Program At A Glance

LEAD Summit X
Thursday, March 28, 2019
Santos Manuel Student Union, CSUSB

Program At A Glance

8:00 AM: Check-In / Live Music - Web Cast Red Carpet Interviews

  • Continental Breakfast – Distribution of Packets – Optional Course Credit Registration
  • Live Entertainment -  Saludo Artístico

9:00 AM: Opening Ceremony

  • Color Guard Presentation – Air Force Junior ROTC, West Covina High School
  • Pledge of Allegiance – Captain Jesus Acuna-Perez
  • Procession of Hope / Procesión de la Esperanza
  • National Anthem

9:15 AM: Welcome Remarks / Bienvenida

  • Chancellor Timothy White (video message)
  • President Tomás D. Morales (video message)
  • Dean Jake Zhu
  • Honorary Chairpersons /  Padrino y Madrina de Honor
    Jose Angel Gutierrez, Padrino (video message) 
    Concepción "Concha" Rivera

10:00 AM: Featured Speaker - Hon. Alex Padilla, California Secretary of State (confirmed)

10:35 AM: Break / Un Cafecito & Vendor/Exhibits Fair

10:50 AM: Our Vote Is Our Voice: An In-Memoriam Tribute to Willie C. Velásquez & Antonio González

  • Elen Riojas-Clark (confirmed)
  • Juan Sepulveda (invited)
  • Janine Velasquez (confirmed)
  • Lydia Camarillo (confirmed)
  • Alma Martinez (invited)
  • Jorge Haynes (confirmed)

11:15 AM: Panel – Unleashing the Giant: Voter Registration & Civic Engagement

  • Jenna Aguirre, Director, Academic Resources, and Doctoral Candidate-Cohort 10, Educational Leadership Program, CSUSB (confirmed)
  • Janet Bernabe, Riverside Regional Coordinator for Mi Familia Vota (confirmed)
  • Luz Gallegos, Director of Community Programs for TODEC (Training Occupational Development Educating Communities) Legal Center (confirmed)
  • Francisco J. Sola, Latino Voter Registration Project (confirmed)

12:00 PM: Buffet Lunch & Networking - Vendor/Exhibits Fair

12:40 PM: Panel - Everyone Counts: the 2020 Census & Political Representation At-Risk?

  • Dr. Arturo J. Hernandez (confirmed)
    Introduction / Moderator
    Partnership Specialist 2020 U.S. Census Bureau,
    CEO & Founder of Zamora Institute,
    Doctoral Graduate, Educational Leadership Program, CSUSB
  • Adán Chávez, Regional Census Campaign Manager, Inland Empire NALEO Educational Fund (confirmed)
  • Adriana Martinez (invited)
    Deputy Director for Outreach, CA Complete Count
  • Sonja Diaz (confirmed)
    Executive Director, UCLA Latino Policy and Politics Initiative
  • Ely Flores (confirmed)
    State Director of Civic Engagement, NALEO Educational Fund

1:25 PM: Featured Speaker - Maria del Rosario “Rosie” Castro

2:00 PM: Break / Un Cafecito & Vendor/Exhibits Fair

2:15 PM: Capstone Presentation - Civic Courage and Social Action in the American Democratic Process: Toward a New Latino Citizenry

  • Deborah Grijalva, Introduction / Moderator, Doctoral Candidate-Cohort 11, Educational Leadership Program, CSUSB (confirmed)
  • Lydia Camarillo, Acting President, Southwest Voter Registration Project (confirmed)
  • Ben Monterroso, Executive Director, Mi Familia Vota (confirmed)
  • Lizette Escobedo (confirmed)
    Director of National Census Programs,
    NALEO Educational Fund
  • Domingo Garcia (invited)
    LULAC National President
  • Clarissa Martinez de Castro (invited)
    Deputy Vice President of Policy and Advocacy, UnidosUS

3:15 PM: Concluding Remarks & Acknowledgements / Despedida

* Sessions schedule subject to change.  Please check back to see the most up to date schedule of events.

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