Submitted by ub on Wed, 04/18/2012 - 13:16

Whether you are covering national politics or local schools in the U.S, chances are that at some point you will be writing about Latino communities. With elections looming in November, media outlets have cast differing views on the importance of this population at the ballot box. Join a discussion with experts who will help inform your reporting on this complex voting block and the issues that most affect it.

* Angelo Falcon, president of the National Institute for Latino Policy
* Rodolfo O. de la Garza, Professor of Political Science, Columbia University
* Moderator: Chris Peña, Executive Editor,

DATE: 6 pm, Wed. April 25, 2012 ( join us for a half-hour networking session with refreshments) , Word Room, Columbia Journalism School.

This is an open, public session and coverage will be welcome. Follow us on Twitter that evening, using hashtag #LatinoVote2012 Please spread word!