the Great Recession, the Latino community has found it increasingly...

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