a Latina 2008 to Air on Azteca America Friday, June 20 At 8 pm / 7 pm CDT
LOS ANGELES, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Agenda Latina 2008, an issues forumsponsored by Grupo Salinas, Fundacion Azteca America and Azteca AmericaColorado, will be broadcast nationally on Friday, June 20 at 8:00 pm PDT andEDT / 7:00 pm CDT on Spanish-language broadcast television network AztecaAmerica. The program will also be available as a simultaneous webcast athttp://www.fundacionaztecaamerica.org .
"Our goal is to inform, motivate and empower Latinos to become politicallyaware and active in discussing relevant issues, including the economy, health,education, immigration and the Latino vote," said Luis J. Echarte, Chairman ofFundacion Azteca America.
The program includes Latino community positions from top nationalleadership of the Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute, Labor Councilfor Latin American Advancement, Southwest Voter Registration EducationProject, National Association of Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO),National Council of La Raza, NDN, Republican National Hispanic Assembly andVoto Latino.
The program will be moderated by Noticiero Azteca America WashingtonCorrespondent and Issues: Caras and Voces host, Armando Guzman; together withColorado radio broadcaster Fernando Sergio from Denver's Radio Que Bueno; andNancy Agosto, Los Angeles Correspondent of Noticiero Azteca America.
Participants include Colorado Governor Bill Ritter and U.S. Senator KenSalazar, as well as a distinguished list of panelists, including: SouthwestVoter Registration Education Project Vice President Lydia Camarillo,Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute Executive Director Octavio A.Hinojosa Mier, Labor Council for Latin American Advancement Executive DirectorGabriela D. Lemus, National Council of La Raza Director of Immigration andNational Campaigns Clarissa Martinez De Castro, Voto Latino Executive DirectorMaria Teresa Petersen, NDN Vice President Hispanic Programs Andres Ramirez,National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials ExecutiveDirector Arturo Vargas, and Republican National Hispanic Assembly NationalChairman Raul Danny Vargas, in addition to special guests Tiempo LatinoAssociate Publisher Alberto Avendano and Democratic Party Vice Chair AlexRooker.
About Fundacion Azteca America
Fundacion Azteca America is a non-profit organization dedicated toimproving the quality of life for members of the Hispanic community currentlyin the U.S.
For more information, visit http://www.fundacionaztecaamerica.org .Fundacion Azteca America, Fundacion Azteca, Azteca America and TV Azteca arecompanies of Mexican conglomerate Grupo Salinas. For more information, visithttp://www.aztecaamerica.com/corporate and http://www.gruposalinas.com . Alsocheck out http://www.ricardosalinas.com .
About Grupo Salinas
About Azteca America Colorado
Azteca America Colorado broadcasts Spanish-language programming to citiesalong Colorado's Front Range -- check your local listings. Azteca AmericaColorado is owned by The McGraw-Hill Companies, which owns KMGH Denver's 7 andtelevision stations in Bakersfield, CA; San Diego, CA and Indianapolis, IN.The McGraw-Hill Companies is a leading global information services providermeeting worldwide needs in the financial services, education and business-information markets through leading brands such as Standard & Poor's, McGraw-Hill Education, Business Week and J.D. Power and Associates. Find AztecaAmerica Colorado online at http://www.AztecaColorado.com .
SOURCE Grupo Salinas; Fundacion Azteca America; Azteca America Colorado