LULAC and Univision to Bring Critical Information Regarding Education to Latino Families Across the Country

August 23, 2013

Contact: Paloma Zuleta, pzuleta at lulac.org, (202) 812-4477

Washington, D.C. - This week, LULAC and Univision announced their joint effort to bring the Latino community critical information and resources on the impact of Common Core State Standards, how to choose a college, and financial aid resources.

As part of this new partnership, LULAC’s over 135,000 volunteer members and the LULAC National Education Service Centers will be critical in ensuring that the information and resources available on Univision's "Es El Momento" website, www.eselmomento.com, are made available to Latino families through LULAC's advocacy and programming.

To kick off the partnership, Univision anchor, Teresa Rodriguez, will lead a one-hour segment on Common Core State Standards. The segment will be broadcasted nationally on August 24 across the Univision network. The segment will also feature teachers, parents, and community advocates discussing how Common Core State Standards has impacted their lives and the key role it will play to ensure that their child graduates high school college and career ready.

With the help of its vast volunteer membership, LULAC will host Watch Parties in Albuquerque, New Mexico and in Miami, Florida.

SAVE THE DATE:
What:
Common Core State Standards Segment
When: Saturday, August 24, 2013
Where: Univision network (Channel 23 in Miami and Channel 41 in Albuquerque)
New Time: 4:00 P.M. EDT (Miami) / 3:00 P.M. MST (Albuquerque)
Watch Party Details:

  • In the Miami area, the segment will air on Channel 23. The Miami watch party will take place at the LULAC National Education Service Center located at 14750 SW 26th St # 201, Miami, FL 33185 and will start at 3:30 P.M. RSVP to the Miami Watch Party.
  • In the Albuquerque area, the segment will air on Channel 41. The Albuquerque watch party will take place at 717 University Blvd SE (Between Coal and Basehart) starting at 2:30 P.M. RSVP to the Albuquerque Watch Party.
  • To find out what channel in your town will be showing the segment on Common Core State Standards please visit the Univision website or check your local cable listings.

About LULAC:
The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) is the nation’s largest and oldest civil rights volunteer-based organization that empowers Hispanic Americans and builds strong Latino communities. Headquartered in Washington, DC, with 900 councils around the United States and Puerto Rico, LULAC’s programs, services and advocacy address the most important issues for Latinos, meeting critical needs of today and the future. For more information, visit www.LULAC.org

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