The Hispanic Roundtable of Cleveland is gearing up
for the upcoming election in November by hosting a Non-Partisan
Candidates and Issues Forum on
Participants will meet the candidates for Statewide races,
Congress, County Executive, Judicial races, and local races on
October 11th and learn about important local and county issues
that will appear on the ballot, such as Issue 1.
its press release, “the Hispanic community is the balance of
power in any election. As the largest and fastest-growing
minority group in the United States, Ohio, and Cuyahoga County,
Hispanics are making history, and the media, economists, and
political pundits are taking notice.”
and critical issues will be discussed, ranging from economic and
workforce development, educational attainment including the
dropout rate and college matriculation, voter participation and
empowerment, and immigration.
“The candidates will respond to important questions presented by
a panel representing different sectors of the community, and
share with the Hispanic Community their vision, and what that
will mean for Hispanics,” says José C. Feliciano,
chairman of the Hispanic Roundtable.
The Hispanic Roundtable is
a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to act as a
catalyst to empower the Hispanic Community to become full
partners in the economic, education, political, civic, and
social life of Greater Cleveland.
Thursday, October 11, 2018, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at La
Sagrada Familia Church, 7719 Detroit Avenue, Cleveland.