The nation’s biggest political parties are fully aware of the fast growing Latino population and are seeking ways to more successfully target the Latino vote… or are they? While the topics of religious liberty, immigration, and healthcare are important to Latino voters, political parties fail to discuss the most important issue for Latinos: education. Read here as Rev. Samuel Rodriguez shares his thoughts following the 2016 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at National Harbor, Maryland, March 4, 2016.
[Girien Salazar, Deputy Director of the Faith and Education Coalition-NHCLC]
CPAC is once again missing the mark by chasing issues they believe matter to Hispanics while avoiding our number one concern: Education Equality.
As the Conservative Political Action Conference convened in Washington DC this week, their agenda included issues vital to our nation, including religious liberty, life and immigration. These topics matter deeply to the 54 million American citizens of Hispanic heritage. Yet if there were a Latino speaker on the docket, he or she would tell you that one vital national issue is grievously missing from the CPAC agenda: education…Read entire article, “Conservative Conference Misses Hispanics … Again” here: http://www.