LULAC National Policy & Legislation Manager
Winter Snitz-Meza is National Deputy Director of Policy and Legislation at the League of United Latin American Citizens headquarters in Washington, D.C. He is a naturalized Mexican-American who started as a political consultant for transformational candidates in state-level races at the grassroots campaigns level. Winter has worked for ranking members of the Arizona House of Representatives during historic passage of the ACA. As right-hand to the superintendent of a midsize inner-city Title I school district, under former Obama Secretary of Labor (and the first Latina Cabinet Member) turned Supervisor of the largest county by population -- LA County: 10 million people – Hilda Solis. At the largest municipal human rights agency in the nation, helping implement high-stakes equity Board motions in the wake of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and mass BLM demonstrations. And as a federal subcontractor for the U.S. Health & Human Services Department (HHS) – Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) protecting and ensuring the rights and dignity of unaccompanied minors. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Spanish from Gonzaga University, as well as Mastery of Spanish certification from the Universidad de Granada (Spain) and the government of Spain’s Ministry of Education & Sciences.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2023
11:10 AM EST
Your Stories Are Our Stories: Historias Compartidas
Latinos account for 20% of the population, yet are disproportionately underrepresented in certain sectors (e.g., media and the federal workforce), and over-represented in others (e.g., agriculture, construction, and service sector industries). As we inch closer to becoming the majority demographic by 2050, it is imperative that whatever walk of life we come from – we feel empowered to tell our story. This panel will highlight three LULAC leaders in their own right, and their poignant life journeys that led them to advocate for our 65-million-person-strong familia.Click Here to Register for the Conference
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