Anuncios de COHO

A blog for the Coalition of Hispanic Organizations, a membership group based in the Kansas City metropolitan area.

Wednesday, July 05, 2006

July 2006 General COHO meeting


The COHO general meeting in July will be held at the Tony Aguirre Community College, 2050 West Pennway, Kansas City, MO this Friday, July 7, 2006 at 8am. Featured is a panel of Missouri State Representatives to discuss legislation impacting our community that was voted on in the MO House of Representatives during the recent session that ended in May, 2006. Legislators who are confirmed are : State Representative Sharon Sanders Brooks, D - Kansas City, 37th District; State Representative Tim Flook, R - Liberty, 34th District’; State Representative Cathy Jolly, D - Kansas City, 45th District.

Also planning on attending is Ricardo Meza, MALDEF – Chicago office. Mr. Meza will arrive on Thursday and has offered to meet with COHO civil rights committee and executive members at the Irene Ruiz Bibilioteca de las Americas, located at 2017 West Pennway Blvd. KCMO on Thursday afternoon (tomorrow - 7/6/06) at 3pm. MALDEF has indicated that they are willing and interested in assisting us in addressing the voter id bill and in lobbying. COHO members are invited to attend as they are able.

Haz una click aqui for the minutes from the June meeting as well as a draft of Friday's agenda. A final version will be posted as reports from committee chairs are added. Hasta luego! y nos vemos el viernes! - Rita &:)