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For Immediate Release: October 17, 2012 

 

International Diversity Expert to Speak About Latinos and the 2012 Elections at Providence College


angel.jpgProvidence, R.I. – Providence College will host “Latinos in the 2012 Election:  Do they have the deciding vote?”, a presentation and discussion with Angel Martinez Loredo of Embracing Diversity, based in Bangor, ME. The event will take place on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. in the Unity Center on campus. (Use Huxley Avenue entrance, Providence, R.I.)

 The presentation will focus on the critical mass Latino vote and how they are examining  candidates who support their interests, i.e. DREAM Act, immigration, educational access. Immediately following the presentation, there will be a question and answer sesssion.

Embracing Diversity’s mission is to create opportunities for students, the business community, universities, and non-for profit organizations to become active in appreciating and valuing the importance of difference. Loredo has worked with universities, corporations, and governmental agencies in the United States and Latin America, focusing on cultural differences by appreciating the diversity of values and customs.

As an accomplished multicultural affairs expert, trainer, educator, and political analyst, Loredo is considered to be a foremost authority in presenting and maintaining the Latino heritage.

Loredo received a bachelor’s degree in political science and government from St. Mary’s University and a master’s degree in liberal arts from Southern Methodist University.

This event is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by the Balfour Office for Multicultural Activities, the Organization for Latin American Students, Political Science department, PC Republicans, and PC Democrats. For more information, please call (401) 865-1525.

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Chrissy Centazzo
Public Affairs and Community Relations Coordinator
ccentazz@providence.edu
401-865-2413
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