Greetings from the Conservative Political Action Conference were Hispanic Conservatives are poised to have a strong presence at the nation’s largest gathering of conservative activists. Discussing topics from economy, immigration, foreign policy to coalition building at National Harbor outside of Washington D.C. from March 14 – 16 the conservative activist with diverse Hispanic backgrounds will provide some fresh perspective to this important national summit.
Among the conference noted speakers include two very prominent Republican Senators of Hispanic decent, Senator Ted Cruz of Texas and Senator Marco Rubio of Florida. Cruz will give the key note speech at CPAC He will become the first Hispanic in CPAC’s 40-year history to deliver the keynote address.
Stay tuned throughout the week for more updates.
Below are some of the Hispanic speakers speaking on CPAC panels (This is not the full panel). For more information and to see a full list of speakers.For today, Thursday, 3/14 some select highlights:
10:45 am “Respecting Families and the Rule of Law: A Lasting Immigration Policy”
Among the seven speakers, they include:
Helen Aguirre Ferre, Host of “Zona Politica”
Dan Garza, Executive Director of Libre Initiative **
Jenny Korn, Executive Director of Hispanic Leadership Network **
Congressman Raul Labrador **
11:30 “Business in America”
The Honorable Hector Barreto, Chairman, The Latino Coalition
11:45 AM “Small Business: The economic Engine of America”
Mario Lopez, President, Hispanic Leadership Fund
12:00 pm “Expanding the Conservative Movement with the Hispanic Community”
Alfonso Aguilar, Executive Director, Latino Partnership for Conservative Principles
12:30 PM “Iran and the Islamist Threat to America and the West:”
The Honorable Otto Reich **
1:15 pm Senator Marco Rubio
Introduction: Al Cardenas, Chairman of the American Conservative Union
1:45 pm “Economic Liberty and the Rising Generation”
Senator Ted Cruz
1:45 pm “Benghazi and its Aftermath: U.S. Middle East and the Southwest Asia Policy”
The Honorable Roger Noriega, Fellow, American Enterprise Institute **
4:00 pm Conservative Inclusion: “Promoting The Freedom Message to all Americans”
Manny Rosales, Latino Coalition **
** more speakers included on panel.