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Tuesday November 9, 2021

8:30 AM

KEYNOTE ADDRESS FROM DOLORES HUERTA

Best known for her leadership in the labor and civil rights movement, Huerta, 91, is one of the most influential activists in the 20th century. She was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2012.

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9:00 AM

​LATINX ENTREPRENEURSHIP: AN ECONOMIC FORCE IN THE UNITED STATES

Regional Latinx leaders share with us their experiences being small business owners, the importance of intergenerational wealth within the Latinx community through ownership, business growth, and development. 

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11:00 AM 

HOW PROFESSIONALS ARE EFFECTIVELY NAVIGATING THE PANDEMIC

Learn how busy leaders are successfully navigating the unprecedented challenges of COVID-19. This session offers advice and tips from health experts from Children's Minnesota.

12:30 PM 

ONE-ON-ONE WITH A-ROD

An exclusive interview with Co-Owner of the Timberwolves and World Series Champ, Alex Rodriguez.

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1:00 PM 

#WEARELATINOLEAD

Our LatinoLEAD team will dive into several programs, inaugurate the ALP member and dive into the various networking options.

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Wednesday November 10, 2021

8:30 AM

ONE-ON-ONE WITH OMAR JIMENEZ

CNN National Correspondent will be talking with our Executive Director Irma Trapero about how he got to where he is today and how his culture plays a role in his career. 

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9:00 AM

THE POWER OF THE LATINX VOTE

Author and campaign strategist, Chuck Rocha, will give insight into how Latino voter outreach is vital to our election system. Chuck is an Advisory Board Member of Leaders of Color, which recruits Black and Brown leaders to serve in public office, and is also the founder of Nuestro PAC, a partisan Super PAC that aims to educate, mobilize and turn out Latinos in key electoral states.

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11:00 AM

LATINX REPRESENTATION IN LAW - IMPROVING THE JUSTICE SYSTEM

Nearly 20% of the U.S. population is Latinx. But only 4% of lawyers are Latinx. In this presentation, panelists will discuss what steps the legal profession and the Minnesota Latinx community must take to increase the representation of Latinx lawyers in the law, and thereby ensure that our justice system reflects those it serves.

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12:30 PM

SECURING EXECUTIVE SPONSORSHIP & LATINX LEADERSHIP

This session covers Latino identity in the workplace and how it impacts one’s perceived authenticity. Strategies will be shared on how to be a leader without sacrificing your Latinx heritage.  The challenges being faced by Latinx can not be solved by Latinos and outlines effective allyship by, and for, Latinos.

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​LATINX ENTREPRENEURSHIP PANEL: AN ECONOMIC FORCE IN THE U.S.

LIVE ON NOVEMBER 9, 2021 AT 9:00 AM

In this session, we will have leaders share with us their experiences being small business owners, the importance of intergenerational wealth within the Latinx community through ownership, business growth, and development. We'll share resources about how to make sure you succeeded in your entrepreneurship journey. In addition, we will learn about how Latinx-Americans and Latino immigrants positively contribute to our economy. Hosted by Alfredo Martel, CEO & President of MEDA & LatinoLEAD Board Member. Featuring Founder of UNO Branding Luis Fitch, Owner & Managing Attorney, Contreras & Metelska, P.A. Gloria Contreras Edin, Chef & Author Amalia Moreno-Damgaard and Ceiling Pro International's Oscar Ramirez.

 
 
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NOVEMBER 9, 2021 AT 8:30 AM

Dolores Huerta is a civil rights activist and community organizer. She has worked for labor rights and social justice for over 50 years. In 1962, she and Cesar Chavez founded the United Farm Workers union. In 2012 President Obama bestowed Dolores with The Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor in the United States.

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NOVEMBER 10, 2021 AT 8:30 AM

Omar Jimenez is a National Correspondent for one of todays most prominent news network, CNN. Since starting as a correspondent in 2019, Jimenez has helped lead CNN's coverage on numerous national and international stories including: the murder of George Floyd, the first major COVID-19 outbreak in the United States, the sudden death of Kobe Bryant, and more.

