Tickets are on sale now for the 5th Annual Pennsylvania Latino Convention in Allentown for three days starting September 29th.
Held at the Renaissance Hotel at 12 N. Seventh St., the convention will address issues such as health, education, housing equity and workforce development through guest speakers, expert panels, workshops and special presentations.
“The goal is to direct attention to the needs of Latinos, to empower Latino candidates in Pennsylvania, and to provide better ways for civil servants to serve their communities, especially Latinos in Pennsylvania. It’s about helping people learn about policies that affect people,” said Norman Bristol Collar, president and founder of the convention. .
Tickets for college students are $175 and available until September 21st. General admission tickets are $250 and can be purchased through September 30th. Corporate VIP admission is $500 and tickets are on sale until September 26th.
Tickets can be purchased at www.eventbrite.com/e/pennsylvania-latino-convention-2022-tickets-373072639307.
“We’re looking to host events in cities that have very diverse demographics and large Hispanic communities,” said Bristol Colon. It’s growing and diversifying.”
The agenda also includes a women’s conference and a summit on young Latinos, Colón said.
This convention is organized in partnership with the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of the Lehigh Valley.
The first convention was held in 2018 at the Lancaster County Convention Center in downtown Lancaster. Bethlehem in 2019 and Reading in 2021. The 2020 competition was held online due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
More information about the competition, including schedules for all three days, can be found at: www.palatinoconvention.com.
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