Last Saturday I joined @ 300 Hispanic community members, politicians, organizers, members of the media, and representatives from various organizations in the Houston Area Latino Summit. The purpose of the meet was to discuss issues relevant to the community. It was coordinated/led by Houston City Council Member James Rodriguez.
I promised to post my tweets from that day, so here I am (just a few days late):
sandrasays: I don’t know if there’s a hashtag for this, so will use #latinosummit for this. will be here until 1pm.
sandrasays: education, workforce preparation is very important to the future of Houston says Klineberg #latinosummit
sandrasays: discussion of neighborhoods historically high-hispanic with “new high cost housing” changing the dynamics of the community #latinosummit
sandrasays: “hispanic population growth has begun to concentrate in new, hard to dsitrict areas” #latinosummitsandrasays: Spanish surname oters in new areas: West Harris County 18.9%, Hiram Clarke 18.3%, Alief 14.1% #latinosummit
sandrasays: questions from the crowd are interesting. pointed on specific actions to push immigration reform bills, sponsor immigrants #latinosummitsandrasays: Time for Kids reporter asked “what can kids do to become more involved” — great question from the 10-yr-old reporter #latinosummit