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Community Happenings

Source: The Hispanic Professional Network


"Higher Education and Politics:
The Impact on Latinos"

Friday, June 10th, 2005

9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Central Connecticut State University
New Britain, CT

CALAHE invites you join us at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain, CT on Friday, June 10, 2005 for our 23rd Annual Conference.
Since its establishment in 1978, CALAHE has promoted and advocated for the full access, participation, and retention of Latinas/os throughout Connecticut higher education. This year's conference theme is "Higher Education and Politics: The Impact on Latinos."
CALAHE has invited two widely respected speakers in the field of higher education to address conference participants. Dr. Margarita Benitez, who coordinates academic initiatives in the United States for the University of Puerto Rico and Dr. Watson Scott Swail, President of the Educational Policy Institute which is a non-profit, non-governmental organization dedicated to policy-based research on educational opportunity for all students.
The conference will provide ten concurrent workshops, a Latino cuisine luncheon, and a networking reception at the conclusion of the conference.
Additional information including on-line registration and payment can be obtained by visiting www.calahe.org and clicking on Annual Conference.
Join CALAHE at its 23rd Annual Conference as it explores the issues impacting the Latino experience in higher education.
If you have any questions, please contact Maria D. Martinez at (860)486-4040, maria.d.martinez@uconn.edu or Walter Diaz, at (860)465-5244, walter.diaz@calahe.org . We look forward to your participation.
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