Voto Latino to Host Event on Climate Change Challenges & Opportunities in South Florida

Candid conversation will highlight how young Floridians can take action to help address climate change.

Nov 10, 2015, 15:52 ET from Voto Latino

MIAMI, Nov. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Voto Latino, the leading non-profit organization empowering Latino millennials and engaging them in the civic process, will join Defend Our Future, Environmental Defense Fund's campaign to empower millennials in the fight against climate change, for a conversation about how young Latinos can take action to address climate change impacts affecting their communities. The conversation will highlight ways that rising leaders can be active on climate change personally and in their communities, as well as diverse career paths that are making a contribution to addressing climate change and protecting the environment. To RSVP for the event go HERE.

What:  Defending Our Future: Fighting Climate Change in South Florida

When: Tuesday, November 17, 6:30PM-9:30PM ET

Where: Frost Art Museum at Florida International University
10975 SW 17th Street
Miami, FL 33199

Who: Karina Castillo, CLEO Institute 
Eric Chappell, Environmental Defense Fund Climate Corps Fellow
Alexis Calatayud, Florida International University Student Body President

About Voto Latino
Voto Latino is a nonpartisan organization that empowers Latino Millennials to claim a better future for themselves and their community. United by the belief that Latino issues are American issues and American issues are Latino issues, Voto Latino is dedicated to bringing new and diverse voices to develop leaders by engaging youth, media, technology and celebrities to promote positive change.  To learn more about Voto Latino, visit Also engage Voto Latino on Facebook at, on Google Plus at, and on Twitter at and on Instagram at

About Defend Our Future
Defend Our Future, a campaign of the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), is dedicated to empowering young people to lead the fight against climate change. We are building a movement to show our elected leaders that we aren't just waiting for them to act on climate change – we are taking action ourselves, in our personal lives, in our communities and in our government. Learn more about us at



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