This groundbreaking new two-day event hosted by the Latin American Association addresses critical issues impacting Georgia’s rapidly growing Latino community.

DAY 1

Monday, January 29, 2018
State of Latinos in Georgia |
8:30 am – 4 pm
Networking Reception | 4 – 6 pm
Day 1 focuses on macro-level dynamics affecting the state’s 1 million Latinos and their social, economic, political and policy implications. The day concludes with a networking cocktail reception to connect stakeholders from across Georgia.

Day 2

Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Latino Education Summit |
8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Latino Housing Summit | 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Day 2 features concurrent education and housing summits that dive deeper into these key areas to understand the issues, explore innovative initiatives, promote systemic solutions and build the capacity of organizations and agencies in Georgia to serve the Latino population.



2018 State of Conference Resources

  • 2018 conference Agendaclick here.
  • 2018 conference Fact Sheet, click here.

For information on the upcoming 2019 sponsorship packages, contact Elizabeth Sirk at esirk@thelaa.org.


 


THE LATIN AMERICAN ASSOCIATION PROUDLY PRESENTS
THE STATE OF LATINOS IN GEORGIA CONFERENCE

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Alexander Acosta
United States Secretary of Labor

OPENING PLENARY SPEAKERS

Alejandra Ceja
Executive Director, Panasonic Foundation
Former Executive Director, White House Initiative on Education Excellence for Hispanics

CHALLENGE SPEAKER

Representative Rafael Anchia,
District 103, Texas House of Representatives

Featured Speakers and Presenters

Janet Murguía
President, UnidosUS (Formerly National Council of La Raza)

Brent Wilkes
CEO, League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)

Ali Noorani
Executive Director, National Immigration Forum

David Lubell
Founder and Executive Director, Welcoming America


The LAA would like to thank all of our sponsors and community partners. The 2018 State of Latinos in Georgia conference would not have been possible without your support!

Diamond Sponsors

United Way of Greater AtlantaFulton County


Platinum Sponsors

The Annie E. Casey FoundationUPS


Gold Sponsors

City of BrookhavenCox EnterprisesGeorgia PowerGeorgia PowerHealthcare Goergia Foundation


Silver Sponsors

Gwinnett County GovernmentKuck Immigration PartnersBB&T45-atlanta-fc-87castan and leccaWellcare


Presenting Media Sponsor

BB&T


Media Sponsors

WSB TVMundo Hispanico


Community Partners

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