Latinos Moving Forward in America Event


Friday, October 30, 2015, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Kean University | STEM Building


You are invited to celebrate a daylong event dedicated to Hispanic heritage this coming Friday, October 30th 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. There will be art, music, food and different workshops led by Latino leaders from all around Latin America focusing on: Latino entrepreneurship; Hispanics in the United States Armed Forces; violence prevention; government certification for businesses & veterans; Latinos in New Jersey police departments; driver’s licenses for the undocumented; home ownership & fair practices; Cuba today; and Latinos in higher education.

This event will also have a panel discussion with recognized Latino leaders that have helped build a better present for the Hispanic community. They will be discussing the many goals that Latinos have achieved within past few decades, and the main needs Latinos face in today’s society. At the panel discussion will be:

  • Senator Raymond J. Lesniak
  • President of Garcorp International & Founder of Lambda Theta Phi, Agustin Garcia
  • Editor & CEO of El Especialito, Tony Ibarria
  • Mayor of Passaic, Alex D. Blanco
  • Republican Chairman, Jose Arango
  • Chairman of Hudson County Freeholder Board, Junior E. Maldonado
  • Union County Freeholder, Angel G. Estrada
  • Former NJ Gubernatorial Candidate, Dr. Hector Castillo

Friday, October 30th, at Kean University

STEM Building, 1075 Morris Ave, Union, NJ 07083

From 8:30AM to 4:30PM

RSVP Here: or email at

Event Coordinators: Giselle Marmolejos & Dr. José Quiles

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