Christian, Latino/a and Politically Active: Bringing the Life of Faith and Activism Together For the Common Good
7pm (6:30 coffee)
Rev’s. Jeanette and Gabriel Salguero
Rev. Jeanette Salguero provides leadership with Urban Strategies’ efforts to promote national health and wellness initiatives that empower Hispanic communities. She works on projects with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to reduce mental health and health care access disparities in the Hispanic community. She also provides leadership in education, outreach, and communications to grassroots organizations including community- and faith-based organizations that assist underserved and underrepresented constituencies. Rev. Gabriel Salguero, president of the National Latino Evangelical Coalition, is a powerful voice on issues that affect Latino communities in the United States. Focusing on poverty, immigration, and education, Salguero’s leadership of the National Latino Evangelical Coalition (NaLEC) offers an important voice for growing diversity and changing demographics in our country. Salguero has been named as one of the most prominent Latino evangelical leaders by the Huffington Post, the Center for American Progress, El Diario, and Jorge Ramos’ Al Punto.