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Hispanic/Latino leaders to host virtual coronavirus meeting in Spanish

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Posted at 5:33 PM, Mar 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-22 18:33:52-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Local Hispanic/Latino leaders and elected officials will host a virtual public meeting in Spanish addressing the coronavirus outbreak at 6 p.m. on Sunday.

See details below.

WHAT: Coronavirus Update from Latino Leaders (in Spanish)

WHEN: Sunday, March 22, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.

WHERE: Zoom Meeting - https://unmc.zoom.us/j/9216953968

WHO: Latino and Omaha area leaders including --
Senator Tony Vargas, Nebraska Legislature, District 7

Dr. Armando De Alba, University of Nebraska Medical Cente

Selene Rivera, Community Advocate, CHI Health

Dr. Cheryl Logan, Superintendent, Omaha Public Schools

Alexis Steele, Policy Staff Attorney, Immigrant Legal Center

Albert Varas, Executive Director, Latino Center of the Midlands

Sergio Sosa, Executive Director, Heartland Workers Center

Nebraska Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

The message will feature issue experts and will highlight the multiple ways that COVID-19 is impacting the Latino community. Senator Tony Vargas will provide an update on how lawmakers intend to take emergency action to ensure public safety. Albert Varas, executive director of the Latino Center of the Midlands, will address how the non-profit will continue to support its community. Other local leaders will address the impact that COVID-19 will have on public schools, the census process, elections, immigration system, and public spaces and community events.

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QUE: Actualización del Coronavirus (espanol)

CUANDO: Domingo, 22 de marzo del 2020 a las 6:00 p.m.

DONDE: Zoom Meeting - https://unmc.zoom.us/j/9216953968

QUIEN: Líderes Latinos de Omaha --

Senator Tony Vargas, Nebraska Legislature, District 7

Dr. Armando De Alba, University of Nebraska Medical Center

Selene Rivera, Community Advocate, CHI Health

Dr. Cheryl Logan, Superintendent, Omaha Public Schools

Alexis Steele, Policy Staff Attorney, Immigrant Legal Center

Albert Varas, Executive Director, Latino Center of the Midlands

Sergio Sosa, Executive Director, Heartland Workers Center

El mensaje va a incluir las múltiples formas en que el COVID-19 está impactando a la comunidad latina. El senador Tony Vargas hablará sobre cómo los legisladores pretenden tomar medidas de emergencia para garantizar la seguridad pública. Albert Varas, director ejecutivo del Latino Center of the Midlands, hablará sobre su organización y cómo ellos están apoyando a su comunidad. Otros líderes locales van a explicar el impacto que COVID-19 tendrá en el censo, la educación, la inmigración y los eventos comunitarios.

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