Media Advisory

UnidosUS to Host Forum on What the Tax Law Means for Latinos in Florida

May 9, 2018

ORLANDO, FLA.—Please join UnidosUS (formerly NCLR) on Monday, May 14, for a forum on the impact that the new federal tax law and budget cuts will have on Central Florida’s Latino community, including recently arrived evacuees from Puerto Rico. UnidosUS policy experts will also discuss how proposed changes to federal housing and food assistance programs could exacerbate Florida’s affordable housing crisis and undercut working Latino families in the state, particularly those displaced by Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

Interested media should RSVP to Gabriela Montell at or (202) 776-1768.


WHAT:UnidosUS Forum on What the Tax Law Means for Local Latinos
WHEN:Monday, May 14, 2018, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. ET
WHERE:Acacia Network
1865 N. Econolockhatchee Trail
Orlando, Florida 32817
WHO:Stephanie Murphy, U.S. Representative for Florida’s 7th District
Darren Soto, U.S. Representative for Florida’s 9th District
Rafael Collazo, Director of Political Campaigns, UnidosUS
Samantha Vargas-Poppe, Director, Policy Analysis Center, UnidosUS
UnidosUS Affiliates

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.