Friday, May 24, 2024

Obama Campaign Announces Formation of National Latino Advisory

In an email sent today the campaign revealed their newest effort to woo Latino voters and Leadership. The council members include members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus…

Today, the Obama Campaign announced the formation of its National Latino Advisory Council, highlighting the continued growth of support Senator Obama is receiving in the Latino community nationwide. The advisory council is made up of key labor, faith, community leaders, and elected officials from across the country and will serve as an advisory council for the campaign on issues important to the Latino community as well as play an active role reaching out and organizing Latinos in their communities and across the country.

National Latino Advisory Council Members

Federico Peña, Chair, National Hispanic Advisory Council, Former Mayor of Denver and Former Secretary of Transportation, National Obama Campaign Co-Chair

Geoconda Arguello-Kline, President, Nevada Culinary Workers Union

Congressman Xavier Becerra

Adolfo Carrión, Bronx Borough President

Henry Cisneros, Former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

Bishop Wilfredo De Jesús, Vice President of Social Justice, National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference

Congressman Charlie González

Congressman Raúl Grijalva

Congressman Luis Gutiérrez

Ambassador Luis Lauredo, Former Ambassador to the Organization of American States

Patricia Madrid, Former Attorney General of New Mexico

Eliseo Medina, Executive Vice President, Service Employees International Union

Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez

Congresswoman Hilda L. Solis

Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez