Media Advisory

UnidosUS to Host Roundtable Event Aimed at Energizing Latino Youth to Register and Vote

March 5, 2018

PHOENIX—UnidosUS (formerly NCLR) President and CEO Janet Murguía will join Latino students from ASU Prep Academy and local UnidosUS Affiliates at a roundtable event this Wednesday, March 7 at 3:00 p.m. MST to encourage civic participation among young Latinos and first-time voters. The event will provide attendees a platform to discuss some of the most important issues and unique challenges facing young Latinos, and highlight UnidosUS’s ongoing efforts to empower and mobilize Latino youth through voter engagement and education.

With the power of youth activism and advocacy at the national forefront, the roundtable will serve as an opportunity to lift up the voice and experience of young Latinos on issues that have and continue to impact our community; and the steps they can take to leverage their voice and vote to make a difference in their communities.

Interested media should RSVP to Gabriela Gomez at or (202) 776-1732.


WHAT:UnidosUS Roundtable with Latino Youth  
WHEN:Wednesday, March 7, 2018
3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. MST 
WHERE:ASU Prep Academy High School
735 E Fillmore Street
Phoenix, AZ 85006
WHO:Janet Murguía, President and CEO, UnidosUS
ASU Prep Academy Student Body 

UnidosUS, previously known as NCLR (National Council of La Raza), is the nation’s largest Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization. Through its unique combination of expert research, advocacy, programs, and an Affiliate Network of nearly 300 community-based organizations across the United States and Puerto Rico, UnidosUS simultaneously challenges the social, economic, and political barriers that affect Latinos at the national and local levels. For 50 years, UnidosUS has united communities and different groups seeking common ground through collaboration, and that share a desire to make our country stronger. For more information on UnidosUS, visit or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.