HNBA Vice President of External Affairs, the Honorable Celeste Villarreal, Visits DC

Washington, D.C. – The week of January 23rd, Celeste Villarreal, HNBA VP of External Affairs, visited the area in order to continue to develop work on the HNBA Advocacy Summit and Legislative Day and to participate in Justice at Stake’s Winter Meeting.  During her visit, Judge Villarreal and Zuraya Tapia attended meetings with the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda on immigration and on education with U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan; meetings with White House staff to plan the call held with HNBA membership nationally; with ARD German television to discuss issues affecting the Latino community; a meeting with HNBA Region V and with HBA-DC to discuss the upcoming Legislative Day and Advocacy Summit.