April 11-12, 2014
Gabriel & Jeanette Salguero
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.
Gabriel with his wife, the Rev. Jeanette Salguero, are the co-lead pastors of the multi-ethnic Lamb’s Church in NY. The Lamb’s Church worships in three languages—English, Spanish, and Mandarin. The Salgueros have ministered extensively in Europe, Latin America, and Africa. Gabriel has been named as on of the most prominent Latino evangelical leaders by the Huffington Post, the Center for American Progress, El Diario, and Jorge Ramos’ Al Punto. In addition to his work with the Circle of Protection—a consortium of faith groups that seek to preserve social programs that help the poor—and his strong calls for immigration reform, Salguero, through his organization, foundedNuestro Futuro, a Latino youth-targeted voter-mobilization campaign in Florida, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Arizona, New York, and New Jersey in 2012. Gabriel's writing is featured on both The Washington Post 'On Faith," and the Huffington Post's Religion blogs. The National Latino Evangelical Coalition is also focused on the battle for a living wage and prison reform. The Salgueros have two beautiful sons, Jon-Gabriel and Seth who are their pride and joy