Latinos and the Mayoralty

Searching for El Primero

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As the country's Latino population becomes poised to play a bigger role in the nation's political landscape, City Limits' featured conversation: Searching for El Primero: Latinos and the Mayoralty will look at the past, present, and future of Latino political engagement in America's largest city.

Networking: 9:00 AM

Panel Discussion: 9:30 AM

Moderated by Jarrett Murphy, Editor, City Limits

Featured Panelists and Speakers

  • Ed Morales, Author and Adjunct Professor, Columbia University‚Äôs Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race
  • Lucia Gomez, Executive Director of La Fuente, a Tri-State Worker and Community Fund
  • Ramona Hernandez, Director, CUNY Dominican Studies Institute & Professor of Sociology, CCNY
  • Melissa Mark-Viverito, New York City Councilwoman from East Harlem
  • Angelo Falcon, President and Founder of the National Institute for Latino Policy

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