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Friday, March 27th, 2009 @ 3PM

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Cordially invites you to

The New Demography:
the 4th chapter in the great American story

by

Guest Speaker
Jesse Treviño

The growth of the Hispanic population in the United States is a unique demographic phenomenon in our country’s history.   This historical transformation inaugurates the fourth chapter of the American story.  After Birth and Revolution; Civil War and Restoration; and World War and Economic Expansion, the "New Demography" will change the country and will very likely prove decisive in how it remains economically viable.  Hispanics are the driving force of the new demography, and their strategic value is only now becoming evident to decision-makers at all levels of society.  Our ability, as a country and its people, to think through and implement a sensible and effective approach to our future will decide how successful will the United States be in the decades to come.  Latinos at Boston College want to be a part of this national discussion. 

Moderator
Phyllis Barajas

Executive Director of Conexión - a nascent national movement dedicated to advancing Latino leadership

Friday, March 27th, 2009 @ 3PM to 5PM

Devlin Hall, Boston College

Jesse Treviño (Bio) is a former journalist, White House speech writer, immigration expert, and a strategic adviser to the Presidential Campaign of Sen. Barack Obama.  His engaging presentation will help us understand how the next American chapter can be written.

Phyllis Barajas, Executive Director of Conexión - a nascent national movement dedicated to advancing Latino leadership for the benefit of all will moderate the session.

Details:

What: "The New Demography: the 4th chapter in the great American story"
When: Friday, March 27th, 2009 @ 3PM to 5PM
Where: Devlin Hall, Boston College
Who should attend: All interested in how the future of the United States is shaped.

This event is co-sponsored by :

The Office of Institutional Diversity

The Organization of Latin American Affairs (O.L.A.A)

Graduate AHANA

The Archbishop Oscar A. Romero Scholarship

**Open to Students, Faculty, Staff and Alumni**