LULAC Ohio Summit April, 17 2021

Content was last updated on April 19, 2021

The LULAC Ohio National Virtual Summit took place on April 17, 2021 and this year’s theme was The Black and Brown Agenda: Reaching Common Ground for Equality, Solidarity and Intersections.

The summit concentrated on intentional understanding of the injustice communities of color across the United States have endured, both historically and presently. LULAC Ohio and NAACP Ohio are working on 10 pillars of equity collaboration. The Summit focused on Education, Health, Immigration, Racial Profiling, Labor Worker rights and Civil Rights Protection. 

Watch the entire summit below:

Our guest speakers included:

  • Dolores Huerta, Civil rights leader and President of the Dolores Huerta Foundation
  • Domingo García, President LULAC National
  • Sindy Benavides, CEO LULAC National
  • Derrick Johnson, President and CEO NAACP National
  • Evelyn De Jesus, Executive VP for Education, AFT
  • Noel Candelaria, Secretary and Treasurer NEA

Summit Agenda:

Welcome & Introductions: Black and Brown Agenda – Equity for All
Session 1: Education: Equity for All
Session 2: Health: Equity for All
Session 3: Immigration and Racial Profiling: Equity & Accountability
Session 4: Labor and Workers’ Rights, Civil Rights Protections & Economic Recovery

Note: This page has been updated to reflect the date of the event