National Council of La Raza

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Wed July 24, 2013

First Lady Addresses La Raza Convention In New Orleans

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.

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7:00 am
Fri July 19, 2013

La Raza National Conference Begins In New Orleans

Puentes New Orleans spokeswoman discusses upcoming convention.

A major national Latino organization is gearing up to hold its annual  conference in New Orleans for the first time. The National Council of La Raza is offering workshops and family events at the Convention Center open to the entire community.

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Thu July 5, 2012

La Raza Expects Gay Marriage Debate

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MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

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.

RON ESTRADA: Michel, thank you for having me.

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