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Sunday, September 14 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Latino Millennial Voices on Conservation: Stories about Activism for Water and Land Protection - FREE ADMISSION

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Latino Millennial Voices on Conservation: Stories about Activism for Water and Land Protection

Young Latino Millennials from the Nuestro Rio Leadership program and Hispanic Access Foundation’s youth network will demonstrate how they've engaged broader audiences including elected officials in their states and in Washington, DC around the importance of protecting the Colorado River and its tributary, the Gila River, as well as balancing conservation of public lands and energy development. Presenters will share their personal experiences and how they've used social media to bring attention to conservation issues. These dynamic young people will also showcase the engagement tools they have used to build support among their peers and seize the attention of key decision makers.

Presenters:

Rosalia Salazar, Nuestro Rio

Ramon Verduzco, Nuestro Rio

Ian Dale, Nuestro Rio

Lorenzo Chavez, Nuestro Rio

Zoraida Martinez, 4 Stops, 1 Destination: Latino Engagement in the National Parks

Adrian Hernandez-Lopez, 4 Stops, 1 Destination: Latino Engagement in the National Parks

 


Moderators
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Maite Arce

President and CEO of the Hispanic Access Foundation, Hispanic Access Foundation
Maite Arce is the president and CEO of the Hispanic Access Foundation. Maite’s family immigrated to the U.S. from Mexico in search of work and a better life in the 1970s, and she was raised in Southern California. Maite has more than 15 years of experience developing innovative... Read More →

Speakers

Sunday September 14, 2014 3:30pm - 4:30pm MDT
The Dairy Center for the Arts, East Theater 26th & Walnut Street | Boulder, CO 80302

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