Danitza James, M.S.W., Subcommittee Member, National Military & Veterans Legislative Affairs

Dee James

Born and Raised in Sonora Mexico. Immigrated to the U.S. in 1996. Joined the Army in 2001, served in 2, 12 month combat deployments to Iraq in 2003 and 2005 before leaving the military in 2006.

Currently serving on the LULAC National Military & Veterans Legislative Affairs Subcommittee with Crystal Romero.

Danitza holds a Masters of Social Work with Military Policy & Programs Specialization.

Panel Information

Friday, September 3

4:35 PM EST

Highlight-Latino Patriots: Latinos Serving our Country through Military Service

Latino women and men have a long and proud history of distinguished service to our country. However, the service of our military members is often overlooked and marred with tragedy. As the rate of Latinos enlisting in our armed services continues to grow, we must ensure our service members are safe and treated with the respect they deserve. This conversation will interrogate these tough issues as well as inform advocates of policy solutions and ways they can give back to our Latino veterans and service members.

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