Orgullo en Accion, a new group for Latino/a LGBTQQ individuals, will hold its first leadership summit March 11 from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Humboldt Park Vocational Center, 1645 N. California.
Carlos Mock will emcee the event. Among the scheduled speakers are Pedro Julio Serrano, executive director of Freedom to Marry and media coordinator of Puerto Rico Para Todos; Julio Rodriguez, president of the Association of Latino Men in Action; Evette Cardona, president of Amigas Latinas; Rick Garcia, political director of Equality Illinois; and Victor Pond, director of development of the South Side Help Center. Topics to be discussed will include adoption, legislation, agency longevity, grant writing and Latino LGBTQQ history. Following the summit, a networking event will take place at Circuit, 3641 N. Halsted, from 6-9 p.m.
For more info, contact Carlos Mock at ( 773 ) 561-6617 or firstname.lastname@example.org . Contact Ed Negron at ( 773 ) 419-2587 or email@example.com about free registration.