Program At A Glance

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

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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 featuring Movimiento Mystica

9:00 AM: Opening Ceremony

  • Color Guard Presentation / Pledge of Allegiance
    Air Force Junior ROTC, West Covina High School
    Jesus Acuña-Perez, Capt. (ret) USAF, Senior Aerospace Science Instructor, West Covina High School
  • National Anthem
    Star Kafovalu-Wildes, Academic Advisor and Social Media Coordinator, Advising & Academic Services, CSUSB
  • Procession of Hope / Procesión de la Esperanza

9:15 AM: Welcome Remarks / Bienvenida

  • Dr. Timothy White (video message)
    Chancellor, California State University System
  • Dr. Tomás D. Morales (video message)
    President, California State University, San Bernardino
  • Dr. Shari McMahan
    Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, California State University, San Bernardino
  • Dr. Jake Zhu, Interim Dean, College of Education 
    California State University, San Bernardino
  • Honorary Chairpersons /  Padrino y Madrina de Honor  
    Introductions - Dr. Robert J. Nava, Vice President for Advancement, California State University, San Bernardino
    Dr. José Angel Gutiérrez, (video message) - 2019 Padrino de Honor
    Mrs. Concepción "Concha" Rivera - 2019 Madrina de Honor

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

  • Jesse Felix(confirmed), Introduction / Moderator, Executive Director of the Associated Students, Inc., and Doctoral Candidate-Cohort 10, Educational Leadership Program, CSUSB

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

  • Live Entertainment  - Movimiento Mystica
    Coffee Provided

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

  • Dr. Elen Riojas-Clark (confirmed), Introduction / Moderator - Professor Emerita, Department of Bicultural-Bilingual Studies, College of Education and Human Development, University of Texas at San Antonio, 2015 Madrina LEAD Summit
  • Mrs. Jane Velasquez (confirmed)
  • Lydia Camarillo (confirmed), President, Southwest Voter Registration Education Project and Willie C. Velasquez Institute
    Antonio Gonzalez Tribute
  • Irma Muñoz (confirmed), Founder and Director, Mujeres de la Tierra - "Memories of Antonio"
  • Jorge Haynes (confirmed), 2015 Feria Educativa Padrino de Honor,
  • Senior Director of External Relations for the California State University Office of the Chancellor (Retired)

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

  • Cecile Dahlquist, Introduction / Moderator, Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, Student Health Center-Palm Desert Campus, and Doctoral Candidate-Cohort 11, Educational Leadership Program, CSUSB
  • 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 - ¡Hágase Contar! Make Census 2020 Count

  • Adán Chávez, Panel Chair, Regional Census Campaign Manager, Inland Empire NALEO Educational Fund (confirmed)
  • Dr. Arturo J. Hernandez (confirmed), Partnership Specialist 2020 U.S. Census Bureau, CEO & Founder of Zamora Institute, Doctoral Graduate-Cohort 8, Educational Leadership Program, CSUSB
  • Quintilia Ávila (confirmed), Regional Program Manager, Southern California Lead, California Complete Count
  • Jacqueline Martinez Garcel (confirmed), CEO, Latino Community Foundation
  • Ely Flores (confirmed), State Director of Civic Engagement, NALEO Educational Fund

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

  • Dr. Alejandro Jazan (confirmed), Introduction / Moderator, Associate Professor-Speech, Communication Studies, College of the Desert, and Doctoral Graduate-Cohort 10, Educational Leadership Program, CSUSB
  • Maria del Rosario “Rosie” Castro (confirmed)
    Civil Rights Activist & Educator

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

  • Live Entertainment -  Movimiento Mystica
    LEAD Cake and Coffee Provided

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, President, Southwest Voter Registration Education Project and Willie C. Velasquez Institute (confirmed)
  • Ben Monterroso, Executive Director, Mi Familia Vota (confirmed)
  • Lizette Escobedo (confirmed), Director of National Census Programs, NALEO Educational Fund

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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