 
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NOVEMBER 10, 2021 AT 9:00 AM

Chuck Rocha is a preeminent Latino vote expert, the President and Founder of Solidarity Strategies, a New York Times op-ed contributor and the author of his debut memoir, “Tío Bernie,” which provides an inside look at the strategy behind the historic Latino outreach operation he pioneered on the Bernie 2020 campaign. Chuck is an Advisory Board Member of Leaders of Color, which recruits Black and Brown leaders to serve in public office, and is also the founder of Nuestro PAC, a partisan Super PAC.

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NOVEMBER 10, 2021 AT 12:30 PM

Dr. Robert Rodriguez is the president of DRR Advisors LLC, a diversity consulting firm specializing in employee resource groups and Latino talent initiatives and has consulted over 300 companies on their diversity initiatives. He has been named one of the Top 100 Most Influential Latinos in Corporate America by Hispanic Business magazine, has won the Maestro Award by Latino Leaders magazine and was named one of the Top 10 Líderes of 2020 by Hispanic Executive magazine.

LATINX REPRESENTATION IN LAW - IMPROVING THE JUSTICE SYSTEM

LIVE ON NOVEMBER 10, 2021 AT 9:00 AM

Nearly 20% of the U.S. population is Latinx. But only 4% of lawyers are Latinx. In this presentation, panelists will discuss what steps the legal profession and the Minnesota Latinx community must take to increase the representation of Latinx lawyers in the law, and thereby ensure that our justice system reflects the people it serves.

 
 

Schedule

Tuesday
November 9, 2021

Welcome Performance by Maria Isa

Starting at 8:00 AM

Keynote Message from Dolores Huerta

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Latinx Entrepreneurship: An economic force in the U.S Workshop Panel in partnership with MEDA

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Industry Matched Networking Session

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

How are Professionals Effectively Navigating a Pandemic Panel in partnership

with Children's Minnesota 

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

One-on-One with A-Rod

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

#WeAreLatinoLEAD Program

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Open Table Networking Session

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Wednesday
November 10, 2021

Welcome Artist Talk with US Cuba Artist Exchange

Starting at 8:00 AM

One-on-One with Omar Jimenez

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

The Power of the Latinx Vote with Chuck Rocha

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Industry Matched Networking Session

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Latinx Representation in the Law

Improving our Justice System

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM​

Securing Executive Sponsorship and Latinx Leadership with Dr. Roberto Rodriguez

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Lunch & Art Talk with Maria Isa

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Open Table Networking Session

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

Networking Session

INDUSTRY MATCHED

Get matched with people in your industry! Based on your industry, you can get paired to talk with other attendees and speakers who join this session. 

Our Speed-Networking Session will be available twice each day of the conference. With your paid admission, you will have access to one-on-one talks with other guests and connect with new people both at the event and afterwards!

LOUNGE TABLES

The Networking Lounge will be open throughout the two days for you to join a table with audio, video, or both! This gives you one more way to connect at LíderCon. 

 

There are 15 tables each with unique conversations based our guests on interest and topics.​ Some tables are reserved for Sponsors to network with attendees, others are for guests to talk with one another in an open format.

Tickets

Early Bird ticket prices are available now until October 29, 2021. General admission will be available after that with discounts for additional guests. 

Tickets are now available for purchase on Eventbrite.

 

FAQ

HOW CAN I BUY MY TICKETS?

On Eventbrite, we are selling discounted Early Bird tickets until October 31, 2021. After the Early Bird ticket sale is over, you will be able to purchase General Admission tickets until November 10, 2021. Bulk orders are discounted when purchasing five or more tickets.

IS THIS A VIRTUAL CONFERENCE?

Yes. Replays of each session will be available until December 10, 2021 with purchase of admission.

The live-stream will take place on November 9 - 10 starting at 8:00 AM and ending at 3:30 PM. During this time you can watch the live sessions, interact in the public chat with other guests and speakers, you will also have access to the networking lounge and you will have the opportunity to connect with other guests through direct messages and one-on-one meetings.

HOW DO I ENTER THE CONFERENCE?

With your ticket of admission, you will receive and email from Eventbrite and from Airmeet with detailed information on how to enter the virtual venue. For assistance, please email: info@latinoleadmn.org

DO I NEED TO DOWNLOAD ANYTHING?

No. You only need your email address to receive your ticket and access to the internet. This conference will be held on a virtual platform that does not require installation. 

I HAVE NOT RECEIVED MY TICKET / I'M HAVING ISSUES PURCHASING MY TICKET...

For assistance on ticket inquiries, please email: info@latinoleadmn.org

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