COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 187

August 15, 2008

INFORMATIONAL

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Billy K. Cannaday, Jr.

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

2008 Governor's Latino Summit

 

The Virginia Latino Advisory Board was established by the Code of Virginia (2.2-2460) to recognize the importance of the contributions of Latinos in Virginia, to advise and inform the Governor on issues facing Latino constituents, and to advocate for Latino interests. This fall, the Virginia Latino Advisory Board will host the 2008 Governor's Latino Summit on Friday, September 19, 2008, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at John Tyler Community College in Chester, Virginia. The Summit will highlight initiatives and resources at the state level for service providers that work directly with the Latino community in the areas of education, health, economic development, and public safety.

There is no charge for attendance, but registration is required. Lunch will cost $10.00, which is payable in cash only at the door, and a networking reception will follow the Summit.

An agenda for the Summit is available at http://www.vlab.virginia.gov/. Interested participants may register online at https://www.cmpinc.net/latinosummit. For additional information, please contact Sindy Benavides, Latino liaison, Office of the Governor, at (804) 225-4836 or at VLAB@governor.virginia.gov.

 

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