As part of National Latino Children’s Institute’s annual El Día de los Niños celebration, NLCI is hosting a luncheon briefing on the “Status of Latino Children in the US.” NLCI will recognize Senator Bob Melendez (D-NJ) for his unyielding support in assuring the passage of the El Día de Los Niños Senate Resolution and his commitment to children. A panel of experts will provide current data and trends on the well-being of Latino children and engage Latino leaders and children’s advocates on the importance of investing in this rapidly growing population.

Featured Panelists:

Mark Hugo Lopez, Ph.D., Pew Research Center

Arturo Vargas, National Association of Latino Elected Officials

Yoli Flores, Annie E. Casey Foundation

Wendy Cervantes, First Focus

Please RSVP by April 15th to