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Washington DC: Congressional Briefing

  • Dirksen Senate Office Building Room SD-106 2nd St NE Washington, District of Columbia 20002 USA (map)

YOU’RE INVITED TO A CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING :

LAND, WATER Y COMUNIDAD

EXPLORING THE LATINO COMMUNITY CONNECTION TO THE LAND AND WATER CONSERVATION FUND

SPONSORED BY SENS. MICHAEL BENNET (D-CO) AND CORY GARDNER (R-CO)

WEDNESDAY, JULY 25, 2018

TIME: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
LOCATION: Dirksen Senate Office, Building, Room 106 (SD-106)

SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

  • Maite Arce, President & CEO, Hispanic Access Foundation
  • Ramon Palencia-Calvo, Director, CHISPA Maryland
  • Laura Daniel Davis, VP Conservation Strategy, National Wildlife FederationFelipe Benitez,
  • Executive Director, Corazón Latino

The Land and Water Conservation Fund has supported more than 41,000 parks and projects, touching nearly every county in the country. LWCF has been critical in ensuring that underserved and urban communities have places to connect with nature, spend time with family, enjoy outdoor recreation or explore their cultural heritage. However, LWCF is set to expire this September, unless Congress agrees toreauthorize it. This discussion will include a short film and explore the relationship Latinos across the nation have with LWCF sites – whatit means to them, how they enjoy them and the impact it would have if these lands weren’t available.

APPETIZERS & DRINKS WILL BE PROVIDED

For more information about the briefing, please contact Jenny Brandt at jenny@HispanicAccess.org

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Later Event: August 7
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