Nixon Legacy Forum: Creating Opportunities for Latino Americans

Oct 07, 2010, 13:00 ET from The Richard Nixon Foundation

Nixon Administration Officials to Discuss RN's Landmark Policies

YORBA LINDA, Calif., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time, a distinguished panel of Nixon White House and campaign officials will discuss the origins of the Committee on Opportunities for Spanish-Speaking People and the 37th President's pioneering programs for minority enterprise, the unprecedented decision to include Mexican-Americans in the U.S. Census and the appointment of Latinos to high-level government positions.

THE FORUM IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

WHEN: October 11, 2010 at 1:30pm

PRESENTED BY: The Richard Nixon Foundation

WHERE:

Richard Nixon Presidential Library

18001 Yorba Linda Blvd.

Yorba Linda, Ca, 92886

Moderator: Dr. Henry M. Ramirez

Chairman of President Nixon's Cabinet Committee on Opportunities for Spanish-Speaking People and Adviser to Presidents Ford and Reagan

Martin G. Castillo

Deputy Director of the United States Commission on Civil Rights, first Chairman of the Cabinet Committee on Opportunities for Spanish-Speaking People and the Chairman of the Inter-Agency Committee on Mexican Affairs

Carlos D. Conde

Award-winning journalist and White House Staff Assistant for Communications and Hispanic Affairs

G.G. Garcia

Associate Director of the Cabinet Committee on Opportunities for Spanish-Speaking People and Senior Staff Assistant to Texas Governor William P. Clements

David Gonzales

Early pioneer in Hispanic voter outreach and Assistant to the Administrator of the Small Business Administration

Manuel Oliverez

Director of Policy Programs for the Cabinet Committee on Opportunities for Spanish-Speaking People, Chief Equal Opportunity Officer of the U.S. Air Force and Deputy Chief Equal Opportunity Officer of the U.S. Department of Defense

Theresa Avillar Speake

Nixon Administration Official with National Economic Development Association, Director of the California Department for Economic Opportunity, and Director of Economic Impact and Diversity for the U.S. Department of Energy

Stuart K. Spencer

Consultant to Presidents Nixon, Ford and Reagan

Media Coverage Welcome Call Anthony Curtis at (714) 364 1199 or by cell at 714-420-2199.

SOURCE The Richard Nixon Foundation