LULAC convention brings Latin American leaders to Cincinnati

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - The 2011 League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) convention is in Cincinnati all week, bringing 20,000 people to downtown and surrounding areas.

Among this year's confirmed speakers are U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Hilda Solis, former President of Mexico Vicente Fox and his wife Martha Sahugun de Fox, NFL Hall of Famer Anthony Munoz, Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius and director of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Alejandro Mayorkas. The convention will also feature performances by Los Lobos, La India, El Guero, Robin Lacey & DeZydeco and Alex Reymundo.

Events on Fountain Square include Salsa on the Square, Strauss and Troy Market on the Square, Zumba Street Party and Reggae Night with Subrosa Union.

This year's convention theme is "Bridging the Gap: Expanding the Latino Agenda Into New Frontiers." About 20,000 people are expected to attend the convention, including top leaders from business, government and othe sectors of the Latino community.

The convention will feature policy workshops, banquets, a job fair, a three-day exposition and a Federal Training Institute. LULAC is the oldest and larges Hispanic civil rights organization in the U.S.

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