2016 Florida State Convention

When: May 28, 2016 to May 29, 2016
Where: Bay Harbor Hotel
7700 Courtney Campbell Causeway
Tampa, FL 33607
Organizer: Lydia Medrano
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May 28, 2016
9:00 am Opening: Dr. Robert Flores, LULAC Florida State Director: Dr. Lydia Medrano, LULAC National Vice President for the Southeast Region and Brent Wilkes, LULAC National Executive Director
10:00 am Voting Rights and Representation - Maribel Balbin, League of Women Voters
11:00 Building Your Leadership - Panelists: Dr. Alberto Vazquez, Hillsborough Schools Chief of Staff; Dr. Jose E. Hernandez, Associate Vice President University of South Florida Office of Diversity; Thania Diaz-Clevenger, Civil Rights Director CAIR Florida

Noon - 2:00 pm Education Luncheon
MATI Scholarship Award
Speakers: Hillsborough School Board Member Susan Valdes; Superintendent of Schools Jeff Eakins; Richard Roybal, LNESC Executive Director

2:15 pm to 3:00 pm - What's happening in Puerto Rico?
P.R. Past Senate President Charles Rodriguez

6:30 pm to 11:00 pm Awards Dinner
Brent Wilkes, LULAC Executive Director
Florida Senator Darren Soto
Puerto Rico Former Senate President Charlie Rodriguez

Entertainment by Tony Viera y su Mundo Bohemio

Invited Unconfirmed
Lt. Governor Carlos Lopez-Cantera
Florida House Rep Janet Cruz

YOUTH Convention: 10:00 am to 3:30 pm
Jared Hernandez, LULAC National Youth President

Sunday, May 29, 9:00 am to Noon:
General Assembly - LULAC Members Only


Bay Harbor Hotel

7700 Courtney Campbell Causeway

Tampa, FL 33607


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2016 Florida State Convention


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