Public Programs




Amplify Conference

The Amplify Conference will convene 350 Latinx leaders across multiple sectors, including political leaders, community organizers, business executives, cultural leaders and the artistic community to recognize Latinx elected leaders and develop and understanding of the state of the Latinx community in Massachusetts. Through keynote speakers, Firestarter storytellers, interactive workshops and networking reception, participants will build powerful partnerships and relationships that amplify our work and will begin to:

• Build a sustainable coalition of Latinx leaders and organizations that support our Amplify Latinx mission of increasing Latino civic engagement and leadership representation

• Develop an deploy diverse leaders who will disrupt the status quo and advance the priority issues of the Amplify Latinx coalition

• Identify key policy issues for the Massachusetts Latino community that will become part of an Amplify Latinx policy agenda for Latino upward mobility

The conference is hosted also by The Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy and The Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy in collaboration with their partner organizations.

Learn more and register via this link.

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