Latino Pennsylvania - Contributions and Concerns

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 15 – Community leaders detailed everyday life in their neighborhoods and underserved communities and how specific issues impact education, housing and mental health. The House Majority Policy Committee hosted a joint hearing with the PA Legislative Latino Caucus on the first day of Hispanic Heritage Month, and part of the conversation focused on the many accomplishments and contributions made by Latino Pennsylvanians and what the state can do to improve concerns facing Pennsylvania residents.

  • Hosts: Rep. Jose Giral (D-Philadelphia)
  • Testifiers:
    • Reverend Luis Cortés Jr.- Founder & CEO, Esperanza
    • Will González, Esq.- Executive Director ,Ceiba
    • Frederick Ramirez, Founder- CEO Pan American Behavioral Health Services; President, Co-Founder USALA Media (USA-Latin America)

Agenda + Testimony

Media Release + News Coverage