JERSEY CITY – Proud of his Latino heritage and eager to highlight the important legacy and achievements of Hispanic New Jerseyans, U.S. Senator Robert Menendez, will host his Second Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration at New Jersey City University, in Jersey City.
Menendez (D-NJ) will be joined by special guest U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis, who will give the keynote address on the importance of Latinos in the workforce, underscoring the important contributions of the more than 50 million Hispanics who provide much to the economic, cultural and political vibrancy of this country.
Menendez will also be joined by New Jersey State Assemblywoman Nellie Pou (D-Passaic) who will emcee the event, as well as other distinguished Hispanic elected officials and community leaders. Musical guests and performers will showcase Latino culture and tradition, in what will truly be a festive and inspiring event not to be missed. Immediately following the program, there will be a reception open to all attendees.
All New Jerseyans are invited to attend his Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration on Sunday, Oct. 2, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at New Jersey City University, 2039 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, Jersey City. Attendees should RSVP by calling 1-973-645-4623 or online at http://menendez.senate.gov/hispanicheritagemonth2011/.
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