National Council of La Raza en First Lady Addresses La Raza Convention In New Orleans <p>First Lady Michelle Obama brought her signature message about reducing childhood obesity to New Orleans. The First Lady also mentioned immigration and health care matters occupying her husband’s agenda. Wed, 24 Jul 2013 12:22:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 40207 at La Raza National Conference Begins In New Orleans <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A major national Latino organization is gearing up to hold its annual&nbsp; conference in New Orleans for the first time. The <a href="" target="_blank">National Council of La </a></span><a href="" target="_blank">Raza</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is offering workshops and family events at the Convention Center open to the entire community.</span></p><p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 39865 at La Raza Expects Gay Marriage Debate Transcript <p>MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: <p>Now we turn to the National Council of La Raza's annual convention. That's the nation's largest Latino civil rights organization, and that group begins its convention this weekend in Las Vegas. I'm joined now by Ron Estrada, who is chairing the event. He's also the vice president of marketing for La Raza. Mr. Estrada, thank you so much for joining us.<p>RON ESTRADA: Michel, thank you for having me.<p>MARTIN: And I'd like to ask you the same question I asked of the NAACP's convention chair. Thu, 05 Jul 2012 15:45:00 +0000 Michel Martin 15164 at