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Latino

(lah-tēn′ō)
1. Pert. to Latin-American language, culture, or ethnicity.
2. A person of Latin-American or Spanish-speaking ancestry.
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At each summit, an American Latino Agenda Report has been distributed to attendees, something Fernandez Haar calls a member's "marching orders."
The 2014 report, which can be viewed at naaonline.org, is an instrumental part of the NAA's goal of wealth building in the American Latino community.
Their comments were underscored by NALEO Executive Director, Arturo Vargas--who during the morning session: The American Latino Agenda: A National Imperative--said that pressure is equally on Latinos to get out and vote.
During the American Latino Entrepreneurs Lead Job Creation & Wealth Building Panel, Latina entrepreneur, Nely Galan, went as far as to say that Latinos needed their own PR campaign, noting that Latinos are not well represented on shows like "Meet the Press" and "Nightline."
The Summit continues to address critical issues facing the American Latino business community such as access to corporate and pension fund boards, greater allocation of private equity funding by major institutional investors, and investment in education and mentoring for American Latino students and entrepreneurs.
We are able to serve as outsourced staff for companies, major foundations and pension funds looking for qualified American Latinos which have vast experience in many fields.
MT: On the flip side of this question, major boards have been unsuccessful in attracting qualified American Latinos to serve because they need to show that a real opportunity exists for motivated candidates to get a board seat.
Frank Dominguez, founder of the Vanir Group of Companies, Inc., who was a founding member of the NAA and who advocated philanthropy and American Latino power.
NYSE Chairman and CEO Richard Grasso welcomed American Latinos to Wall Street by hosting one of the Summit's evening receptions on the NYSE trading floor.
One of the goals of the Summit was to bring attention to the disparity between the number of American Latinos and those who serve on corporate boards.
"Of the total 10,597 places at Fortune 1000 boardroom tables, American Latinos hold only 181 or 1.7 percent.
In his keynote address on the Emerging Latino Market, Henry Cisneros, vice chair and co-founder of the New America Alliance, noted that American Latinos were now the, largest minority in the United States and soon would represent 45 percent of the nation's population growth by 2010.

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